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 Global Gallery

World Photo Day is all about celebrating photography. Whether you see yourself as an Amateur, Hobbyist or Professional, August 19th is a day to embrace your love of photography.

Between August 19 - 26 World Photo Day opens its global gallery for submissions. Share a glimpse of your world with the 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 potentiol to redefine who we are and what we believe in.

World Photo Day 2013 Gallery Submissions