Black and white photography is in my opinion the most creative type of photography. The lack of color in black and white photos means our brains pick up more details making this type of photography very hard for the photographer and also makes his/her talent stand-out.
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Cinematic photography is the unofficial term for photography that seems like it would come straight out of a feature film. Although there is not necessarily a standard definition of cinematic photography, it generally features wider aspect ratios, compositionally pleasing setups, and complimentary color shades.
Cinematic photography requires a bit of an eye for what a scene would look like in a movie, and often requires the photography to see the final, cropped photograph before actually shooting it.
Here are 20 stunning examples of cinematic photography that will help you get the hang of it.
The Awakening by Jalex
When we all were children we enjoyed every moment of that part of life. With the passage of time we grow, become gentlemen/ladies. We find ourselves independent, married, with children of our own. But for most of us life will never be as simple and beautiful as it was when we were youngsters. That childhood happiness is something we all think about and aim to have again.
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In all this adulthood everyday madness, I thought that taking a moment to remember the happiest period of our lives, through these children photos, will be fun. So, I have collect 15 gorgeous pictures of children caught in different moments. I’m sure they will put a huge smile on your face and make you, even for 5 minutes, take a break from your busy day.
Minimalist photography is the art of capturing simplicity. In capturing minimalism, photographers need to push aside the desire to over-compose by adding too many elements to a photograph: anything that’s not absolutely necessary needs to be moved aside. What’s absent is the defining factor of minimalist shots, not what is there.
There are those who adhere to minimalism as a life philosophy, focusing on the possessions and elements of day-to-day life that they believe to be strictly necessary, and this approach to design springs from that mindset.
As a graphic designer you find over time that you need to work with other specialists to get jobs done. You may need to get advice from a print tech or a web developer; on the occasions that photography is being done you may need a food stylist or a make-up artist.
It’s important to have at least basic knowledge of these parallel fields; not to the extend that you’ll become an expert and dispense with contracting specialists, of course. What’s needed is the knowledge to communicate what you need in ways meaningful to the specialists. It’s like when you visit France; if you learn a few phrases in French they’ll love you for it, if you just repeat yourself shouting that you want a “cross-ont” you won’t get very far.
In this post I have interviewed my Sister who is a veteran of the beauty industry and has worked all over the world. So let’s sit down with Alice, enjoy a coffee and croissant, and get a few pointers on make up for photography.