70+ Trending Different Genres/Types Of Photography & Jobs Idea With Example – 2018

Types OF photography

there are tons of different types of photography available in this world.

if you are a photographer and don’t know which genres of photography is best for you and want to know more types of photography or we can say different types of photography jobs then this article is for you.

I saw so many people which are better at photography but they don’t follow or choose the best genres of photography

and at the end, they don’t earn well or also not able to capture beautiful images.

or some of them are “totally confused” between all of these types of photography.

the main reason behind that is they didn’t choose the proper type of photography, or many of them don’t know more than 10+ types of photography.

yes!!! its totally surprising to me and I know for you too.

but now you are totally safe here, in this article you find lots of new genres of photography which are also trending in the market right now with a very low competition.

in short low competition means more money with less hard work and more smart work.

in this article, if you find more then three genres of photography which you are not familiar with it, then please comment below and let me know which are the best curious photographer in the world right now.

now let’s see all of the best types of photography.

here is one BIG bonus for you.

after one week of hard work, I found the most trending types of photography of 2018 which must need a good experience or skills to earn good money very easily.

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so if you have proper skills and equipment then you can work on that type of photography.

Most Trending types of photography – 2018

so here is the list of Most Trending types of photography with their introduction and proper examples.

1 – portrait photography

So this one is the main king of photography.

or most of the photographers first of all choose this genres of photography, you know why!!??.

because this types of photography are so easy to learn and also fits in every other photographer’s nature.

the simple Meaning/aim of portrait photography is to capture people with blurry background.

if you want to know or learn more about portrait photography or want to know some tips then I’ll give you some of the best sources to learn portrait photography quickly.

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Example of portrait photography

Types of Photography

Types of Photography

2 – black and white photography

that’s the another best type of photography which every client likes

in this types, as you know photographer just need to capture black and white images.

to capture beautiful black and white photographs you must need to understand or analyze the weather and your equipment.

here I found one article which helps you to improve your black and white photography if you are interested.

Example of black and white photography

types of Photography

types of Photography

3 – newborn baby photography

which parents don’t like to capture their child’s first photograph!!??, and the answer is everyone.

so that’s the main thing you just need one perfect DSLR camera and proper know of “how to use your DSLR camera”, then you are ready to go.

and yes if you are newbies and want to grow your photography business then this types of photography is best chance to grow.

Example of newborn baby photography

Types of photography

Types of photography

4 – macro photography

In this genres of photography, photographers capture some beautiful objects which are very small.

objects like insects, butterfly.

you cant able to capture this types of objects with your normal lens.

to do macro photography you must need one macro lens, or you must need to use manual mode with manual focus.

but wait here is one big surprise for you.

you can capture with your simple 18-55 mm lens.

or if you want to learn how to do macro photography with your 18-55 mm lens, then here you go..

Example of macro photography

types of photography

types of photography

5 – stock photography

stock photography is the more popular type of photography now a day.

in this type, you can earn well if you know some basic rules and need for stock websites.

you just need to make an account in any of the best stock photography sites and if some user downloads
your images then you’ll get a direct commission, you can earn 100$ per one image if the image is most needed.

but for this, you must need to understand some basic tricks to earn money, which you found in detail in this article…

Example of stock photography

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6 – Travel photography

this is the most adventure types of photography.

if you like to explore new places and like to travel, then this type is best for you.

but the question is how I earn !!??.

so the answer is here if you travel allot and capture some beautiful images then just start your own blog related to travel photography.

and write a post like this one.

there are millions of people just do this thing and earn good amount of money.

Example of Travel Photography

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types of photography

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7 – fashion photography

if you have right equipment and lens then you can do this types of photography.

in this types, you capture the model with great costume and make-up or sometimes without make-up.

Example of fashion photography

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types of photography

8 – landscape photography

if you are travel blogger then this type of photography is really important for you.

you just need to capture the best landscapes with your manual mode or landscape mode, that’s it.

Example of landscape photography

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types of photography

9 – family photography

family photography is also one of the best sources to earn money with your normal equipment.

yes, newbies can learn and earn good amount of money using family photography.

if you are newbies then just find the best sponsors or studio to get a job.

Example of family photography

types of photography

types of photography

10 – Food photography

These genres of photography are now trending everywhere.

if you want to know the best platform where this type is trending then its Pinterest.

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in this type, you just capture the food as its delicious way.

you can also make your own food blog where you can share your work of photography to your audience and earn money.

types of Food photography

types of photography

types of photography

11 – on flash photography

if you want to make glow or some sharper result then you must need to use on flash photography.

on flash photography means capturing images with turning on your camera.

you can’t do on flash photography every single time.

there is some condition needed to use this technique.

to capture great portrait you can use this type of photography.

