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Types of Photographers

1-Fashion Photography Fashion photography is a genre of photography devoted to displaying clothing and other fashion items. Fashion photography is most often conducted for advertisements or fashion magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, or Elle. Over time, fashion photography has developed its own aesthetic in which the clothes and fashions are enhanced by the presence of exotic locations or accessories. Famous Fashion photographers include Mario Testino, Helmut Newton, Steven Meisel.

2-Wildlife Photography Wildlife photography is regarded as one of the more challenging forms of photography. As well as needing sound technical skills, such as being able to expose correctly, wildlife photographers generally need good field craft skills. For example, some animals are difficult to approach and thus a knowledge of the animal's behavior is needed in order to be able to predict their actions. Photographing some species may require stalking skills or the use of a hide/blind for concealment. Famous Photographers include Frits Hoogendijk

3-Action / sports photography Sports photography refers to the genre of photography that covers all types of sports. The main application of professional sports photography is for editorial purposes; dedicated sports photographers usually work for newspapers, major wire agencies or dedicated sports magazines. However, sports photography is also used for advertising purposes. Famous sports photographers include Tim Clayton, Bob Martin etc

4-Astrophotography Astrophotography is a specialized type of photography that entails recording images of astronomical objects and large areas of the night sky. Besides being able to record the details of extended objects such as the Moon, Sun, and planets, astrophotography has the ability to image objects invisible to the human eye such as dim stars, nebulae, and galaxies. This is done by long time exposure since both film and digital cameras can accumulate and sum light photons over these long periods of time.

5-Macro Photography Macro Photography is extreme close-up photography, usually of very small subjects, in which the size of the subject in the photograph is greater than life size

6-Travel Photography Travel photography is a subcategory of photography involving the documentation of an area's landscape, people, cultures, customs and history. Travel photography can either be created by professionals or amateurs. Famous Photographers of this genre include Tony Adams, Jason Hawkes, Denise Rocco.

7-Underwater photography Underwater photography is the process of taking photographs while under water. It is usually done while scuba diving. Successful underwater imaging is usually done with specialized equipment and techniques. However, it offers exciting and rare photographic opportunities. Animals such as fish and marine mammals are common subjects, but photographers also pursue shipwrecks, submerged cave systems, underwater "landscapes", and portraits of fellow divers.

8-Photo journalism Photo journalism is a particular form of journalism (the collecting, editing, and presenting of news material for publication or broadcast) that creates images in order to tell a news story. It is now usually understood to refer only to still images, but in some cases the term also refers to video used in broadcast journalism.

9-Medical photography Medical Photography is a specialized area of photography that concerns itself with the documentation of the clinical presentation of patients, medical and surgical procedures, medical devices and specimens from autopsy. The practice requires a high level of technical skill to present the photograph free from misleading information that may cause misinterpretation. The photographs are used in clinical documentation, research, publication in scientific journals and teaching.

10-Fine-art photography Fine art photography is photography created in accordance with the vision of the artist as photographer. Fine art photography stands in contrast to photojournalism, which provides a visual account for news events, and commercial photography, the primary focus of which is to advertise products or services. Famous Photographers include Ansel Adams, Robert Mapplethorpe, Andrew Prokos.