National Camera Day

National Camera Day Quick Facts

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2020 DateJune 29, 2020
2021 DateJune 29, 2021
National Camera Day

National Camera Day History

National Camera Day commemorates photographs, cameras, and their invention. The word photography is based on two Greek words, that when put together it means "writing with light". Joseph Niépce was one of the inventors of photography. He developed the heliograph; a technique used to produce the world’s first known photograph in 1825. National Camera Day is observed each year on June 29th.

National Camera Day Facts

  • According to Just Fun Facts, the first ever color photograph was taken in 1861 by a physicist James Clark Maxwell.
  • George Eastman founded Kodak in the 1890s and became the world's largest photographic equipment manufacturer.

National Camera Day References and Related Sites

justfunfacts.com: Facts About Cameras and Photography

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