Celebrate 175 Years of Photography this August

World Photo Day 2014 marks the release of the first practical photographic process patent in 1839.

World Photo Day hosted its first global, online gallery in 2010 with the goal to unite local and global communities in a worldwide celebration of photography.

Since its initial launch, The World Photo Day project has grown from an idea into a global event as photographers around the globe have joined the celebration. Read More

World Photo Day Online Exhibition 2014

Between August 19 - 26 we open our global gallery for submissions. Get involved with World Photo Day 2014 and share a small part of your world.

Engage your Community

Use the power of photography to engage your community and empower your brand as part of World Photo Day this August. Learn More

Local & Global Reach

World Photo Day has continued to grow both globally and locally as a powerful community building event. View Events

I believe that photography has the power to tell stories, inspire generations and initiate change in the world.

Korske Ara, Founder

Latest News

  • 24 Sep
    New Website Launched
    As World Photo Day continues to grow each year, Adam and I have made changes to our website to help us add new features faster, improve security and improve general accessibility. Over the last 12 months we have re-developed the WPD website from the ground up. Sep 24, 2012 | Read More
  • 15 Mar
    Celebrating 175 years of photography
    World Photo Day 2014, to be held on August 19th marks a special anniversary for photographers across the globe. It marks the 175th anniversary of the first permanent photographic process patented and freely released to the world on August 19th, 1839. Mar 15, 2012 | Read More

You don't take a photograph... You make it

Celebrate the value of a photograph

Photography is a powerful method of visual communication that has the potential to redefine who we are and what we believe in.

World Photo Day 2013 Gallery Submissions