Mexico, August 19 (Notimex) .- Every day millions of people make photos, they just have to take their mobile phone, point it and tap the screen, it's hard to think about what it does Only 200 years ago people did not have the opportunity – even at a distance – to capture a moment, let alone share them with the whole world.
There are antecedents of the study and description of obscure cameras & # 39; s stenopos from the year 400 and 300 BC, by the Chinese philosopher Mo Di and the Greek philosopher Aristotle, who could be the first forerunners of the camera to be.
In 1490 Leonardo Da Vinci made the first illustration and full description of the camera obscura in order to study the behavior of light; After the invention of the glasses and the telescope, the study of the behavior of light was deepened.
It was in 1826 when Joseph Nicéphore made the first picture of the story, a view from the window of his house that he took in the neighborhood took eight hours of exposure.
Later Nicéphore worked with Louis Daguerre to repair the image together, a milestone that they reached in 1835; was on August 19, 1839 when Daguerre showed his invention called daguerreotype at the Academy of Sciences of Paris, date considered the beginning of photography and adopted to celebrate his invention.
In 1839 the French furniture maker Alphonse Giroux made Daguerre the first camera to be marketed in history with a weight of 54 kilograms.
In 1841 Richard Beard initiated the first study of portraits in the world in London, while David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson were the first to document reality in 1843 through photography in a fishing village.
The invention was popularized at the beginning of the 19th century when George Eastman invented his Kodak Brownie camera that was mapped with a portable camera containing a sensitized and coiled celluloid band; It was the beginning of the film role.
Nowadays the massification of photography has allowed everyone to make photos for the photographer of the Mexican state news agency (Notimex), José Pazos, the professional photographers print technical quality on their images, " we can tell a story, a context and with knowledge of its social importance. "
Provides magic in every shot, giving him a life dedicated to taking photos "while walking, when traveling, on vacation or with the family, you always think about what the The best framing would be, the best moment, we are not like office workers who take off their suits and stop, we are full-time journalists. " 19659011] On the other hand, with 14 years of experience, Guillermo Hernández Mendoza, the photography teacher ensures that the discipline changed his life, gave him a direction and is the way he connects with the world and with others. n the people around him, "I think the day I stop here, my photos will continue and that will be my way of transcending."
Regarding the possibilities offered by technological tools, he said that the great classic photos are made with much more sober equipment than currently available, "now every mobile phone can outperform an analog camera in terms of possibilities that have changed because we have much more complex tools, but the basis of photography remains the same ".  With 30 years of experience, the also photographer of Notimex, Bernardo Moncada, says that he has advantages in new technologies such as directness, but he believes that in social networks such as Instagram, which offers unlimited possibilities to share images with the world, users are committed to taking limited photos, such as patillos or automatic portraits.
The mobile phone offers options, however, users do not turn around to see what surrounds them, they limit themselves without knowing the world, he said.