Scenic photography that is created produced and supplied to a diverse and broad spectrum of multimedia markets needs to be as authoritative as possible in order to get its message across. Also, stock scenic photos that respond aptly to receivers’ requests are already indicative of a fairly deep degree of authority. The sentiment being expressed on the values of great photography that pleases the eye and the mind of its owner may seem a bit imposing to some, but to lighten the mood, let this motivation towards photography that is artistic, exceptionally above drawer and of a standard higher than average explain what is meant by authoritative photography.
In essence, photos that are created, captured and delivered authoritatively by the professional or amateur photographer are indicative of a whole host of other skills. This can be explained by using landscape photography as a sheer example. Good research and development goes into landscape surfaces, its materials and generally historical background. This is done by way of extensive reading and the artist physically immersing himself through touch and scent in the natural surroundings that he has already clearly sighted.
Through these means, the good photographer, prepared to go the extra mile in order to satisfy his artistic inspiration and the desires of his patrons, is able to produce a masterful work of landscape art which also allows its receivers to exercise their own perceptions in remote areas far removed from the actual landscape setting. In most cases, the photographs are realistic, but in exceptional cases, through the use of photographic techniques acquired through training and experience, shades and color variations are provided.
This always surprises the receiver and in most cases, it is aesthetically pleasing to view the authoritatively created photograph.