National Camera Day

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2023 DateJune 29, 2023
2024 DateJune 29, 2024
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.

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National Camera Day Facts

  • The word camera comes from the Latin phrase camera obscura, which means dark chamber.
  • 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. They were the first do design a digital camera.

National Camera Day Top Events and Things to Do

  • Go out and take pictures. Capture scenic photos of nature or more human elements.
  • Purchase a quality camera. Cameras have advanced over the years and have become more affordable. If you're interested in photography, you can find one that suits your needs.
  • Read some tips on taking professional phots.

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