Photography is a true art form that encompasses many different avenues. Portrait photography and landscape photography are perhaps, the most popular types of photography, but there are far from being the only forms of photography. Whether you are an amateur photographer or a professional chances are that you are going to have a favorite type of photography. Keep in mind that some types of photography encompass two or more other types of photography, so it should be fairly easy to pick a photography specialty based on your personality. I am going to go over different types of photography in hopes of helping you decide which one is right for you.
Photojournalism involves taking photos of facts as they happened. This style of photography requires the knowledge to capture human emotion in a single photograph and can take years of practice to perfect. In photojournalism, the photo will depict just one scene or event. These photographs are used to attract readers for news stories.
This is very similar to photojournalism, but in documentary photography the photographs are meant for historical evidence of an era, not the present time. Documentary photographers also need experiences and training to capture raw human emotion.
Macrophotography refers to photos that are taken at a very close range. In order to become a macro photographer, the proper professional film equipment (pfe) is essential. Lens