Showcasing Photography Styles and Techniques

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.

Showcasing Photography Styles and Techniques

Macro Photography

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.

Parallel Worlds
Parallel Worlds

World Of Ants
World Of Ants

Tothzsu
Tothzsu

Macro Bee
Macro Bee

Hubert Kosmowski
Hubert Kosmowski

Crazy ones
Crazy ones

Let it Rain
Let it Rain

Dew-droplets in Spiderweb
Dew-droplets in Spiderweb

Drops
Drops

Lost
Lost

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.

Blurred Vision
Blurred Vision

Tumbling Dice
Tumbling Dice

Independence Day?
Independence Day?

Wellingtondany
Wellingtondany

Wwwigz
Wwwigz

Just so Exciting
Just so exciting

More Tower Bridge Traffic
More Tower Bridge Traffic

London Bus
London bus

Infrared Photography

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.

Infrared 9
Infrared 9

Dreamy
Dreamy

Stoic Figures
Stoic Figures

Allonkira
Allonkira

National Cathedral Infrared
National Cathedral Infrared

Moon Gate Infrared...
Moon Gate infrared...

Her World
Her World

Fantasy Land
Fantasy Land

Ferris Wheel in IR
Ferris Wheel in IR

Panoramic Photography

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”.

Planet Ueno Station
Planet Ueno Station

Fence a Planet
Fence a Planet

Kurihara 1 Cho-me Apartment House
Kurihara 1 Cho-me Apartment House

Coil
Coil

Lake Planet
Lake Planet

Wee Planet
Wee Planet

My Little Skyline
My Little Skyline

High Rise Planet
High Rise Planet

Kalyagin's Theatre
Kalyagin's Theatre

Backyard Pano
Backyard Pano

Tilt-Shift 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.

Tokyo-the Imperial Palace
Tokyo-the Imperial Palace

Eiffel Tilt-Shift II
Eiffel Tilt-Shift II

Vatican Stairs
Vatican Stairs

NY_Tilt_Shift
NY_Tilt_Shift

Tilt Loader
Tilt Loader

Pbase
Pbase

Cityshrinker
Cityshrinker

Canal Grande
Canal Grande

Telhados
Telhados

High-Speed Photography

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.

Blue Water
Blue Water

Fetch Red
Fetch Red

Strawberry
Strawberry

Water Figures Workflow Part 3
Water Figures Workflow Part 3

Pabst + Hollow Point
Pabst + Hollow Point

Tenía los pies diminutos
Tenía los pies diminutos

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Conclusion

After reading this article and also viewing the beautiful examples compiled above, you'll hopefully know more about photography styles and techniques.

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