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A collection of images shot by The Hindu’s photographers to mark the World Photography Day


World Photography Day is observed on August 19 every year to mark the invention of Daguerreotype Process by Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and Louis Daguerre on this day in 1839.

On this day in 1839, Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and Louis Daguerre developed the Daguerreotype Process, the ability to capture an image using a camera obscura onto a light sensitive silver iodide plate.

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