Examples of on Flash Photography

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12 – HDR photography

HDR type of photography are used to make your images look more sharper.

you can use this types of photography if there are lots of lights available.

or also you can edit your normal images with HDR types.

to make your image sharper.

Examples of HDR photography

types of photography

types of photography

13 – wedding photography

if you want to capture some best couple shoot then this type is for you.

in this type photographer just capture two couple after their marriage, I know you know that!!! haha.

Example of wedding photography

types of photography

types of photography

14 – wildlife photography

this is one of my favorite type or genre of photography.

in this types, you must need some good equipment to capture animals.

if you are interested to capture animals then you can choose this type at your own RISK.

RISK!!?? sometimes animals like Lion or tiger get frustrated if you became very friendly with them.

Example of wildlife photography

types of photography

types of photography

15 – nature photography

nature is god gifted.

this types of photography contain all kind of things which are invented by nature or we can say, god.

ocean, mountains or some of the best landscapes are the best examples of nature photography.

Example of nature photography

types of photography

types of photography

16 – beauty photography

So its one of the best part of portrait photography.

in this type of photography object just get ready with or without make-up and photographer captures the model in best portrait frame.

also, there is little bit editing added to give the final touch to the original image.

Example of beauty photography

types of photography

types of photography

17 – Still Life Photography

to get into this genres of photography photographer must need a creative mindset.

in still life, photography photographer uses some small objects like books, food, spoon or even vegetables to capture something interesting.

Examples of Still Life Photography
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18 – Abstract photography

to do this type of photography we don’t need even an object.

an image has been created with the use of some photographic materials.

Examples of Abstract photography

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19 – drone photography

so now a day photography is just another level of a job as we know.

Drone is one of the best and we can say HI-TECH method to capture images.

using drone we can capture best images.

we can manage drone through one remote or some expensive drone can able to give you live streaming to your smartphone through their applications.

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Examples of drone photography

Drone Shots

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Interesting genres of photography – 2018

Here is the list of most known but not so trending types of photography.

also, you can do this types of photography using your smartphone.

20 – time-lapse photography

to do this type of photography you must need steady hands or to capture better a good tripod.

normally in time-lapse photography first of all photographer set his camera and after that the lens capture the object in very low frames per second.

it’s around two to three frame per second so after all your images.

See this example of time-lapse photography to understand it quickly.

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21 – Rain Photography

just capture some beautiful images in rain.

Example of Rain Photography

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types of photography

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22 – Hi-speed photography

now the meaning of Hi-speed photography is the photographer capture the object in very high frame per second in normal language too fastly.

so for this, you must need to understand the word shutter-speed.

and the main point of this type of photography is that – ‘it contains more expensive DSLR to capture images very quickly.’

Best Examples of Hi-Speed Photography

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23 – panoramic photography

So you can do this “PANO” types of photography using your iPhone cameras.

nowadays even android user can able to do this genres of photography.

Examples of panoramic photography

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types of photography

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24 – Architectural photography

in this type of photography a photographer capture the beauty of some great building or structures.

for this a perfect angle matters allot.

Examples of Architectural photography

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25 – Candid photography

this types of photography is like random photography.

in this type, the photographer doesn’t say their model to give some poses or without knowing the models the photographer captures some images that kind of photography is called as candid photography.

and this type of photography 99% gives you best output, don’t trust me just try it once.

Examples of Candid photography

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26 – Documentary photography

Documentary photography is a style of photography that gives a simple and perfect representation of a model, places, and objects.

Examples of Documentary photography

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27 – off flash photography

So in this type of photography, we don’t use flash which is attached to your DSLR.

instead of that, we use External flash or we can say flashlight or flash gun to capture beautiful portrait and another type of photographs.

If you want to know more about off flash photography like which equipment you need or some tips related to off flash photography then I’ll give you some links related to that.

Example of off flash photography

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28 – long exposure photography

This is similar to time-lapse photography.

to capture images using this type you must need to understand

Examples of Night-long exposure photography

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29 – Conceptual/ fine art photography

its also called for fine artistic photography.

in this type, the artist or we can say photographer capture images by adding his own creativity.

Examples of Conceptual/ fine art photography

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30 – street photography

in this type of photography, you can capture anything which came in front of your way when you are walking on the street.

but don’t forget to smile when you capture the unknown person !!, that makes a positive impression of yours.

