Have you ever thought about the very first...
Image Of A Human Being (est.1838-1839)
Self Portrait (1839)
Photo Montage (1858)
Aerial Photograph (1858)
(And some of the first aerial photographers)
Color Photograph (1861)
Sequence Photographs (1872)
Image of a tornado (1884)
Rolled Photographic Film (1888)
X-ray Photograph (1895)
Nighttime Wildlife Image (1906)
Image Of The North Pole (1909)
Underwater Color Photograph (1926)
Image of Earth From Space (1946)
High Speed Color Photograph (1957)
Digital Photograph (1957)
Color Image of Earth from the moon (1968)
Full view of planet Earth (1972)
First image posted to the Internet (1992)
Sigh, okay you can go back to taking selfies now.
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