Photography conversation questions

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General[edit | edit source]

Are you interested in photography?
  • Are you interested in photography?
    • If yes, are you interested in creating photographs or viewing photographs?
    • Do you have special interest, e.g. portraiture, landscape, nature photography?
  • What is the difference between an artistic photograph and a snapshot?
  • What is the difference between an artist-photographer and "someone who takes photos"?

Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • What camera(s) do you own?
    • Do you have a DSLR? What can a DSLR do that a phone camera can't?
      • If yes, what lenses do you own?
      • What other equipment have you got? How do you use it?

Taking photos[edit | edit source]

  • Can you explain the basics of exposure, i.e. ISO speed, shutter speed and aperture?
  • Can you explain the basics of composition?

Modelling[edit | edit source]

Have you had any "sexy" photos taken?
  • Have you modelled for photographs?
  • What can the model do to make the photos look good?
  • If you are married, did you have wedding photographs taken?
  • Do you have family photographs taken? How often? Where do you go?
  • Have you had sexy photos taken?
    • If yes, how much did you reveal? And would you be prepared to show your partner/the class? (you can say no if you like!)
    • Would you consider having sexy photos taken (again)?

Post-processing[edit | edit source]

  • Do you know how to use photoshop?
  • To what extent can photos be manipulated?
  • How do you feel about manipulating photographs to give people realistically unattainable beauty standards?