3. Types of Photography
Documentary photography Documentary photography usually refers to a popular form of photography used to chronicle significant and historical events. It is typically covered in professional photojournalism, or real life reportage, but it may also be an amateur, artistic, or academic pursuit. The photographer attempts to produce truthful, objective, and usually candid photography of a particular subject, most often pictures of people.
The 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest has begun. Photographers from around the world can submit their photos in the four categories: Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place and Spontaneous Moments. The grand prize winner will receive a National Geographic Expedition to Alaska. The deadline is Monday, June 30, at 12 p.m. EDT. Here is a selection of photos from the early entries. -- (10 photos total)
Portrait photography Natural light portraiture Portrait of a girl in costume in the natural environment of a gothic festival. Portrait photography or portraiture is photography of a person or group of people that displays the expression, personality, and mood of the subject. Like other types of portraiture, the focus of the photograph is usually the person's face, although the entire body and the background or context may be included. History Portrait photographs have been made since virtually the invention of the camera.
Portrait Photography guide and tips from Photo.net A face devoid of love or grace, A hateful, hard, successful face, A face with which a stone Would feel as thoroughly at ease As were they old acquaintances,-- First time together thrown. -- "A Portrait" by Emily Dickinson Below are two photos by world-famous portrait photographer: Elsa Dorfman. Elsa has the same kind of studio, background, lights, and equipment as a lot of folks with more technical skill.
Child Photography Tips "The ever changing subject. They just grow up too quick." Child photography is one of the most rewarding fields of photography.
Wedding photography A wedding in 1942 - with the bride wearing a traditional white wedding dress Wedding photography is the photography of activities relating to weddings. It encompasses photographs of the couple before marriage (for announcements, portrait displays, or thank you cards) as well as coverage of the wedding and reception (sometimes referred to as the wedding breakfast in non-US countries).
A Post By: Darren Rowse “Help me – I’m photographing my first Wedding!… Help me with some Wedding Photography Tips Please!” It’s a question that’s been asked a few times in our forums over the last few months so while I’m not a Pro Wedding Photographer I thought it was time to share a few tips on the topic of Wedding Photography. I’ll leave the technical tips of photographing a wedding to the pros – but as someone who has been asked to photograph numerous friends and family weddings – here are a few suggestions. Wedding Photography Tips
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