We at Spyne are here to wish a Happy World Photography Day 2021 to all the Photography Enthusiasts out there! No matter which photography genre you are a part of, this is your day. And on this special day, we are here with some exciting facts that will change the way you perceive this Unofficial Holiday.
How Is Spyne Contributing To The Evolution Of The Photography Industry?
We here at Spyne are a Deep Tech Startup, focused on bringing efficiency in Photography as well as the Photo Editing Industries. Being an AI-Driven Company, we are always finding new ways to develop innovation that will eventually help people seamlessly Create, Achieve, Manage and Share their Visual Content. And here are the following ways through which we plan on revolutionizing the Photography Industry:
1. Providing Opportunities to Freelance Photographers
We here at Spyne have been successful at establishing a vast photography network all over the country. Due to which we are currently connected with more than 3,500 professional photographers. And being associated with such a large number of photographers help us reach out to people in some of the smallest cities and towns of the country and provide them with the same convenient and low-cost photoshoots that people in metro cities get.
2. Developing Tech Products For A Smooth and Hassle-Free Future
As we said, we are a Tech-Based Company that is all about finding innovative solutions to the problems that businesses, as well as creative individuals, come across in terms of Acquiring and Managing Their Visual Content.
These were some of our products that themselves changed the way the whole Photography and Photo Editing Industries Work.
History of World Photography Day
Source: Smithsonian Magazine
World Photography Day celebrates the development of the art form we all know as photography and also the evolution that it has gone through in the past years.
We all click photos with our smartphones and our High-End Camera, but have we ever wondered how did it all start? It all started in 1837 when Joseph Nicephore Niepce and Louis Daguerre made a revolutionary invention of the daguerreotype, which little did they know will change the world as we see it. And as most of you might be wondering, daguerreotype was the first successful Photography process, used from 1839 to 1860. Daguerreotype used to be an image on a plate made of silvered copper.
The Story of World’s First Selfie
Even though the term “selfie” is relatively new, you might be a little shocked to hear the concept is not. It was an American Chemist and a Photo Enthusiast, Robert Cornelius who took the first-ever selfie back in 1839. Cornelius took the self-portrait at the back of his family’s chandelier store, by running into the frame. Even though it might seem a little funny, it was the moment that started it all.
How to Celebrate The World Photography Day 2021?
You all must be wondering what is the right way to celebrate world photography day, at the same time acknowledging its importance. Hence, we here at Spyne have brought you some ways through which you can spend this happy world photography day.
1. Get Motivated By The iPhone Photography Awards
Awards like these, help us realize that we do not need a professional camera to celebrate photography. You can take some amazing and artistically sound images even with your iPhone. Most of the winning entries are from iPhone 8, which is not even the latest one in the series. Hence, it’s your skill and passion that counts, not how many megapixels your camera has.
2. Add Colour To Your Old Family Photos
None of us is short on the old black and white family pictures. So this world photography day, give those old photos a new life by colourizing them using some basic photo editing tools.
3. Watch Some of The Best Photography Documentaries
This is one other great way to spend your world photography day 2021, as watching these documentaries will help you understand the development Photography has gone through the centuries.
4. Head Out With Your Polaroid Camera
The best way you can celebrate world photography day is to go out and capture the very essence of your surroundings through photography itself. And we know that our smartphone cameras are good enough, but we would suggest you take a polaroid with you for this. There is something special about these cameras, aside from the fact that they give you instant images that you can stick to your fridge.
5. Look at the Pictures Taken By NASA Mars Rover
Looking at these record-breaking photos give us a brief understanding of how Cameras and Photography itself has evolved over the years.
Why is World Photography Day Celebrated On 19th August?
The reason 19th August is celebrated as World Photography Day is that on the same day, 183 years ago, Joseph Nicephore Niepce and Louis Daguerre registered their invention, daguerreotype, with the patent office.
Best Photography Quotes That You Can Share On World Photography Day 2021
Another great way to celebrate world photography day is by inspiring other people with quotes and photos which can eventually let them apprehend the beauty of Photography and the purpose it serves. Hence, here are some of the best world photography day quotes we could find for you.
“A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective.”
“Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.”
“When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear.”
“The eye should learn to listen before it looks.”
“Taking pictures is savouring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.”
“Don’t shoot what it looks like. Shoot what it feels like.”
“If your pictures aren’t good enough you’re not close enough.”
“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.”
“If you are truly successful in capturing the pulse of life, then you can speak of a good photograph.”
Some Of The Best Indian Photographers That Went Viral in 2020?
India is not at all shy of the skills and creativity that is required to produce some of the best photographers in the World. And to give acknowledgement to some of them, here is a list of top 10 Indian Photographers who went viral in 2020 due to their extraordinary photos.
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