World Photography Day 2022: History, Theme, Importance, Quotes

Every year, August 19 is celebrated as World Photography Day 2022, a day to celebrate the power that photography possesses to capture and immortalize moments. On World Photography Day 2022, check out everything about the day, its history, theme, significance, quotes and all latest news only on Money Niyantran.


World Photography Day 2022: History

Are you curious to know about the world’s first recorded photograph on World Photography Day 2022? The first ever permanent picture of an object was taken in 1826 by a Frenchman, Joseph Nicephore Niepce.

What is the Theme of World Photography Day 2022?

This year’s theme is quite unique: “Pandemic Lockdown through the Lens.” As the outbreak of the global pandemic forced everyone to stay indoors, World Photography Day 2022 focuses on pictures taken during that phase.

Significance of World Photography Day

World Photography Day intends to celebrate the art, science, and craft of photography. It honors how a picture can capture the emotion, mood and essence of a moment and preserve it forever. It also celebrates the dedication and passion of photographers and it is a unique form of art.

World Photography Day 2022: Beautiful Quotes

  • “Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever…it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” – Aaron Siskind
  • “If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, then you’re never going to get others to feel anything when they look at your pictures.” – Don McCullin
World Photography Day 2022
Photography: Payel Sinhababu
  • “Photography is the story I fail to put into words.” – Destin Sparks
  • “There is one thing the photo must contain – the humanity of the moment.” – Robert Frank
  • “It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera…they are made with the eye, heart, and head.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • “Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies.” – Diane Arbus
  • “I go and get the camera and do it. Photography is a medium in which if you don’t do it then, very often you don’t do it at all, because it doesn’t happen twice. – Paul Strand
  • “The photo that you took with your camera is the imagination you want to create with reality.” – Scott Lorenzo

How to Celebrate World Photography Day 2022?

Anyone can participate in World Photography Day 2022 celebration. Click a picture of any object you like and upload it on social media with the following hashtag: “#worldphotographyday2022

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