We take for granted our ability to capture all aspects of our lives on film or more correctly today in digital format so it seems appropriate to devote a day of the year to celebrating the camera – https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/camera-day/
And let’s face it is a great excise to escape from your desk (or the children!) and grab your camera, ipad or phone and start snapping.
According to Wikipedia the French inventor Joseph Niépce was a pioneer, developing the heliograph, alongside Louis Jacques Daguerre who took the first fixed image that didn’t fade. And if you want a bit more history check out – (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_camera.