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The art of taking pictures is known as photography. Photography is something which gives a purpose to life. Photography is the art and science of processing pictures. Photography gives a vision to a man’s life. A vision is required to identify and to process a picture at its best. A great photographer knows how to inculcate a spark in a dull object which his photography skills. Adding a life to something dull and boring is what photographers do. The above description is only a glimpse of what actually photography is.

Photography is a vast field. Many great photographers often take up photography as a hobby. They were inclined to this beautiful field by their parents.T heir parents were the ones who handed a camera in their tiny hands for the very first time. These days everyone learns the basics of photography courses as a majority of them are easily available on the internet and can be relied on. There are many different kinds of photography fields as one can ever imagine. Some of which are mentioned below:


  1. Aerial photography: this photography aims to capture earth from above. Drones are one of the easiest and most effective ways to capture the view from above.
  2. Black and white photography: This photography adds timeless drama to the pictures. For the photos to be clear it is really important to keep the concept of contrast in mind. This makes the pictures more crisp and defined.
  3. Dance Photography: Dance is something more than just a body movement. Capturing these types of movements requires a camera with fast shutter speed. These types of photos captures the true beauty of dance.
  4. Food Photography: Social media these days has ample number of food pictures. It has become a trend to upload food items one is having on social media but an image should be properly lit to make the food look delicious.
  5. Fashion Photography: This type of photography displays clothes. Often magazines like Elle, Vogue etc. conduct fashion photography to display clothes and other fashion items. 
  6. Wedding photography: from shooting underwater to beachside photography, from hilltop to hiking. This is one of the most commonly observed photography. Every year numerous couples trust wedding photographers and make them an indispensable part of their celebrations.
  7. Macro photography: This type of photography aims to magnify the images of tiny plants and insects. We often miss how beautiful and exotic these creations are. Macro photography is done by special lenses so that the characteristics and beautifulness of tiny bugs and plants is not lost that we normally miss.

    When moving images are recorded in a proper sequence on an electronic media like videotape, solid state storage etc. such that it appears a video is known as videography. This is widely used in fields like security cameras, gaming, video blogging, medical imaging and the list is endless. Many photographies and videography courses are available online as well as offline. One should rely only on the trusted sources to learn the basics to advance of both photography and videography.



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    • Koroboom

      So, there are several types of photography but they all are art. I always take inspiration from beautiful photos and this fact inspired me to buy the best point and shoot cameras under 200. I can’t spend on it very much money but I hope this is enough to make good photos.

    • Emilie Klark

      I think everyone would like to photograph beautifully – for other people or just for themselves, because this is a valuable memory. Recently, this tool has become my faithful assistant, it allows you to remove everything superfluous from the frame and make it flawless

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