3. PORTRAITURE SUB-GENRES

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JUST ABOUT ALL types of photography incorporate portraiture somehow. Even wildlife photography employs techniques used to make great portraits in capturing stunning images of creatures the world over. While many forms or genres of photography employ portraiture to varying degrees, the portraiture field and industry itself also dictates or identifies a number of different types of portraits. To my knowledge, there is no concrete typography of the different sub-genres of portrait photography, and it’s not my intention to invent one here. However, I believe it is useful to become acquainted with several popular forms of ...

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