Kolkata: 19th August is recognized as World photography day. Celebrating the occasion, in association with the streets of Calcutta on 19th August,2015 Rotaract Club of Calcutta Sun City which is the youth wing of Rotary club of Calcutta Suncity, organized a photo walk at Kumortuli from 6am onwards. Around 35 photographers took part in it and celebrated the day. The event will be followed by a workshop and prize distribution ceremony on 22nd August,2015 near at Sealdah from 4pm onwards.
The World Photography Day is annually observed on Aug 19 across the world. Be it a professional or amateur photographers, all of them celebrate the day with equal zest. One of the most important thing is to know about the origin of photography.The Daguerreotype photographic processes was invented by Frenchmen Joseph Nicephore Niepce and Louis Daguerre in 1837. William Fox is said to be the inventor of Calotype photo process. Daguerreotype photographic processes is the first practical photographic process recognised by the world.