Product photography is a branch of commercial photography which deals with accurately & attractively representing a product.
These timepieces were photographed with this philosophy in mind.
The usual application of product photography is in catalogues and brochures, with a proportion of product images also being used in advertising.
Because of this, products, in this case, watches, is very detail- oriented and can be quite time consuming to properly light, photograph, and retouch.
usually regarded as one of the more challenging forms of photography, Wildlife photography requires technical skills and a fair amount of luck to be in the right place at the right time.
Photomanipulation is the art of taking existing images and through a wide range of techniques achieving the desired result. It goes far beyond simple color and contrast alterations and has a wide variety of applications form commercial use to creating digital art.
Landscape photography is about showing the vastness and beauty of the world. Photographs usually capture nature but also focus on areas of human influence, cities, etc.
Event photography is vast, and is very interesting in it's diversity. The following is just a small part:
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Editorial photography refers to the pictures in a magazine that aren't ads. These photographs generally accompany articles and help communicate the written word.
Editorial usually allows for much greater creative control.
Photojournalism is a style of photography where the photographer does not interact with the subject in any way shape or form. They simply document through images events transpiring around them
Portrait photography is about capturing the personality or essence of a subject. Not just a picture with a person in it. It needs to capture something of that person's uniqueness, either candidly or staged.
With their intricate shapes, colors, patterns, and scents, flowers are in many ways the definition of beauty in the world. They make for stunning photograph subjects, but do present some unique challenges and technical skill to capture them in all their beauty.
Candid in nature, street photography in general aims to capture social interactions in a variety of ways, from clever composition to a documentary style.
Framing and timing are key aspects, the aim being to create images taken at a decisive or poignant moment.
Wedding photography generally encompasses photographs of the couple before marriage (for announcements, portrait displays, or thank you cards) as well as coverage of the wedding and reception.
There are two general approaches to wedding photography,traditional and photojournalisitic. Traditional provides for more classically posed images and a great deal of photographer control interaction on the day of the wedding. A Photojournalist style of wedding photography takes its cue from editorial reporting styles and focuses more on candid images. Nowadays these styles are usually combined.
Food photography aims to produce attractive photogrpahs of food for use in advertising, menus, cookbooks, and more. It demands a fair bit of preparation.