Photography and photos are powerful visual media. Photography is important to keep freeze shots on remarkable activities and memories forever.

The importance of photography spreads widely in different directions. Basically, photography is a kind of art, as well as photography, which is a kind of language. Especially for deaf people and others too. 

1. Importance of photography as a memorial element

Collection of Old Photos
Camera: Nikon D5100, Lens: 75.0mm, Settings: ƒ/2.8, 1/60s, ISO 400

Typically everybody has lots of important life events, memorial moments and achievements which were passed in our different life stages. 

Such as Birthday parties, beautiful wedding day, graduation ceremony and hundreds of trips, picnics, travel with different kinds of friends who have been met in different ages and stages in our lifeline. 

However, photography plays a significant role in these events. Sometimes we need to hire a professional photographer to make elegant photographs on each occasion. 

Especially people would like to share those memories with their friends through social media platforms. Social media allows uploading various types of photo formats unlimited. 

As an example, 

Egyptian drawings on walls

History of photography was gone back to millions of years. So many ancient civilizations were trying to do photography with making drawings on the rock surfaces. Because they didn’t have the technology to capture real-time images. 

Some archaeologists deliberate different kinds of stories behind those ancient drawings. Those images are expressing the ancient people’s lifestyles, details of their heroes and enemies, leaders, war situations and life challenges that they had to face in ancient times

2. Importance of photography in journalism

photography in journalism

Here we are going to talking about the importance of photography in mass media. Newspapers have hundreds of images with related to news cases. 

Photographs will give reliable and quick imagination of the news related scenario. Therefore photography is very important in the journalism field.

3. Importance of photography in advertising 

Advertising banners
Camera: ILCE-6500 Lens: 16.0mm, Settings: ƒ/5.6 ISO 100

Photography has spread in a wide range of fields. Such as wedding photography, fashion photography, photojournalism photography, sports photography, wildlife photography, war photography, landscape photography, commercial photography, glamour photography, traveling and hiking photography, editorial photography, marketing photography, documentary photography, medical photography, etc..

Normally photos from those all kind of fields that are using for a different type of adverting purposes. Such as,

  • Banner printing
  • Calendar designing 
  • Newspaper advertisements
  • Book covers designs and for book consents
  • Websites and blog contents
  • Magazine cover and content, etc.

4. Importance of photography in a criminal investigation

Investigation of the criminal case
Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS, Lens: 55.0mm, Settings: ƒ/4.0 ISO 400

If some criminal case has happened in any place, police people will come with the photographer. Photographer has to capture all locations and equipment from the camera eye.

Then the police will start to find clues and evidence after investigating all the photographs. 

Those photographs will present to the court as real-time evidence in the criminal case happened location.   

5. Importance of photography as a hobby

Photography as a hobby
Camera: ILCE-7M2, Lens: 154.0mm, Settings: ƒ/3.2 1/125s ISO 125

Photography can be used as a hobby. Adults and children are used to taking photography as mental relaxation. However, it can be categorized as an expensive hobby. 

Because we have to spend huge money on a DSLR camera, protective equipment, and other required accessories. Now a day’s people have found the solution with the development of the technology. 

The evaluation of smartphones has improved its inbuilt camera quality step by step. Some high-end smartphones have multiple cameras to make portrait images or ultra-wide-angle photos which are approximately similar to the DSLR camera images’ quality. 

Those photos can capture and delete very easily. As well as smartphones are always connected to social media, and we can send media files communication to share our memories with others.  

6. Photography for money 

Earn Money as Career

You can earn money with photography as a career or a part-time job.

Finally, photography is important for making millions of money. Professional photographers are multi-millionaires. 

Wedding photographers, landscape photographers, nature photographers, and portrait photographers are highly demanding their services and products.

They have the opportunity to sell their services and photography products either directly to customers or sell on online photo selling websites. Therefore they can earn money while sleeping also. There are no any limitations.  

I think that now you have a very clear idea about the importance of photography. If you have any questions regarding this article, please comment on the below-commenting section. 

We are a pleasure to collect your feedback and give improved articles in the future.


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