Celebrate 175 Years of Photography this August

World Photo Day 2014 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.

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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

Celebrate the value of a photograph

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.

If you're passionate about photography and want to join the celebration, you can find out what is happening near you in our Global Events Calendar.

Have an event idea of your own? Create an event page to let others know about it!

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

World Photo Day Global Gallery

Every August, World Photo Day opens its global gallery for submissions.

World Photo Day 2013 Gallery Submissions