Key Terminologies

In photography there are some words that mean something in the photo here are some of the words

Abstract:

In Abstract you don’t really see the object only a little bit. The photo is mostly on the texture, pattern, form, shape, and colour.

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Content:

This means what’s in the picture. The subject or info that you are trying to give from the picture.

Content pic 2   Content pic

Direct approach :

This is a picture that is taken in a forward manner,  without any angles or disorientation:

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Documentary Photography:

These pictures are pictures of people, places or events

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Expressive:

These are pictures that set a particular feeling or mood.

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Geometric Shapes:

Lines and curves in shapes such as circles and squares.

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Intention:

Why did the photographer or artist take picture of it.

intention

The photographer must have wanted to show the beauty of friend ship in this pic.

Landscape:

This kind of photos contain the natural environment such as grasslands and jungles.

Landscape pic 3 Landscape pic 2

Organic Shapes:

These are figures that show natural objects; trees, leaves.

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Representational:

In this pic, it shows recognizable objects.

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Subject:

The primary thing in the photo.

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Theme:

The main idea of a whole collection of different artworks

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Theme: Baby Animals

Reference

  1. “Basic Strategies in Reading Photographs.” Basic Strategies in Reading Photographs. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Feb. 2015. (http://nuovo.com/southern-images/analyses.html.)
  2. Images- Google Images
  3. Griffins, Mara. “P#27 Q1: What Is Expressive Photography?” – 7 Photography Questions. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Feb. 2015. (http://www.7photographyquestions.com/2008/11/p27-q1-what-is-expressive-photography.html)
  4. Guy, Damon. “Definition: Abstract Photography – Photokonnexion.”Photokonnexion. N.p., 19 Feb. 2014. Web. 07 Feb. 2015. (http://www.photokonnexion.com/abstract-photography-definition/)
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