Photography Essay Topics

Pictures Description

Picture 1 The photograph depicts a distorted picture of events, as events were restricted to children, as of they were the worst hit by the war.  Humans have a way of fighting their battles; they either wait until events reach the peak and revolt in violence or until the causative agent ceases to exist.  The… View Article

The Effect of the Art of Photography to Gender Issues

Ever since its conception, art has played a huge role in the shaping and reshaping of history, the society and the community. They have been a part of the world of ideologies and idealism, seen as components of propagandas, rallies, and even in intellectual wars. It can never be said that art did not influence… View Article

Why Photographers Should Go Digital?

Historical Background The principles involved in photography are trace back in history to the age of Aristotle, whence a film less version was used as a sketching device for artists. This device had a light box a lens and translucent screen at opposite side. An inverted image was traced on the screen through the lens…. View Article

Photography Richard Avedon

“All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.”—these are just of the famous words of one of the greatest photographers of out time, Richard Avedon.                 In March 15, 1923, a Russian-Jewish immigrant couple gave birth to a baby boy. His name is Richard Avedon. No one thought that he would become one… View Article

Photographing architecture

Introduction: Words are like bricks. If the bricks are of even size, arranged properly, the structure will be fine and sturdy. If the bricks are weak, broken and arranged by an imperfect mason, the results are obvious. So is the case with literature. Appropriate words needs to be used at the appropriate place; the outcome… View Article

The Prehistory of Photography and its Reflection in Modern Society

Before Sir John Herschel conceptualized the term “photography” by defining it as “writing with light” in 1839, hundreds of years of research and history are accounted for the development of the understanding of photography in modern times. The development of photography started with one of the greatest Greek thinkers of all times, Aristotle (384-322 BC)…. View Article

The Family Photograph Album

Research and discuss the family photograph album. How and why is the family album used to construct notions of identity? Introduction Family photo albums have existed in many different forms. Not only as a personal flick book documentation containing “the chronicles of a family’s private story” (Fong, 2004, p.86) capturing special moments and events of… View Article

Walter Benjamin’s account of social class and photography

Walter Bendix Schonflies Benjamin was born in July 15, 1892 in Berlin, German. He was many things rolled in one: sociologist, essayist, philosopher, translator, literary critic. Occasionally, he was associated with critical theory school of Frankfurt, as he wrote extensively on cultural and sociological thoughts and contributed greatly to the Western Marxism and aesthetic theory…. View Article

Introductory Speech

Introduction: Someone once said; a picture paints a thousand words. To me that’s a hundred percent true. I started photography when I was at a young age, around twelve. I carried my camera everywhere I went to capture every memory, every scenery that was around me in one simple photo. I love the fact that… View Article

Black and White Photography

Black and white photography can be misunderstood in a modern artistic perspective. This type of photographic depiction is captivating and speaks through the image into the mind where it processes the lack of color by visualizing the depth and contrast vividly. An image that used in colorless photography was seen prior to the 20th century… View Article

Photo Manipulation and Our Society

Almost everything we see today from the billboard ads to magazine covers, we see several photographs that are purposefully manipulated to either sell a product or an idea. By seeing these photos we somehow ingrain in our memory the concept being conveyed through them. From perfect cookie cutter models and artists to the overly manipulated… View Article

The Paparrazzi

The paparazzi is a freelance photographer, especially one who takes candid pictures of celebrities for publication. Paparazzi is a fusion of the Italien words papatacci, meaning gnat and razzi meaning the popping of flashlights. Paparazzi photographers are fueled by large sums of money offered by the tabloid press. No major celebrity can avoid them. Though… View Article

Marketing Plan Proposal

I will develop a marketing plan for my company’s new product, the “Walker Photo Display & Storage Solutions” product I will introduce on the global market next year sometime. The “Walker Photo Display & Storage Solutions” product will allow any kind of loose photographs to be easily displayed in a collage format on any bare… View Article

Pin Hole Camera

A pinhole camera is a simple camera without a lens and with a single small aperture – effectively a light-proof box with a small hole in one side. Light from a scene passes through this single point and projects an inverted image on the opposite side of the box. The human eye in bright light… View Article

Public Relations Assignment 5 Kodak

Kodak has a long history that spans over 130 years. Founder George Eastman patents photographic film stored in a roll in 1884. In 1888 he implemented the first camera to complement his film roll. Kodak was then founded in Rochester, New York in the early 1890’s and by 1900 the Brownie camera was made a… View Article

