Photographer Research Papers

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Lexus Sheran
Mrs. Chandler
English IV College Prep
22 October 2015


“Look away from the camera and just act natural” directs the photographer to the three year propped up under the oak tree. Natural settings work best for the lighting and landscaping to get a more desirable photographed. It is a cliché that memories last forever; experienced photographers help keep those memories alive. Photographers may seem like their job is realized and easy but there’s a lot of stress, complications, and a lot of knowledge that goes into this career choice. Photography has come a long way through the years, along with the technology that goes into photographing .As of the 4th and 5th centuries B.C Chinese and Greek philosophers describe
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First step you are going to want to make sure your using the right camera lens for the photograph you are taking. To start off there is a telephoto lens. A telephoto lens is “any lens with a focal length between 135-300mm” (Types of Lenses) These lenses are generally used for wildlife, maybe even sports but their essential purpose is to bring objects in the distant closer. Then there Is a medium telephoto lens which is similar to a telephoto lens but the lens range is only 80-135mm. These lenses are essentially used for portraits because the focal length is ideal for framing for head shots. As the lens range goes down to a 35-70mm lens you now have a standard lens. A standard lens is generally used for documentaries or street photography, any photography that requires the photographer to move quickly and capture the image. If your wanting to photograph landscape or architecture you are going to want to use a super wide angle lens, a super wide angle lens are classified as any lens under 22mm. A Wide angle lens serves the same purpose as a super wide angle lens but is any lens from a 21-35mm lens. As you get into more complex lenses you have the fish eye lens. “Fish eye lenses are on the edge of the wide angle lenses and give a distorted view of the subject matter. The image is magnified and objects tend to diminish in size…show more content…
Did you know light has color ? Even when the light appears white ? This is considered color temperature. Our eyes and brain adapt at adjusting our perception so that we hardly even notice it. (10 Photography Lighting Facts You Should Know)Another thing you want to make sure of is the backlight, when doing a silhouette or something that you want more focus on the front you would back light it to draw more attention to the front of the image. noter great method to use is bouncing light, you can bounce light off of a wall or possibly a ceiling to aim a light to a specific area so one area of the photograph is more lit to draw more attention to specific area. You could use a shadow effect to add more volume to your image, generally used for a good three dimensional image. If you were wanting to emphasize a certain texture of an object, this general lights the object from above,below, or from the side. Light fall off is generally used to distinguish the relationship between the light on the subject and the light in the background of your subject. Quick tup to lighting in photography "The farther the light source, the more it falls off,the more it gets dimmer on your subject." (10 Photography Lighting Facts You Should Know) When using the diffusion method your light will scatter which generally makes the light source expand and the image softer. Always remember the closer the light

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