A. Describe some common aesthetic aspects of “news”-related photographs.
News related photos are often shocking and graphic. This is for the purpose of obtaining a high viewership and therefore a higher rating for the news source.
B. Describe some common aesthetic aspects of “snapshots”, including family photographs, cell-phone shots, photos posted to facebook.
"Snapshots" are generally of lower, unprofessional quality because they come from cell phones, point-and-shoot cameras, or sometimes even disposable cameras. The purpose of these photographs are less artistic and more to record an important memory, which is why the quality is less important.
C. Describe some common aesthetic aspects of advertisement photographs, including fashion photography, product photography, etc
Photos used in advertisements are unique, bright, and flashy in order to catch the attention of viwers that might not otherwise try a product. They seek to make a product or service as appealing as possible.
D. Describe some common aesthetic aspects of film/movie and television stills.
E. Describe some common aesthetic aspects of yearbook photos, senior pictures, and team/club/sports group shots.
Yearbook photos, senior photos, etc are often very awkward and cheesy because they are so posed and often undesired by the subject. They are the kind of photos that everyone wants to avoid because there is very little control over how they turn out.
F. Describe some common aesthetic aspects of stock images.
Stock images are very cliche, and hardly unique. They basically describe what would most commonly pop in a person's mind if the same word were to be given to everyone. Ie. Flowers, Ocean, Stars, Etc.
G. Describe some common aesthetic aspects of fashion photography.
Fashion photography is very unique from any other type of photography. They are flashy and seek to promote mostly the clothing and fashion, but also the model.
H. Describe some common aesthetic aspects of paparazzi shots or celebrity photographs.
Paparazzi shots are more often than not deceptive and unflattering to the celebrities that are captured.