Photography

Portraits

What is a portrait?

Portraits are photographs have been made since virtually the invention of the camera.

A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person.


One of the common misconceptions about portrait photography is that it is but a snapshot or a photograph of a person. This is not true. In portrait photography or portraiture, a composed or “rehearsed” image of a person in a still position is captured

Aboriginal Art

What is Aboriginal art?

Australian Aborigines have been employing the careful arrangement of soils and sands of different textures and colours to create pictures whose patterns and symbolism relate to the stories and myths of the Australian Aboriginal's ancestral tribal and cultural history - their Dreamtime. The Dreamtime is the sacred world of the tribe's ancestral spirits whom the Aboriginals regard as the creators of all living things.

Today there are many indigenous Aboriginal artists who work with convential western materials such as acrylics, canvas or board to create beautiful visual effects, at the cutting edge of modern art, but who have synthesised old traditional imagery to conventional techniques.

Fauvism

Fauvism is the style of les Fauves is french for "the wild beasts" a short-lived and loose group of early twentieth-century modern whose works emphasized painterly qualities and strong color over the representational or realistic values retained by Impressionism. While Fauvism as a style began around 1900 and continued beyond 1910, the movement as such lasted only a few years, 1904–1908, and had three exhibitions.

The leaders of the movement were Henri Matisse and André Derain

Scenic

Scenics are photos which are taken of any scenery for example at Weddings,parties,dancing and many more.

Landscape photography is intended to show different spaces within the world, sometimes vast and unending, but other times microscopic. Photographs typically capture the presence of nature and are often free of man-made obstructions. Landscape photographers often attempt to document the space as well as convey an appreciation of the scenery.