Posted on August 19, 2020 at 6:18 am

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World Photography Day: 8 Recent Trends In Photography

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World Photography Day is observed on 19 August annually to raise awareness about the importance of photography.

Photography trends 2020
Photography trends 2020

Today on this day lets have a look at some most common trends in photography:

  1. Phoneography:

    Cameras, smartphones, and tablets have begun to rival professional cameras in terms of quality and software. Any individual with a smartphone or a tablet can easily capture an image, edit it, and post online on various social media websites.

  2. Macro Photography:

    Fascination with science and improved camera technology now allows people to take extreme close-up shots of insects, plans, and other never-before-seen images.

  3. HDR Photography:

    High Dynamic Range photography allows cameras and images to display greater luminosity that is closer to what the human eye can see. This has become quite popular among photographers.

  4. Retro-Style Photography:

    From black and white to sepia, the clarity of modern photography has pushed people back towards classic photos, and the depth behind them.

  5. 360 Panorama:

    Now that software can correct for the unsteady hand, panoramas that capture a 360-degree view of a location are becoming popular Day by day.

  6. Point and Shoot Size DSLRs:

    Professional cameras are becoming smaller and nimbler, which is attracting not only photographers, but also traditional consumers.

  7. Drones:

    Drones are also a popular new photography style, used not only for casual shots, but also at weddings to capture the beauty of the venue. It is especially popular in the real estate industry. Real estate brokers, agents, or property owners use drones to capture aerial images to give a bird’s eye view of a property to their customers.

  8. Selfie:

    The subject of these photos is changing as well. The “Selfie” has become one of the most well-known trends in photography. But the Selfie Stick allows people to also take group shots of themselves. Making it possible to capture an entire group without a photographer out of the picture.

Similarly, how individuals share their work has changed. Social media, most notably Facebook and Instagram, make sharing photos and video as easy. As a click of the button, which means that both professional and casual photographers. It can disseminate their work in seconds, rather than in months.

Do let us know which trend you like in the comments section below.

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