World Photography Day 2022 –  History & Quotes

Every year on August 19, World Photography Day is honored. The day is an unofficial holiday that allows people to honor the art of photography.

The first permanent photo of an object was captured by French Joseph Nicephore Niepce in 1826.  It celebrates how a picture captures the essence, emotion and mood of a moment in time.

Happy National Photography Day

The theme of World Photography Day 2022 is "Pandemic Lockdown through the lens."

World Photography Day 2022 theme

"Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst."

World Photography Day quotes

"When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence."

"Photography is the art of making memories tangible."

"Photographs are just light and time."

"A photograph is usually looked at – seldom looked into."

"Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies."