There are many types of photography ranging in
difficulty, some used in older times and some still used
in the modern world. This presentation will give detail
on various types.
What is astrophotography?: Astrophotography is photography
that captures pictures of space and objects in space. Obviously
this type of photography has many difficulties as it is hard to
capture detailed pictures of space, there are various ways of
capturing these images from fairly simple to seriously advanced
both producing different results for example you could use a
camera mounted onto a tripod or in the most advanced cases
Where is astrophotography used?: Astrophotography is a
fairly abnormal type of photography and is rarely used in many
areas of the modern world. Most of you would have recently
seen some examples of astrophotography especially if u have
recently updated your I phone to IOS7 as it is used as
backgrounds. Also in the recent months there has been a large
boom in items of clothing featuring images of objects in space
but these are only small areas it is used. Astrophotography is
also used in magazines, book’s , lessons in college and school
and scientific research.
How has astrophotography changed?: As you know
astrophotography today is very advanced with many pieces of
equipment used but it was not always this way. The first
astronomical pictures date back to the 1800s where there was
almost certainly no robotic telescopes or super computers. It is
said that the first pictures of an object in space were captured
using opaque objects placed on leather treated with silver nitrate
these were captured by thomas wedgewood.
Why has astrophotography changed?: the modern world is
seriously advanced compared to olden days
What is macro photography?: macro photography is
a type of photography that focuses on very up close
pictures of objects such as flowers, bugs etc.
Where is it used?: macro photography is used in
many areas of the modern world from advertisement,
food, sport, buisness and many more.
How has it changed?: Macrophotography its self is
fairly new its self so has not changed too much but the
type of cameras used have changed a lot.
Why has it changed?: Many things change mainly to
keep up with the times and so has macro photography
the cameras have changed, the quality has changed
and so have the images taken.
What type of photography is this?: This photography
focuses on sports from tennis to surfing, this
photography can be challenging because u have to get
some very technical shots.
Where is it used?: This type of photography is used in
television, magazines, advertisement and much more.
How has it changed?: This type of photography has
evolved a lot over time from first starting with black and
white images now it has seriously high quality ones.
Why has it changed?: Sports photography has
changed a lot there are many reasons for this from the
changes in sport and the high demand for sports in
What is it?: Fashion photography is photography that
focuses on the latest trends in fashion eg clothing and
other accessories. It also focuses on the more political
side eg designers.
Where is it used?: Everyday you will most likely see
one piece of fashion photography wherever you are for
example magazines, shops and even bus stops.
How has it changed over time?: Fashion
photography has changed loads over time from having
to keep up with the change in cameras and demands of
Why has it changed?: Fashion photography has
changed because of all the new styles that are out and
the higher demand for designer and top end clothing so
more pictures are having to be taken and also made
What is it?: Nature photography focuses on nature
and natural things for example it could be about
animals and trees or it could be about a baby.
Where is it used?: Nature photography is used
everywhere in our times for example magazines,
books, television shows (it even has a show about it)
and in shops.
Why has it changed?: Nature photography has
changed a lot because of many reasons from
economical issues too new species and demands
How has it changed?: Nature photography has
changed in many ways for example the shots that are
taken are now more advanced and are taken with
much more advanced technologies
What is it?: Urban photography is photography that
focuses on the modern aspects and realistic problems
of todays world for example un employment and
Where is it used?: Urban photography is used almost
everywhere from shops, bus stops and the internet.
Why has it changed?: Urban photography has
become much more popular over the recent years
some people say this is because everything is become
a lot more urban and others say its because of the
economical and political problems of today.
How has it changed?: Urban photography has
changed in many ways from the way pictures are taken
and who is taking them also there are many new more
urban things to take pictures of for example buildings