Three Photos. Three facts.Fun facts from photography’s 175-year-history.
The most photographed
Lady Gaga or Lady Diana? We can’t say for sure who is the most snapped person in history. But none of us would be surprised to hear that it’s a lady. The world’s first portrait photograph, dating from 1839, was also of a woman: the photographer’s assistant.
This picture of the Moon has 681 billion pixels. Each pixel represents 43ft².
This shadow of an atom in a laser beam is 0.0000002mm across.