Conceptual photography depicts a photographer’s idea. In some cases, an image speaks for itself. A single image can convey a variety of messages. Conceptual photography can be accomplished in two ways: by capturing a photograph conceptually and editing it to describe either a methodology or a genre.
Journalism photography and eCommerce photography are the polar opposites of conceptual photography. A typical photograph is a representation of a scene or product. Conceptual photography, on the other hand, depicts specific aspects of society or life. Conceptual photography is much more deliberate and aims for a specific result. This type of photography allows a photographer to express their creativity, distinguishing them from other photographers.
In this tutorial, I will show some conceptual photographs and explain their meaning.