17 Historical Photos You Might Have Not Seen Before

Although the word Photography is a common phrase used in the present day, it is one of the most fast-growing and impressive technologies ever developed in the world. Would you believe that the journey from the very first camera that looked like a black box that took blurry photos and the modern-day digital/smartphone cameras are less than 200 years apart?

Since it was developed the documentation of world history changed. Photography has created many differences and helped the betterment of mankind in many different ways. The moon landing, historical events, places you cannot travel to, and even in the present pandemic situation, photography plays a huge role in society.

Photography and the first camera were developed in France. It was not recorded on a film, but it was on a pewter plate. After years of experiments and development, the camera developed into recording pictures on film, film tapes, more portable cameras were developed and into the digital realm of photography.

Did you know that the first official digital photo of a president was of former President Barack Obama in 2019? And now, everything is digital, and digital photography itself has its own developments going on.

We have collected a collection of historical photos, firsts of everything including the very first Instagram photo as well. Scroll down to check out some of the most important and historical photos in the world listed for you below. Please feel free to share your opinions in the comments sections.


Written by Alex Bradley

Reading, creative writing, poetry writing, language learning and grappling with literature have been my passions since I was young. Keen interest in cinematography and music feilds. Completed my Ordinary and Advanced levels in languages stream successfully. I have taken part in European Union missions in Sri Lanka. I have also completed my certificate courses in programming. And also a student and working in Tourism and Hotelling. Apart from writing, i am a vocalist and environmentalist.

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