Archive for October, 2013
Commercial photography is basically any type of photography for which a photographer is paid, and it is really the only way for most photographers to make a living. Among the types of commercial photography are industrial photography, wedding photography, corporate event photography, crime scene photography, food photography, news photography, etc.
Although many photography students dream of exciting careers as famous fine art or glamor photographers, the reality is very few will ever achieve the status of an Ansel Adams or Herb Ritts. Thus, for new photographers to actually “make it” as professionals, their only choices are to specialize in one or more areas of commercial photography. If they are determined not to “sell out” they will inevitably fall victim to the “starving artist” stereot
If you love visual art, and contemporary art in general, you’re in luck. There are more ways than ever to access the information you need and experience the contemporary art works that move you.
The best way to experience art is and will always be in person. Not only are the colors more vivid, but you can actually see the texture of a given piece much more clearly. If it’s a sculpture or installation you’re viewing, you can get a better sense of its depth and dimensions up close.
You can go online and easily search for your local museum of modern and contemporary art. For example, if you were to search museums and galleries in the Buffalo, NY area, you would find the renowned Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Burchfield Penney Art Center, which tends to focus specifically on regional contemporary ar