Save Your Photos Month - September is Save Your Photos Month, a whole month set aside as a reminder for us to keep our pictures so we never lose them.

Save Your Photos Month 2024 – September 2024

Save Your Photos Month is celebrated in September. Pictures are like visual memories that help us remember certain things and certain people even when our actual memory fails us. It would do us a lot of good to back up our photos and prevent them from any sort of damage, such as flood, fire, or theft, which could make us lose them forever. We have a whole month to remember to back up our photos. There are different options available to back up your photos: you can use google drive, or an external drive, or you can save your photos to the cloud.

History of Save Your Photos Month

Save Your Photos Month is observed globally by everyone who wishes to preserve, organize, and share their pictures, and also convert their old pictures. It was first observed in 2014 by the Association of Personal Photos Organizers, now known as The Photo Managers. Every September photo retailers, photo organizers, and some companies will come together either online or through social media, campaigns to raise awareness and inform people of the advantages of keeping their pictures.The first picture was taken in 1825 by Joseph Nicephore Niepce, a French inventor. He took this picture by using a petroleum derivative called ‘Bitumen of Judea’ to record the camera’s projection. When Bitumen is exposed to light it gets hard, and the unhardened material could be washed away. Niepce will then polish the metal plate that he used and this will make a negative image that can be coated with ink to produce a print. The major problem with this method was that the metal plate was expensive to produce, heavy, and took a lot of time to polish. But in 1839, Sir John Herschel made the first glass negative. This both made the process easier and produced better results. Despite the improvement, it still took a long time for photography to be recognized publicly.Remarkable advancements in digital technology have made taking and saving photos easier than ever. Icloud (a means of storing pictures online) was launched by Apple on October 12, 2011. Another storage service called Google Photos developed by Google was announced in May 2015.

Save Your Photos Month timeline

The First Digital Photograph

Micheal Francis publishes the first color digital photograph in 1972.

The First Photo Ever Uploaded

A picture of an all-female comedy band described as the ‘high energy rock band’ is uploaded, making it the first picture ever uploaded on the Internet.

The First Camera Phone Is Released

Kyocera Visual Phone VP-210, the first-ever commercial camera phone, is released in Japan, in May 1999.

ICloud Is Introduced

Apple introduces iCloud, which is cloud storage for data, including photos.

Save Your Photos Month FAQs

Is Google Photos unlimited storage?

Google in June 2021 ended its unlimited free storage policy for Google Photos. Now, the photos and videos you upload will count toward the 15GB default storage for all Google accounts.

What month is photography month

May is National Photography Month.

Where can I save my photos

You can save your photos on Google drive.

Save Your Photos Month Activities

  1. Take a picture

    Since the month is about photos, the best way to celebrate it will be to take pictures. Get your hands on a very good camera and take as many pictures as you can.

  2. Save your pictures

    Save Your Photos Month is all about saving your pictures so you would never lose them. Have you saved all your pictures? Check your gallery and your old photo album and confirm that everything is backed up.

  3. Create awareness

    You need to tell more people about this amazing month so they don’t miss out. Spread the word that the beautiful month of September is Save Your Photos Month.

5 Facts About Photography

  1. Photo booths have been around since 1925

    The first photo booth was created in 1925 in New York City

  2. The first human picture was accidental

    The first time the picture of a person was taken, it was accidental.

  3. A panorama photo is unusual

    The end of a panorama photo captures different points in time.

  4. Your left side is your good side

    The good side of one’s face is one’s left side.

  5. Nobody smiled in old photos

    Nobody ever smiled in old photos because they were using back braces to stay still.

Why We Love Save Your Photos Month

  1. It helps us to save memories

    Save Your Photos Month reminds us to store our photos such that we never lose them. This has helped a lot of people preserve memories forever.

  2. Photography has a long history

    Photography has been around since the late 1830s. Photographs help us to capture our best moments.

  3. Celebrates new technology

    We have the opportunity to save our photos in large, permanent, secure storage today thanks to the new technology available for us. Technology has made the entire process of producing and storing images easy and incredibly fast.

Save Your Photos Month dates

Year Date Day
2023 September 1 Friday
2024 September 1 Sunday
2025 September 1 Monday
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