Types of Photography
The photography world knows many different types of photography. If you want to excel as a photographer it's best to choose a photography niche you enjoy and where you're good at. This category explains the most popular niches in photography, from portrait photography and landscape photography to street photography, wildlife photography, and many more popular types of photography.
What are the most popular types of photography?
There are many different kinds of photography or photography niches. Below is a list of the most popular types of photography:
- Landscape Photography
- Portrait Photography
- Wildlife Photography
- Travel Photography
- Street Photography
- Architectural Photography
- Food Photography
- Macro Photography
- Sports Photography
- Still Life Photography
- Event Photography
- Documentary Photography
- Long exposure Photography
- Fashion Photography
- New Born Photography
- Stock Photography
- Product Photography
- Nature Photography
- Mindful Photography
What type of photographer are you?
As you can see there are many photography niches you probably never considered. The type of photographer depends on the different photography genres you master in combination with your photography style. If you are planning to make a career as a photographer, the best thing to do is to choose your photography niche.
How to choose a photography niche?
Ask yourself what you love to photograph the most and which type of photography makes you happy. That's what it's all about. For example, I found my passion in a combination of traveling and photography, and therefore, I found my niche, my true passion: travel photography.
Apart from doing what you love, it helps to be good at what you're doing. If you love a certain photography niche, but you're still a beginner, you should improve your photography skills as soon as possible to become one of the best photographers in your niche.
Popular niches have a huge market with many competitors. Research your competition and be prepared and confident enough to break into this market.
Understanding the different types of Photography
Understanding the different photography genres will help you to develop your photographic knowledge and create your own photography style, to be able to choose your niche. And maybe you will even find a new favorite topic to photograph.