Why are we studying photography ?
Basically because it’s the most popular cultural medium for transfering information.
An estimated four trillion photos have been taken, plus the one you’ve just taken: that’s how many photos mankind has made – give or take the odd one where the flash didn’t work – since 1839. Here are other things that have happened in that time
350M PHOTOS A DAY:
And on Snapchat there are even more: 400m.
Facebook is now the world’s largest photo archive.
How many were taken in front of a mirror? We reckon about 34M.
60M PHOTOS A DAY:
But there weren’t many photos taken in the whole of the 19th century.
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