In this article we will be taking a closer look at some different, popular photography styles and techniques. We will also be presenting some great hand-picked examples of pictures in the respective photography styles.
By using the term of “Macro Photography” we mean examples of close-up photography. The images that are projected on the “digital sensor plane” that are near to the same size as the object that is photographed. Nowadays, the “macro” term is also used in marketing, meaning the possibility to focus close enough to an object.
Motion Blur Photography
The term of “Motion Blur” in photography means some objects that are fast moving in a still image or some videos, animations or movies. Because of technological constraints or artistic requirements, the image may represent the scene over a period of time. As objects in a scene move, an image of that scene must represent an integration of all positions of those objects, as well as the camera’s viewpoint.
Infrared photography uses an image sensor that is quite sensitive to infrared light. Most manual focus 35 mm SLR and medium format SLR lenses have a red dot, line or diamond, often with a red “R” called the infrared index mark, that can be used to achieve proper infrared focus; many autofocus lenses no longer have this mark.
In photography, the term “panoramic photography” is a popular technique that, by using some special programs(software) and equipment that helps the photographer to shoot images with elongated fields of view. By some photographers it is also called “wide format photography”.
In photography terms, “tilt-shift” is a technique that refers to the use of camera movements, on not big-format cameras, it also refers to the use of tilt for selective focus, with reference to simulating a miniature scene.
The technique of “high speed” is very old in the photography field. It was first defined by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers as long ago as 1948, by representing the action of taking photos of a very fast phenomena.
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After reading this article and also viewing the beautiful examples compiled above, you’ll hopefully know more about photography styles and techniques.