This is why it is important to pay attention to contextual informationyear of creation name of the author if available place of shooting etc. in order to decipher the photograph in question more precisely. Of course it is also important to determine if we are dealing with a casual photograph or the work of a great master since the reading parameters are different. To finish we chose a group of photographs that will allow the observer to exercise in reading the element of photographic language that we are dealing with now. Observing the photographs that we present below we suggest the reader try to answer about the focus the point of interest and the depth of field What do they mean in this photo Do they add any meaning.
What do they generally imply How are they e-commerce photo editing applied in these images What do they communicate What do they add What do they remove To what extent do they simplify the photo Do they make it more complex Roger FentonAlvin Langdon Coburn Lewis HineGordon Parks Gabriela Camerotti Brian Auer Joseph Sudeck In conclusion Focus is an element of photographic language that we sometimes take for granted because it is so similar to our own way of seeing the world. This is one of the factors that contribute to the socalled reality effect that is to the fact that the photograph is so similar to reality that it is equal to it. However when we remember that painting does not commonly use this resource we become aware of this element that is part of a specific and particular language of the photographic image.
The control of the concentration of the subject and the intentional choice of the photographer to direct the gaze of the alarm clock through sharpness are specific resources of the photographic syntax that it is important to take into account in this medium that has its own language perhaps the most important of all and for this reason we have decided to give it first place among the photographic elements. Let us not forget that the word photography is derived etymologically from the Greek words photos light and graphein or graphoswritedraw so photography is drawingwriting with light. Without light it is simply impossible to take a picture.