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Frontiers in Art Research, 2020, 2(6); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2020.020602.

Differences in Aesthetic Characteristics of Landscape Photography between China and the West


Tu Yifei

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Tu Yifei

School of Journalism and Cultural Communication, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, 430073, Hubei, China


Landscape photography is the art of landscape as the object of expression. This kind of art decorates the landscape with new dimensions. Landscape photographers use the eyes behind the lens to observe and capture, to experience, discover, and reproduce the beautiful scenery with their hearts. This is a process full of artistic creativity. China's photography technology and art are both learning from Western pioneers. Therefore, the commonality of Chinese and Western landscape photography art is self-evident, but the differences also exist objectively. This difference stems from the differences between Chinese and Western traditional cultures, ideas, philosophy, and aesthetic ideas, which are reflected in many aspects such as creative skills, purposes, and emphases. Chinese and Western photographers adhering to their respective traditional culture, philosophy and aesthetic concept, fixed the landscape being photographed as a carrier to embody themselves and integrate their emotions, making the landscape photography artistic creation richer and more vitality.


Landscape photography, Harmonious beauty, Photography expression

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Tu Yifei. Differences in Aesthetic Characteristics of Landscape Photography between China and the West. Frontiers in Art Research (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 6: 6-10. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2020.020602.


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