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1Examples of Different Genres and the People Who Made Them Famous Photography GenresExamples of Different Genres and the People Who Made Them Famous
2What 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.
3PhotojournalismPhotojournalism is the use of images to tell a news storyHas become more and more popularCan be more powerful than the written storyFamous Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White ( ), Eddie Adams ( ) won the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Vietnam War
4Margaret Bourke-White She began to study photography as a hobby while a very young woman.Margaret Bourke-White is a woman of many firsts. She was a forerunner in the newly emerging field of photojournalism, and was the first female to be hired as such.In 1929 she was the first photographer for Fortune magazine.She was the first female photojournalist for Life magazine, soon after its creation in 1935, and one of her photographs adorned its first cover (November 23, 1936). She was the first female war correspondent and the first to be allowed to work in combat zones during World War II, and one of the first photographers to enter and document the death camps. She made history
6Eddie Adams Adams was a photojournalist during the Vietnam War. Adams' close-up portraits and emphasis on intimate storytelling presented a new way to photograph war. In addition to photographing 13 wars, his images of politics, fashion and show business appeared on countless magazine covers and newspapers around the world.
7The Black and White Landscape Black and White photography uses details like lighting, composition, and patterns to attract viewersThe loss of color can create a more striking image than the colorful oneFamous Photographer: Ansel Adams ( )
8Ansel AdamsAnsel Adams was a visionary figure in nature photography and wilderness preservation.He was the most highly influential master of the monochrome landscape.Particularly famous for his images celebrating the beauty and majesty of Yosemite National Park
10Action PhotographyAction Photography uses a fast shutter speed to catch an action in a freeze frameThere are two types of action photography: blurred, and frozen motionLife is movement, whether it’s a NBA althlete reaching for a slam dunk or water cascading over a waterfall, our world is revealed in motionFamous Photographer: Eadweard Muybridge ( )
11Eadweard MuybridgeMuybridge was the first to photograph and created scientific studies of the body in motion.
12Isaac BaumanCinematographer who takes photos of action and motion while on set filming movies.
13Tim TadderTim Tadder – He produces award-winning photos for top consumer brands including Adidas, Budweiser, Coke Zero, Craftsman, Gatorade, and more. He creates highly-stylized action shots that draw viewers into the moment.
14Advertising 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 formRecently this genre has become more and more sexually suggestive and colorfulFamous Photographer: David LaChapelle
15David LaChapelleDavid LaChapelle is known internationally for his exceptional talent in combining a unique hyper-realistic artistic images with profound social messages.He has photographed for the covers and articles in Italian Vogue, French Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, and Rolling Stone Magazine, and he has photographed personalities as diverse as Tupac Shakur, Madonna, Eminem, Philip Johnson, Lance Armstrong, Pamela Anderson, Lil’ Kim, Uma Thurman, Elizabeth Taylor, David Beckham, Paris Hilton, Jeff Koons, Hillary Clinton, Muhammad Ali, and Britney Spears, just to name a few.After establishing himself as a fixture in contemporary photography, LaChapelle decided to branch out and direct music videos, live theatrical events, and documentary films.
16Fashion PhotographyFashion photography is used to display clothing and other accessoriesIt is often used for advertising purposes but is mostly published in magazines as editorial spreadsFamous Photographer: Shaun Alexander
17Shaun AlexanderShaun's eye for beauty and perfection continues to impress many Hollywood celebrities, recording artists, and top advertising agencies and fashion designers around the world.
19PortraiturePortraiture 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 bodyBlack and White photography is often used here to evoke more of an emotional responseFamous Photographer: Philippe Halsman ( )
20Philippe HalsmanHis portraits of celebrities, intellectuals and politicians appeared on the covers and pages of big picture magazines including Look, Esquire, Saturday Evening Post, Paris Match, and Life from (30 years)Halsman also collaborated with Salvador Dali to create Surrealistic images.
22Philippe HalsmanBtw for this picture, it took them 26 tries and over five hours to get that picture. The days before Photoshop....
23Animal PhotographyAnimal photography is the use of photography to showcase the beauty and danger of animalsAnimal photography in it’s finest form captures the animal in it’s natural unobserved stateFamous Photographer: Nick Brandt
24Nick BrandtNick Brandt is famous for his images of East African wildlife. He has produced a large collection of work which represents a powerful expression of the beauty and grandeur of the animal kingdom in this part of the world.His images are very different from the action packed shots of most other wildlife photographers. He is interested in portraying a subtler vision of the life and character of the creatures he photographs.
25Aerial PhotographyAerial photography is the shooting of earth scenes from above while in a plane or helicopterThis form of photography captures the natural patterns of the earth and displays them beautifully, often by contrasting the image and manipulating the lightingFamous Photographer: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
26Yann Arthus-BertrandFrench photographer, journalist, reporter and environmentalist.While in Africa, he earned his living as a hot-air balloon pilot. This was when he really discovered the earth from above and the advantages of viewing what he was studying from afar to gain an overall picture of an area and its resources.He discovered his calling: to demonstrate the Earth’s beauty and show the impact of mankind on the Planet.
27Still LifePhotographic representation of the arrangement of inanimate objectsStill Life Photography is a way to to capture the essence of objects and reveal their importance to us and to other peopleExamples of still life are all around us, they can be found within brochures, catalogues, advertising, magazine and book covers and also within fine art galleriesFamous Photographer: Edward Weston
28Edward WestonStill Life Photography gets its roots from the romanticism of traditional painting techniques, illustrating the natural world as it appears in the artist’s mind. Still life photographers transform ordinary scenes into a story by using varieties in texture, color, highlights, and shadows.Traditional still life photography places great emphasis on simplicity.
29Fine Art PhotographyFine 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 genresDoes not focus on selling products or services
30Man Ray & Bill BrandtFine art photography refers to photographs that are created in accordance with the creative vision of the photographer as artist.Usually seen on the walls of museums and galleries.Man Ray was an American modernist artist who spent most of his career in Paris, he worked with alternative processes and the human figure while focusing on light and shadow.Bill Brandt worked with people of Great Britain to produce a body of photographic works that range from realism to abstraction.
31NatureNature 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 environmentFamous Photographer: Eliot Porter
32Eliot PorterIn contrast with Ansel Adams’ big landscape style, Porter’s photos were more “quiet” and focused on the intimate landscape scenes that are easily overlooked.
33Macro PhotographyMacrophotography is the capturing of images at a very close rangeThis is a rather new genre due to the fact that highly specialized and expensive equipment is often requiredThis genre is often used to shoot insects, flowers, and other small animalsFamous Photographer: M. Plonsky
34M. Plonsky M. Plonsky likes to photograph living things. He thinks that nature is beautiful and he enjoys being able to capture it really close up.Macro photography is perfect for his style of art because he can get close enough to see what we usally can’t with the naked eye.
35Stock 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
36Shutterstock.comOften, these photographs involve people, and are produced in studios using a wide variety of models posing as professionals, stereotypes, expressing common emotions
37Careers in Photography FreelanceFashionJournalismMedia/NewspaperNature, Wildlife, TravelCorporatePortrait and WeddingMusicForensic