The Mobile Photo Explosion – Infographic

Photography experienced something of a renaissance when smartphones came along. Far from being dead, apps such as Instagram rejuvenated the artform.

An infographic by Overgram [iTunes link], an app that adds text to Instagram photos, details the evolution of photography from its birth in 1826 to modern-day usage on social networks.

Some interesting tidbits include: Facebook has 10,000 times more photos than the Library of Congress, photos make up 42% of posts on Tumblr and 741 million mobile phones worldwide have “some type of photo capability.” For more on the history of photography, check out the entire infographic, below.

What do you use to take photos? Tell us in the comments below.

Source: Mashable.com

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