Photography has unturned many stones up till now and has reached to its most definite and innovative form in present era. The first ever permanent photograph was an image that was produced by a French inventor Nicéphore Niépce in 1826. That picture took eight hours at that time to come in showing details and exists till today.
A picture worths thousand words - is what showing a picture worth in itself. Thus, photography was the department that needed to be revolutionized and 1826 was the year that brought revolution in this respect.
Two men named Shariq and Arsalan are the eye behind “1826 The Darkroom” and assume world in their own perspective. Shariq looks at everything in his own imaginative and abstract way bringing most creative and unique elements in his pictures using lights and the retro equipment. Whereas, Arsalan adds commercial aspect in a picture he takes and uses new age high tech apparatus. He captures true emotions and features of a picture with his exceptional camera angles and shows extreme passion for his work.
1826 The Darkroom is operating in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad presently and covers following genre through photography: