Another hard-to-define genre, creative photography includes a vast variety of concepts and techniques. It encourages experimentation and creativity in composition, as well as in the equipment and techniques used to capture an image (composite photography can overlap with this genre).
Other examples include fisheye lens photography or crystal ball photography which manipulate the perspective of the shot. High dynamic range (HDR) photography and forced perspective photography also fall under this photographic niche. Concepts like the recently popular “cake smash” photoshoots for babies and toddlers are another form of creative photography.
Experimenting with filters, textures, and opacity, as well as shutter speed, multiple exposures, and motion blur can help create a new perspective. Using other forms of media, such as painting on prints, coloring by hand, or cutting and pasting other printed images to create a collage, can also produce a creative final shot.