The First Camera

The camera is a great invention. It allows us to do anything from taking pictures of our loved ones and capturing memories to making fine art. But this makes me think, what was the first camera like? Before there where cameras like the ones we use today, photos were taken using the camera obscura. They… View Article

Manipulation of Truth in the Realm of Visual Representation

The evolution of digital photography in the 1990s brought about dramatic changes in the art of capturing photos and their interpretation. Though pictures were manipulated in the past too, digital photography gave photo manipulation added dimensions. There exist varying institutions that make use of photographs to each serve their purposes. In this paper, I am… View Article

Kevin Carter

Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph made by Kevin Carter in 1993 I decided to describe the story behind this photograph, because of two reasons. The first one is a book I am reading now: ‘The Bang – Bang Club’. Kevin Carter – the author of this photograph belonged to this four-member club of South African photographers. The… View Article

Business Law

Peter approached you for advice on his purchase of a camera. He recently took up photography as a hobby and started to look for cameras. Based on his friends’ suggestion, he went to the IT show last weekend and bought a camera after bargaining with the sales personnel. Peter selected the camera model XYZ from… View Article

Confusing Truth

1. 1 Introduction Before the advent of digital imaging, we rely on paintings and books to record for documentary use. While paintings and books suggest the clear separation of what is truth and what is falsehood, people believe that camera is trustworthy and photos taken from it are the truth because camera is a machine… View Article

Digital Photography Coursework

For this coursework we had to design a book cover on a theme of our choice that comprises of our own original digital photography. The theme I have decided to base my book cover on is “Poverty”. I wanted to make a book cover with a visual integrity, which means that I wanted the reader… View Article

Eastman Kodak – Change over

1.0 Introduction This discussion looks in to firm’s response to challenges they face from transformation and evolution of technology that subsequently threatens their traditional, successful business. A case study of Kodak is been given as an example because Kodak has gone through a transition phase in a period between 1980’s to 1990’s , due to… View Article

“The Mirror with a Memory” by James West Davidson

In Chapter 8 of After the Fact in the article, “The Mirror with a Memory” by James West Davidson and Mark Lytle, the authors tell the story of photography and of a man names Jacob Riis. Riis came from Scandinavia as a young man and moved to the United States. Riis firsthand experienced the bad… View Article

Development of Nude Photography

The paper attempts to critically examine, albeit briefly, the impacts of socio-cultural structures in the development of nude photography as an art form. It highlights the broad comparison of Asian and Western nude photography by showcasing some leading photographers specializing in nudist photographs. The workings of the social norms and societal structures, including conservative state… View Article

Creative Photography

This paper would seek to provide a comparative analysis between some of the most talented and creative photographers ever introduced to this genre of arts by examining their individual creative sense and sensibilities. Annie Leibovitz, Diane Arbus and lastly Richard Avedon. All three had three equally different styles and were truly exceptional in their own… View Article

Photography & Media

The world is changing and it has changed a great deal in the past few years. Media has been the most powerful tool; it has been used in many different ways and mostly to propagate the ideas of few on to the world. Media is used to mold people’s minds; and it proven that the… View Article

Young Interracial Couple

What is the first thing you notice when you look at a photograph? Do you ever notice what’s in the background or even the foreground? How well do you pay attention to detail? When looking at a photograph, we should consider using these tools to help us understand more about a photo. Bruce Davidson puts… View Article

The Importance of Photography in Market

Nowadays, a lot of people are dissatisfied with Computer Generated Images. They complain about unethical behavior in these images because these are usually unreal or copied version of the original; thus, this pictures can destroy the reputation of any brand (Spurgin, 2003). However, there are several reasons that show shooting a real picture is the… View Article

Migrant Mother

In the year of 1938 , photographer Dorothea Lange, took one of Americas most captivating and touching series of photographs entitled The Migrant mother. In her photographs, she showed pictures of a mother and her two children, during the Great Depression in which the family seem completely destitute, while setting up camp to find work… View Article

A Preprocessing Framework for Underwater Image Denoising

Abstract A major obstacle to underwater operations using cameras comes from the light absorption and scattering by the marine environment, which limits the visibility distance up to a few meters in coastal waters. The preprocessing methods concentrate on contrast equalization to deal with nonuniform lighting caused by the back scattering. Some adaptive smoothing methods like… View Article