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Types of Photography

Week 14

Elena Skochilo

on 8 September 2014

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Types of Photography
Advertising Photography

Commercial photography sells a product.
Fashion photography sells a lifestyle.
Glamour Photography

Glamour photography is a form of photography which focuses on the models, highlighting their natural features in a way which is meant to be flattering and artistic.
Herb Ritts
Helmut Newton
Richard Avedon
Peter Gowland
Richard Fegley
Bunny Yeager
Pompeo Posar
Antoine Verglas
Still Life Photography

Still life photography captures objects deliberately grouped together to create a particular composition. This form of art requires the photographer to have an excellent sense of composition and lighting.
Adolf de Meyer
Irving Penn
Roger Fenton
Bela Borsodi
Wedding Photography

Wedding photography is the photography of activities relating to weddings.
A photographer can take his/her own approach towards this subject.
Fine Art Photography

Fine art photography resembles a work of art. These are highly creative images that have an abstract appeal.
Ansel Adams
Andreas Gursky
Gregory Crewdson
Jeff Wall
Bill Brandt
Nature Photography

Nature photography includes wide range of photography taken outdoors and devoted to displaying natural elements such as landscapes, wildlife, plants, and close-ups of natural scenes and textures.
Galen Rowell
Ansel Adams
John Shaw
Eliot Porter
Robert Glenn Ketchum
Arthur Morris
Landscape Photography

These photographs mainly highlight the natural beauty of any place. It includes areas of wilderness, deserts, mountains or even waterfalls.
Wildlife Photographers

Joel Sartore
Michael “Nick” Nichols
Jim Brandenburg
Mitsuaki Iwago
Steve Bloom
Norbert Wu
Thomas D. Mangelsen
David Doubilet
James Balog
Tui De Roy
Nick Brandt
Paul Nicklen
Frans Lanting
Underwater Photography

Underwater photography is the process of taking photographs while under water. It is usually done while scuba diving, but can be done while snorkeling or swimming.
Seascape Photography

Seascape photography depicts the sea. Here the concentration is mainly on capturing various moods of the ocean, at different times of the day or even seasons.
Hiroshi Sugimoto
Hiroshi Yamazaki
Robert Adams
Tom Baril
Lynn Davis
Roni Horn
Liz Deschenes
Cloudscape Photography

This genre of photography is completely dedicated to capturing various images of the cloud formations.
Travel Photography

Travel photography involves capturing images of a particular landscape or even people from different countries. A photographer who is dedicated to this type of photography captures various traditions and customs of a place.
Architectural Photography

Architectural photography is the photographing of buildings and similar structures that are both aesthetically pleasing and accurate representations of their subjects. This type of photography would require the photographers to be an expert in the technical, as well as the visual department.
Berenice Abbott
Eugene Atget
Iwan Baan
Bernd and Hilla Becher
Lucien Herve
Candida Hofer
Bedford Lemere
Eric de Mare
Julius Shulman
Wolfgang Sievers
G. E. Kidder Smith
Ezra Stoller
Portrait Photography

Portrait photography 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.
Yousuf Karsh
Eve Arnold
Edouard Boubat
Philippe Halsman
Cecil Beaton
Irving Penn
Antonin Kratochvil
Mary-Ellen Mark
Steve McCurry
Photojournalism creates images in order to tell a news story. Photojournalists create pictures that contribute to the news media.
Documentary photography

Documentary photography capture significant and historical events. Documentary photography generally relates to longer term projects with a more complex story line, while photojournalism concerns more breaking news stories.
Street Photography (also Urban or Candid)

Street photography features subjects in candid situations within public places.
Henri Cartier Bresson
Paul Strand
Robert Frank
Alvin Langdon Coburn
Eugene Atget
Alfred Stieglitz
Andre Kertesz
Karl Schmolz
Celebrity Photography

Celebrity photography features celebrities in the arts, sports and sometimes politics.
Event Photography
Celebrity Portraiture
Sports Photography

Sports photography covers all types of sports.
Nude Photography

Nude photography is a genre of art photography which depicts the nude human body.
War Photography

War photography captures photographs of armed conflict and life in war-torn areas.
Macro Photography

Macro photography creates close-up images of the particular subject. This style is used to capture details of organisms or nature that may not be visible to the naked eye.
Aerial Photography

Aerial photography is the taking of photographs of the ground from an elevated position.
Food Photography

Food photography is a still life specialization of commercial photography, aimed at producing attractive photographs of food for use in advertisements, packaging, menus or cookbooks.

Astrophotography focus on capturing images from space. This could range from the planets to the stars or any other interesting formations.

Night Photography

Photographers in this case completely specialize in night scenes. Due to the problem of minimum light, a photographer can use artificial light or even a long exposure to capture clear and precise images.

Child Photography

Child photography depicts children, obviously...
Stock Photography

Stock photography is the supply of photographs licensed for specific uses. It is used to fulfill the needs of creative assignments instead of hiring a photographer. Today, stock images can be presented in online databases. They can be purchased and delivered online.


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