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1 Photography Genres Examples of Different Genres and the People Who Made Them Famous

2 What are the different types? Just as in music, or film, there are different genres, or types of photography. These range from the delicate art of fine art photography, to the more hardcore sports photography.

3 Photojournalism Photojournalism is the use of images to tell a news story Photojournalism is the use of images to tell a news story Has become more and more popular Has become more and more popular Can be more powerful than the written story Can be more powerful than the written story Famous Photographer: Margaret Bourke- White ( ), Eddie Adams ( ) won the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Vietnam War Famous Photographer: Margaret Bourke- White ( ), Eddie Adams ( ) won the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Vietnam War

4 Margaret Bourke-White

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6 Eddie Adams

7 The Black and White Landscape Black and White photography uses details like lighting, composition, and patterns to attract viewers Black and White photography uses details like lighting, composition, and patterns to attract viewers The loss of color can create a more striking image than the colorful one The loss of color can create a more striking image than the colorful one Famous Photographer: Ansel Adams ( ) Famous Photographer: Ansel Adams ( )

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10 Action Photography Action Photography uses a fast shutter speed to catch an action in a freeze frame Action Photography uses a fast shutter speed to catch an action in a freeze frame There are two types of action photography: blurred, and frozen motion There are two types of action photography: blurred, and frozen motion Life is movement, whether it’s a NBA althlete reaching for a slam dunk or water cascading over a waterfall, our world is revealed in motion Life is movement, whether it’s a NBA althlete reaching for a slam dunk or water cascading over a waterfall, our world is revealed in motion Famous Photographer: Eadweard Muybridge ( ) Famous Photographer: Eadweard Muybridge ( )

11 Eadweard Muybridge

12 Isaac Bauman

13 Tim Tadder

14 Advertising Photography Advertising Photography is the use of photography to create an image that sells a product by portraying it in an often lavish and sexy form Advertising Photography is the use of photography to create an image that sells a product by portraying it in an often lavish and sexy form Recently this genre has become more and more sexually suggestive and colorful Recently this genre has become more and more sexually suggestive and colorful Famous Photographer: David LaChapelle Famous Photographer: David LaChapelle

15 David LaChapelle

16 Fashion Photography Fashion photography is used to display clothing and other accessories Fashion photography is used to display clothing and other accessories It is often used for advertising purposes but is mostly published in magazines as editorial spreads It is often used for advertising purposes but is mostly published in magazines as editorial spreads Famous Photographer: Shaun Alexander Famous Photographer: Shaun Alexander

17 Shaun Alexander

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19 Portraiture Portraiture is the photography of people and can be at close range to showcase the neck and up, or further away to showcase the waist up and sometimes the entire body Portraiture is the photography of people and can be at close range to showcase the neck and up, or further away to showcase the waist up and sometimes the entire body Black and White photography is often used here to evoke more of an emotional response Black and White photography is often used here to evoke more of an emotional response Famous Photographer: Philippe Halsman ( ) Famous Photographer: Philippe Halsman ( )

20 Philippe Halsman

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23 Animal Photography Animal photography is the use of photography to showcase the beauty and danger of animals Animal photography is the use of photography to showcase the beauty and danger of animals Animal photography in it’s finest form captures the animal in it’s natural unobserved state Animal photography in it’s finest form captures the animal in it’s natural unobserved state Famous Photographer: Nick Brandt Famous Photographer: Nick Brandt

24 Nick Brandt

25 Aerial Photography Aerial photography is the shooting of earth scenes from above while in a plane or helicopter Aerial photography is the shooting of earth scenes from above while in a plane or helicopter This form of photography captures the natural patterns of the earth and displays them beautifully, often by contrasting the image and manipulating the lighting This form of photography captures the natural patterns of the earth and displays them beautifully, often by contrasting the image and manipulating the lighting Famous Photographer: Yann Arthus-Bertrand Famous Photographer: Yann Arthus-Bertrand

26 Yann Arthus-Bertrand

27 Still Life Photographic representation of the arrangement of inanimate objects Still Life Photography is a way to to capture the essence of objects and reveal their importance to us and to other people Examples of still life are all around us, they can be found within brochures, catalogues, advertising, magazine and book covers and also within fine art galleries Famous Photographer: Edward Weston

28 Edward Weston

29 Fine Art Photography Fine art photography overlaps many genres of photography, as it is developed primarily for aesthetics and/or concept rather than function. photographs that are created to fulfill the creative vision of the artist. Stands in contrast to photojournalistic and commercial genres Does not focus on selling products or services

30 Man Ray & Bill Brandt

31 Nature Nature photography is an umbrella term incorporating landscape, wildlife, and plant photography. Many nature photographers try to educate people about the beauty of nature, often with the hope that more people will be inspired to help the environment Famous Photographer: Eliot Porter

32 Eliot Porter

33 Macro Photography Macrophotography is the capturing of images at a very close range Macrophotography is the capturing of images at a very close range This is a rather new genre due to the fact that highly specialized and expensive equipment is often required This is a rather new genre due to the fact that highly specialized and expensive equipment is often required This genre is often used to shoot insects, flowers, and other small animals This genre is often used to shoot insects, flowers, and other small animals Famous Photographer: M. Plonsky Famous Photographer: M. Plonsky

34 M. Plonsky

35 Stock Photography Encompassing virtually all genres of photography “Stock” refers to rights-managed images supplied to buyers for specific uses as a means to fulfill the needs of creative assignments Changed how companies do business, in terms of their advertising. Nowadays, it's no longer always necessary to hire a photographer. Thanks to stock photography collections, it's possible to simply buy the individual images one needs for a particular project

36 Shutterstock.com

37 Careers in Photography Freelance Freelance Fashion Fashion Journalism Journalism Media/Newspaper Media/Newspaper Nature, Wildlife, Travel Nature, Wildlife, Travel Corporate Corporate Portrait and Wedding Portrait and Wedding Music Music Forensic Forensic


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