Still life photography is the illustration of non-living subject stuff, most usually a small grouping of objects. Still life photography, more so than other types of photography, such as landscape or portraiture, gives the photographer more scope in the arrangement of design elements within a masterpiece.
Photography is a challenging art, one in which the photographers are expected to be able to form their work with a refined sense of lighting, coupled with compositional skills. The still life photographer makes pictures rather than takes them. Knowing where to look for propping and surfaces also is a required skill. Let’s have a glance bellow Eye-catching Examples Of Still Life Photography and get inspired. Enjoy.
Still life photography is the art of making pictures before taking them.
Digital photography gets more exciting every year as newer and better cameras compete for your attention. Yet it isn’t the camera that makes the photo as much as it is the creative eye of the photographer. This is really true in some cases more than others. For instance, when you take still life pictures you must first make the image you have in mind.
A giant eyeball from a mysterious sea creature washed ashore and was found by a man walking the beach in Pompano Beach. No one knows what species the huge blue eyeball came from. The eyeball will be sent to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg to be examined. (Carli Segelson/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission)
The only fossil ever discovered of 100 million-year-old spider attack on prey caught in its web, been found by researchers. Image credit: Oregon Sate University
Amazing wild animals photography showcase by Mukul Soman.
A pair of curious young polar bears play together in Bernard Spit, Alaska. These in-yer-face polar bear pictures are the closest most of us get to one of natures most powerful predators. (Barcroft)
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In 1908 Dr Julius Neubronner patented a miniature pigeon camera activated by a timing mechanism. The invention brought him international notability after he presented it at international expositions in Dresden, Frankfurt and Paris in 1909–1911. Spectators in Dresden could watch the arrival of the camera-equipped carrier pigeons, and the photos were immediately developed and turned into postcards which could be purchased.
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An amazing encounter that you will never, ever forget
$200 per person. You will have 30 minutes with your tiger cub — playing in the grass, bottle time and swim time. Price includes a CD with photos of your experience, including action shots and posed shots in the water with your cub. (Additional visitors may come to view your encounter. The cost is $10.00 per person).
Limited space and time. Reservations are mandatory.
Hot ticket: A Florida zoo is charging visitors $200 to spend 30 minutes swimming and playing with baby cubs