Gallery Descriptions and Miscats Month
This article looks at horror and macabre photography on DeviantArt, although it can also be applied to horror photography in general. We're going to examine what horror photography is and isn't, and also why the context in which you present your horror art is important.
First of all, let's have a look at what horror photography is
The gallery description for Photography > Horror & Macabre on DeviantArt is:
Fine art horror genre photography depicting macabre themes, often using creative lighting, make-up and other physical theatrical effects to construct atmosphere and visual impact.
Fine art photography isn't about skill level or style. It's about intent and content. Basically, a fine art photographer makes photos to express their creative vision, as opposed to representational photography (like photojournalism, which aims to show objective reality) or commercial photography (which aims