A Visual History of Light

Spoiler: It all started with a campfire.

As adventurers and explorers we often take our high-lumen, ultra-efficient technologically advanced light sources for granted. Here The Atlantic provides a beautiful, visually-illustrated history of humankind's relationship with light.

 

Published: May 23, 2018

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Josiah RoeAdmin

San Francisco

The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark. - John Muir