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World Photography Day
by Marcelo Caltabiano - Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 10:44 AM
 

World Photography Day originates from the invention of the Daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Louis Daguerre. On January 9, 1839, The French Academy of Sciences announced the daguerreotype process. A few months later, on August 19, 1839, the French government announced the invention as a gift “Free to the World.

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http://www.worldphotoday.org/