Alisa Odegova


Photography - the method of recording images on sensitized material, and the processing of this material to create a print, slide, or cine film.

Etymology - As far as can be ascertained, it was Sir John Herschel in a lecture before the Royal Society of London, on March 14, 1839 who made the word "photography" known to the world. But in an article published on February 25 of the same year in a German newspaper called the Vossische Zeitung, Johann von Maedler, a Berlin astronomer, had used the word photography already.The word photography derives from the Greek φωτός (phōtos), genitive of φῶς (phōs), "light" and γραφή (graphé) "representation by means of lines" or "drawing",together meaning "drawing with light".

Purposes and applications - Jobs, newspapers, capturing scenes, as a hobby, to capture historical events.

Industries that use Photography - Magazines, artists, graphic designers, news, photojournalists, advertising.

Genres of Photography - Nature, Portrait, Abstract, Architectural, Macro, News, Photojournalism, Fashion, Sill-life

Skills Needed - How to use a camera and all its functions, Artistic skills, Photoshop (or other photo processing software).

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