The Rise of Social and Mobile Photography [Infographic]

Award-winning photographer Chase Jarvis has said, “the best camera is the one that’s with you.” This infographic traces the history of photography from the 19th century to the present day, when social networks and mobile apps are revolutionizing the way we shoot, edit, and distribute photos.

There are some surprising stats on popular networks like Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter, and Facebook. Today, Facebook has 10,000 times more photos than the Library of Congress. How did we get here? Take a look.

Infographic courtesy of Overgram, an app that lets users place text over their photos.

Mobile Photography [Infographic]
Courtesy of Overgram

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