With the prevalence of digital cameras and mobile phone cameras, these activities are also documented for display on photo-sharing websites and photo-basedSocial Networking Sites. Despite the prevalence of photography in many aspects of modern life, only a small minority of photographs are considered to be art and tend to be displayed in museums and galleries in formats similar to painting. These scientist-magicians, the first color photographers, are hardly alone in pushing the boundaries of one of the world’s newest art forms. The history of photography has always been a history of people – artists and inventors who steered the field into the modern era. Color photography started to become popular and accessible with the release of Eastman Kodak’s “Kodachrome” film in the 1930s.
- The singular significance attached to images of fisherfolk in the material available owes much to the circumstances in which photography first developed.
- The word photograph was coined