Photography (from Greek φως, phos (light) and γραφις, graph (pen, brush) - drawing with light) is called the process of creating an image of real objects with the help of light. Its invention was prompted by the search for a true and natural image in nature, inspired by the artistic attitudes of Romanticism. Photography is the discovery that radically changes the overall vision of the world.
The massively accessible possibility of creating and multiplying real images also creates completely new mental attitudes. Photography becomes an indisputable testimony of the experience - the experience takes shape (photographic tourism). The act of photography becomes a social ritual (memory photos, wedding photos, family photos, etc.) through which we seemingly master the unreal past. The world acquires a new visual code - by the photo one can orientate what is worth looking at. At the same time, the image is trivialized, filling the world with its duplicate images and leaving the feeling that it is more attainable than it really is. On the one hand, photography is perceived as a confirmation of reality (description, document). On the other hand, it creates a new concept of information, such as sealing a slice of time and space. Each thing can be separated from everything else and rearranged, and collaged. The world through photography can be perceived as a series of unrelated moments.