Fine art photography is tied to other media such as painting; it spends to its own history and traditions. It is innovative and personal. Things for you to think about in your fine art photography: * Form: some fine art photography concentrates on themes like form. Using the photograph to emphasis human form, natural forms or made forms. Personal: Your project should be of great interest to you. Almost an obsession. Whether you’re interested in flowers or people’s faces your photographs should capture everything you love about the subject. Message: your project could inform the viewer about a specific theme or topic that you feel strongly about. Shock value: A lot of tine art photography is about shocking the viewer. It will have a message or issues that make the people looking at it feel a bit Experimental: Surreal objects and composition can create a uncomfortable. Strange, interesting world. This could show a particular emotion or feeling, You photographs should fit into 1 of the 3 art photography categories: 1. Visually pleasing: the photographs are like art. They could be hung on walls in homes, cafe’s etc. 2.
Informative/ shocking: in your face hard hitting issues that you reasonably feel strongly about or have personal links to. Surreal: experimental use of techniques to great odd, interesting images. Photographers to look at: Put 5 of these into your sketchbooks: * Tim Smyth k Philip Kirk * Adrian Ensure * Bernice Abbott * Philip Loran Diacritic * Sarah Lucas