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

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound Collective.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More

Josiah RoeAdmin

San Francisco

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