Examples of street photography

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types of photography

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31 – smoke photography

this is the combination of time-lapse photography with HI-TECH photography.

you just capture the smoke with low frame per second that means smoke photography.

Examples of Smoke photography

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32 – Maternity Photography

this is one of the parts of newborn baby photography.

Example of Maternity Photography

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33 – Vehicle photography

capturing the vehicle with max shutter speed or low shutter speed, or we can say time lapse.

Example of Vehicle photography

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34 – Infrared Photography

Examples of Infrared  Photography

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35 – sport photography

Example of sport photography

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36 – Vintage photography

photographs of old car, goods or people.

mostly vintage photographs are black and white, I don’t know why, maybe to look image older,if you know why then comment below and tell me.

Examples of Vintage photography

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37 – Rainbow Photography

capturing the rainbow with some creativity.

Examples of Rainbow Photography

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38 – action photography

its one part of HI-TECH photography, but in this part, we capture the human models.

Examples of Action Photography

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39 – space photography

capturing the whole sky or we can say space with some creative ideas.

Examples of Space Photography

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40 – smartphone photography

capturing images with your smart-phone.

which are a very good tool to capture images sharper.

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Example of smartphone photography

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41 – sunrise photography

Examples of sunrise photography

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42 – Event photography

capturing some events like an office party, wedding etc.

Examples of Event Photography

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43 -reflation photography

in this genres of photography, we capture the reflation of particular landscapes or places.

Examples of reflation photography

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Other Different Types Of Photography

44 – Photojournalism

its one type of journalism.

where we can see the news via some photographs.

Examples of Photojournalism

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45 – headshot photography

its one of the best part of portrait photography.

in this type photographer just capture model’s face.(sometimes with blurry background.).

Examples of headshot photography

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46 – firework photography

photographer capture some beautiful images of firework using a long exposure or we can say shutter-speed.

Examples of firework photography

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47 – lomo photography

LOMO means “Lights Out, Missionary Only”.

its one of the best style of pop photography and its done by quick cameras.

Examples of lomo photography

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48 – modeling photography

capturing the models with some light.

Examples of modeling photography

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49 – close-up photography

capturing the object with very sharply, like headshot photography or macro photography.

Examples of close-up photography

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50 – Past And Present Photography

click the same pictures of one place with its past and present.

and by editing make one collaboration between those two pictures.

this type takes lots of time.

Examples of Past And Present Photography

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51 – underwater photography

capturing images underwater.

don’t use your normal camera to do this type of photography, haha just kidding!!.

Example of underwater photography

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52 – aerial photography

capturing images from top to down ways.

Example of aerial photography

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53 -night photography

capturing images at night.

my personal tip

doesn’t use autofocus if your DSLR camera’s lens is normal like 18-55mm.

became it’ll give you blurry output with an object and 7 out of 10 times it takes lots of time to find the main object.

so use manual focus instead of autofocus.

if you want to know or learn more about night photography then here you go…

Examples of night photography

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54 -High Key Photography

capturing images with high light.

if you edit this types of images in black and white format then its gives your good output.

Example of High Key Photography

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55 -Double exposure photography

creating one simple image with two exposure.

Example of Double exposure photography

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56 -Boudoir Photography

Boudoir is a French word.
Boudoir means any woman’s private dressing room.

Example of Boudoir Photography

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57 -Kirlian Photography

Kirlian photography is a collection of photographic techniques used to capture the phenomenon of electrical coronal discharges. source – Wikipedia

Example of Kirlian Photography

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58 – Principal Photography

Example of Principal Photography

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59 – war photography

Examples of war photography

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60 – nude photography

61 – Fire photography

Examples of Fire photography

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62 – Advertising Photography

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63 – Flower Photography

capturing the flowers with different angels.

Examples of Flower Photography

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types of photogrpahy

64 – Garden photography

Example of Garden photography

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65 – Sunset photography

Examples of Sunset photography

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Well Known Gernes Of Photography

66 -Microscopic photography

Examples of Microscopic photography

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67 – Concert Photography

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68 -Tilt-Shift Photography

Examples of Tilt-Shift Photography

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69 – low Key Photography

capturing images with low light.

which gives you darker or shadow types of images.

Examples of low Key Photography

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types of photography

70 -Storm photography

Examples of Storm photography

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types of photography

 71 – X-ray Photography

Example of X-ray Photography

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72 – Social Documentary Photography

Examples of Social Documentary Photography

Social Documentary Photography

Social Documentary Photography

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hope you guys like all these types of photography or genres of photography or yes you can say jobs of photography, thanks for reading, don’t forget to share.

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