Photography is not just art, but a true and permanent recollection of history. As you refine your skill with the camera, you also must use your mind to connect on a deeper level with the history of the world. For example, have you ever studied the beautiful intersection between art and science? Photography definitely counts, but check out this infographic below. It was compiled by Clifton Cameras and the Royal Photographic Society, a true leader in not just taking stunning photos, but crafting powerful imagery that captured the current events of the day. It starts with 1839, a year that most shutterbugs will recall as the true birth of photography, and ends with the world of photography today and what the Royal Photographic Society truly does for its members, and the greater global community.