Photography

Introduction

Here are some fun facts in photography that you may find amusing:

  • The word “photography” originates from Greek, meaning drawing with light.
  • The word camera originates from the Latin word “camera obscura” which means “dark chamber”.
  • The first ever camera described in the history was a pin hole camera, dating back to 4th or 5th century.
  • 35mm format in still photography was first introduced by Leica in 1925.
  • The world’s first photo was taken by a French scientist, Joseph Nicéphore Niépce with a camera obscura in 1826.
  • The first 35mm SLR camera was introduced by Ihagee – the Kine Exakta 1.
  • There is an average of 300 million photos uploaded to Facebook per day.
  • Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell produces the world’s first color photograph in 1861.
  • The most viewed photograph in history is the Windows XP’s default wallpaper.
  • The first known photograph of a tornado was taken on 28 August 1884, about 22 miles southwest of Howard, South Dakota.

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