Sports photographers can work as freelancers, taking pictures at sporting events and selling action shots to magazines, newspapers and sports enthusiasts. Some sports photographers work for sporting teams and organizations and take pictures that are mass-produced into commercial products.
A candid portrait is one where the subject is unaware that a photo has been taken. Henri Cartier-Bresson is considered a master of this. This Guardian article, written from the point of view of somebody captured in one of his photos, reveals an insight into the way he worked.
Conceptual photography began in the late 60's / early 70's and was an extension of Conceptual Art in general, a genre which rejected traditional aesthetic values and simply relied on an intellectual idea that was communicated often through very spare, "ugly" or utilitarian imagery.
An environmental portrait is a portrait executed in the subject's usual environment, such as in their home or workplace, and typically illuminates the subject's life and surroundings. The term is most frequently used of a genre of photography.
Styles Mentioned In this article are the basic principals of portrait photography. Each style or a combination of any can be applied to numerous categories. For example a wedding photographer can choose to use tradition style vs. candid, or glamor vs. lifestyle.
Stage photography for example is well known, but curtain photography is not used enough to even show up before a bunch of photographers with the last name Curtain or photographcs of actual curtains (unless it actually means taking photos of curtains...).
Glamour in someways is the bastard child in photography. I had one college instructor pull me aside and tell me, he could not understand why I wanted to shoot this. For him it was not fine art. Glamour photography crosses almost every genre of photography, yet it the least respected.
To me, landscape photography is about intent, about how you personally interpret an object. As a landscape photographer most of what I photograph falls into the realm of traditional landscape photography. That is, large views of the scenery which surrounds me. Sunsets over the ocean, trees in a field, a stream meandering through a forest.
His passion for traveling, adventure, nature, insects and animals has helped him to capture creative photographs. He specializes in capturing nature, landscape and macro photography. He focuses in his photos on showing the beauty of the surrounding world and the wonders that can be found on our planet.
Erin McNulty is a Professional pet photographer, animal mad, crazy cat lady, dog lover extraordinaire. I’m the girl who always stops to meet a new dog on my walk, and the girl who will cuddle the cat at the party instead of socializing. I'm also the author of SnapnPaws - Adorable Pet Photography in a Snap.
Photojournalism. Sports photojournalists take photographs of sporting events to capture the game experience in a single picture. Sports photojournalists work can be found in newspapers, television, the internet and in magazines, like Sports Illustrated.
Surreal Photography can often be blurred with Conceptual - therefore Shalora - the Conceptual Gallery Moderator has shared this: "Surreal photography would be more about creating a world or image which goes beyond the physical world as we know it.
The more glamorous, or modern style of photography is called Photojournalistic. It is also called documentary photography. While similarities exist between traditional and photojournalistic approaches, the main expectations of each style are very different. Traditional style is portrait oriented. Photojournalism is candid oriented.