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Know when the first selfie was taken on World Photography Day 2022

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Know when the first selfie was taken on World Photography Day 2022-Photos that are captured as a memory. By taking a picture of a small moment, you can decorate the moment forever. Taking pictures is also an art. World Photography Day is celebrated every year on 19th August i.e. 

Know when the first selfie was taken on World Photography Day 2022
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on this day to tell the importance of photographs. The day is an annual, worldwide celebration of the art, science, and history of photography. Photography is a way to express the feelings and personality of a person. There is also a famous saying by Henrik Ibacena. Heinrich has said that – ‘A picture is worth a thousand words (A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words). Sometimes pictures express a person’s feelings more than words.

Know when the first selfie was taken on World Photography Day 2022

Know when the first selfie was taken on World Photography Day 2022
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History of this day


World Photography Day was started on 9 January 1839 in France. At that time the photography process was announced. This process is called the Dogrotyping process. This process is called the first process of the photography world. Let us tell you that this process was invented by Joseph Nicefour and Louis Douger of France. After this, on 19 August 1839, the French government announced this invention and got its patent, World Photography Day is celebrated to remember this day.

Know when the first selfie was taken on World Photography Day 2022
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The theme of ‘Pandemic lockdown through the lens’


Let us tell you that the theme of World Photography Day 2022 is ‘Lockdown of the epidemic through the lens. The importance of having this theme is how we look at the lockdown due to the pandemic through the camera. Lockdown was imposed in the entire country due to Coronavirus. During this period, many people also learned the wonderful skills of photography.

The first selfie was taken at this time

The first selfie was taken at this time
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Today, of course, everyone is taking selfies, but the world’s first selfie was taken 182 years ago. This selfie was taken by Robert Cornelius of America in 1839. At that time no one knew what a selfie was, but Robert Cornelius started a new way of photography with this new initiative. The photograph taken by Robert Cornelius is still kept in print today in the United States Library of Congress.

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