Typologies

typology
noun ty·pol·o·gy \tī-ˈpä-lə-jē\

Simple Definition of typology

: a system used for putting things into groups according to how they are similar : the study of how things can be divided into different types.

Full Definition of typology
plural typologies

1
: a doctrine of theological types; especially : one holding that things in Christian belief are prefigured or symbolized by things in the Old Testament.

2
: study of or analysis or classification based on types or categories
typologist play \-jist\ noun

“Typology.” Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 23 Nov. 2016.

In photography typology is making a collection of images that are based on a subject such as different styles of Windows, Door, etc. for example

Like these typologies by the German Husband and wife team of Bernd and Hilla Becher of Water towers, Pit Heads and Gas Holding Tanks.

My ideas are similar to these typologies of windows and doors.

Typology is a photographic style, used in 1929 by a photographer named August Sander who used a system of cataloguing his portraits by social class and profession to show contrast between the images, these images would show same or similar people and/or objects for classification.

In 1959 husband and wife team of Bernd and Hilla Becher started photographing together  shoot industrial building typologies like Water Towers and Pit Heads the one to note about these typological images is the 1) they are shoot with the same light, 2) they are shot from the same distance each time and 3) they are all in proportion to each other so they look similar.

Here are some of the doorways ways that I am looking at shoot each one has a different architrave above the door which will separate each image for the typology, the second typology for the studio is going to be using commemorative silver coins with values between £2.00 and £5.00 on a black or blue material background and shot with  an over head flash and some side lighting in the studio and a 50 mm macro 2.8f lenses

Example of Doorways for my typology

 Example of Coin Typology

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