The types of photography I researched were, fashion, postcard, scenery, and
still life portraits. I found that scenery photography had the most information on
the Internet and the photographer Ansel Adams appealed to me most. Scenic
photography is often hard to capture in the right light. It takes many shots to
actually find one you like. Often, photographers sit outside for several hours to
capture that moment they have seen before. Most of the time, photographers
come back with nothing to great which makes this profession very challenging.
There are many beautiful places in the world and photography is one of the few
fields of work where you can travel to see them all. One of the things I like about
scenic photography is how every shot will always be different. No matter who is
taking the picture. Also, you can take a picture of something at sunrise and
have a totally different picture at sunset and anywhere in between.
A portrait will
always look the same but scenery will always be different.
There are many schools for photography in the United States and many of
them are in New England. There are many beautiful things in and around the
New England area. Some schools in the U.S. are, The New York School of
Photography (still the worlds biggest and best), the Art Institute of Chicago, San
Francisco Art Institute, Art Center School in LA, California School of Fine Arts,
Rhode Island School of Design, Parsons School of Design in New York and
In many High Schools around the country students can participate in
photography classes. Most however, only teach black and white. Many
technical high schools offer training in photography of all kinds. Graduating from
a technical high school helps to get into a well known college. It...