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Best Genres in Photography

A list that encompasses the different genres of photography that make it the aesthetically beautiful art form that it is. Thumbs up the ones that appeal to you the most or add your own, if they've been missed!!!

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Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography

As a photographer, your mind tends to the beauty of this nature and wide elements of it then are termed as a Landscape Photographer. The photography which has taken by utilizing these elements has termed as Landscape Photography.

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Wildlife Photography

Wildlife Photography

This photography involves certain risks and passion. A Wildlife photographer has to roam around forest to capture the photos of creatures. This type of photography will come under taking photos of animals, their habitat, their behaviors etc..

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Sports Photography

Sports Photography

This genre of photography requires practice and technical equipments. It has marked as a difficult type of photography and captures interesting moments of sports, the stadium, team chemistry etc..

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Portrait Photography

Portrait Photography

It often visualizes the expression of single person or a group of people. It’s one of the popular and oldest genres in photography which captures mood and personal environment of a subject, basically human.

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Event Photography

Event Photography

This photography has very much demand in the field but even though requires very minimum skill. It’s a stepping stone in the photography field and a event photographer have to be good in framing and editing skills.

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Fashion Photography

Fashion Photography

It’s a professional genre of photography that highlights the features of a model or an actor. Usually, it would be taken in a studio with quality accessories and lights. The photographs also need high quality printed or display outputs than other types.

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Photojournalism

Photojournalism

The type of photography incorporates under the genres of documentary photography, social photography and celebrity photography which captures images in order to produce a news story. It requires randomness in technical aspects, to be genuine in concept and honest in your execution of your photographs.

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Advertising Photography

Advertising Photography

It’s the photography which illustrates a product or service in motive to sell it. This type requires skill in lighting and positioning of subjects. This photography type also employs editing skills in the photographs.

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Candid Photography

Candid Photography

It’s also known as secret photography which is an art of taking photos without the sense of the subjects. These photographs are mostly taken without the permission of the people and without any prior preparation. The effect of this photography lies in the skill and luck of the photographer.

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Street Photography

Street Photography

It would be a serious of images that points to a social subject which photographer has taken from a social facet. It normally deals with expressions, personality, intensity, hidden reasons of the subjects.

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    Born and brought up in Kerala, India. Now in Mumbai, India doing first year of my Masters in Film Studies (M.A)..

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