If not for photographs, the world would be robbed of innumerable memories & milestones.
Serving as a peek into the days gone by, photographs are so much more than just an instrument of nostalgia.
It is an important tool in the preservation of history & an effective mode of storytelling that transcends the boundaries of languages & time.
Therefore, it only seems fitting that a day is set aside to acknowledge & honour the magic of photography.
World Photography Day is observed on August 19 every year, across the world.
The day was chosen to mark the purchase of the patent to the daguerreotype camera by the French government, who made it free for use to the entire world.
Here are some pictures of what our society has become, for which I have received international awards in the last years...