Photography Research Paper

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Section I A. Write the names of all the photography and photography-related careers that you are aware of. - Wedding photography, Under-water photography, Sports photography, General photo careers. B. Then do a preliminary research and write the names of at least 5 more photography-related careers. Commercial photography Portrait and family photography Pet, Animal and wildlife photography Police, Law enforcement and criminal forensic imaging photography Aerial photography C. Next, pick three of these careers and write three questions you have about each. Portrait and family photography- What makes a great family photo? What composition techniques are most important when considering family photo's. Is Family photography a good paying…show more content…
Pricing yourself in the market is important. Many pros complain people give their images away and devalue the market. I am always interested in what companies are willing to pay for. I often consult with professionals before I sell images to magazines. Where do you do most of your work? The majority of my work is done in UK waters. I live and work in the UK so it makes sense to take advantage of all the area has to offer. I do work overseas periodically, but I prefer cooler climates. One goal I have is to dive under sea ice in the Arctic, or Antarctic. What do you enjoy most about this type of photography? Being underwater is like no other environment, there's no distraction with mobile phones, and people talking. I like the challenge of being able to dive in harsh environments and show people the beauty, especially in the UK, as many feel it's often dark and gloomy and there's no colour. What is the most important thing to remember to get a good image? The single most important element in getting a good underwater picture is to get close to your subject, generally a maximum of three feet for most subjects, sometimes inches away. It depends on the size of the subject you are shooting. Obviously a 30 foot basking shark is different than a one inch shrimp. The other thing is all about understanding light, whether you are using artificial light,, or natural light, or balancing the two. The
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