How Photography changed the world

Topics: Geography, Culture, Photography / Pages: 4 (789 words) / Published: Dec 1st, 2013
How Photography Changed the World

Photography is the creation of art and science, it created images by recording light.
Photography is a fantastic invention, thanks to photography, videos were created, cinema was created, television, and all the things that relate with a picture work that’s to the invention of photography.
The photography was invented by Sir John F.W. Herschel in 1839; he called it photo ("light") and graphein ("to draw").
Few years after photography was invented, not a lot of people knew about it because it wasn’t something that could spread easily because only Sir John W. Herschel knew how to create one, and portraits were very famous by that time so people didn’t really cared much about photography because it was pretty much the same as a portrait.
With the pass of the time, cameras started modernizing, first you couldn’t see the photo, then you had to go to a room with special light so that the photo would appear, then it saved into a reel, and then you had to go to the shop so that they could transform it into a photo, and now it’s the easiest thing, you just take a photo and you see it with just one click.
Now, what I want to focus about in this research paper is how thanks to people and obviously thanks to photography, everyone now knows how other cultures are, and how they live, they don’t need to travel to that country to see it, because thanks to photography and specifically, thanks to the National Geographic, among others, they all made this possible.

National Geographic is an organization that works thanks to millions of photographers all around the world that take photos and shares them with the world, now its easy to share them, because its via internet, but before they used to send the photos via mail and it took very long to get to the other side of the world.
National Geographic is already 100 years old, it all started on January 27,1888, the National Geographic Society was founded in Washington D.C, with the

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