Some of the areas of photography.
Photography is wide not only in the field of practice, but also in technique and method. These open sourced videos are designed to give out an outline of some of these areas, practices and ethics that you will need to have.
Art photography is creative visually and soulfully. It is an expression of movement, transient states and fluidity. Photography is a medium to express to your artistic vision.
Photojournalism.- is capturing in the moment so you need to grasp the aspect of play and shoot. Never miss the moment, so you really need to understand how your camera works. The story is about the place, so you need to have understanding of the culture & space. You need to have a solid network of people in the places you are working. It is about capturing the story the moment is happens.
Ethnography & Anthropology.
Visual anthropology is a form of collecting artistic side of anthropology away from the normal contextual methods of collective and reflective research. Imagery allows an anthropologist to place a visual context to the environment, people and other topics that anthropologist research.
A hybrid of art and expression, fashion photography is a medium to exhibit styles away from drawn or made fashion. Location scouting, thought and process is taken here. Adaptability in a studio place or a location setting is needed. Therefore technical knowledge and understanding outside of the visual capacity is needed.
Sport photography is physically demanding as well as collaborative. Working in high powered teams with specific objectives a sports photographer has to be adaptive to their environment. The photographer has to have a wide knowledge of lenses and shutter speeds.
How do I develop my own style?
One of the hardest challenges of finding out what type of photographer you are is deciding or discovering your own style. This is a process that can takes a while to evolve, but if I am honest you might have several outlets. You may have your commercial value and then your creative. When you first start out, its very much a process of understanding how the camera operates and most importantly playing.
Lenses effect the way we see things, not only in the amount of light that is entering the camera, but also depth of field, frame scale and zoom. It's not that the camera is broken or limited, you just need to use the right lens for the right job and choosing this can be hard.
Wide Angle Lenses
Understanding Camera Lenses.
Get Creative Lenses
BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY
Black and white photography has something very special about it. Whether you are doing this in analogue and or digitally, there is just something super special about it, specifically in analogue. Digitally you will need to alter your image in Lightroom or photoshop to convert it black white. These three videos explain the technique in the production process and also in photoshop.
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