Commercial photography is the art of taking pictures that are marketable, and finding places to sell them. You can do this on a freelance basis where you shoot a lot of images and then sell them or you can shoot by assignment where you shoot specific subjects. No matter where you want to get started, you’re going to need a strong commercial photography portfolio.
Commercial Photography for things like Advertising is more about telling a story and educating consumers by using pictures to create the illusion of that certain product or service. Unlike Wedding Photography or Pet Photography for example where what you see is what you get type pictures, Commercial Photography has to help conjure up a thought process in the viewer to allow the imagination to understand the concept of the product or service.
Amateur photography is often pre-eminent in photographic subjects which have little prospect of commercial use or reward. So author got an opportunity and moved into commercial photography world. Family portraits commemorating special occasions, such as graduations or weddings, may be professionally produced or may be vernacular and are most often intended for private viewing rather than for public exhibition.
TheWondrous.com has featured stunning Truck Art of Pakistan. Just like the Billboard painting performed in Pakistan, there is another indigenous form of art performed in Pakistan and it is the Truck Painting. With its all colorful floral patterns, depiction of human heroes with creative aspect ratios, calligraphy of poetic verses and driver?s words of wisdom, this form of art is truly a part of Pakistani transport tradition.
This extraordinary tradition has it’s routes in the days of the Raj when craftsmen made glorious horse draw carriages for the gentry.
Americans got a tiny taste of Pakistani truck painting in the summer of 2002 at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, when Ali and bodywork expert Jamil ud-Din brought a truck from Karachi to Washington, D.C. They decorated it right there on the National Mall, as outdoor artists-in-residence. As a talent scout for the festival?s Silk Road theme, truck aficionado Jonathan Mark Kenoyer, an anthropology professor at the University of Michigan and a top us scholar of Pakistani culture, chose the pair for their versatility in incorporating the country?s disparate styles of truck art. Their finished masterpiece, a 1976 Bedford, is now part of the Smithsonian?s permanent collection.
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