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Portraiture Trend Report

Gain Insight into Close-Up Photography and Illustrations

— March 25, 2012 — Art & Design
Close-up photographs and illustrations that focus solely on the upper half of the body are popular when trying to understand certain emotions of a subject. Trend Hunter's Portraiture Trend Report features a variety of work done in this manner, including the latest angles and styles used by various artists.

Our research is highly helpful for marketers and advertisers looking for new ways to promote their wares. The Currency Craft PRO trend found in the report focuses on social commentary one business made by displaying portraits made completely out of cash. These strategies are useful for companies looking to stand out and gain viral attention for certain products. By dissecting this information, businesses can create effective advertising that wil resonate in the minds of consumers, and create more beneficial, long-lasting results.
Trend Themes
1. Close-up Portraiture - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Virtual reality applications that allow users to experience close-up portraiture in a fully immersive way.
2. Emotional Expression - Disruptive innovation opportunity: AI-powered software that analyzes facial expressions in close-up portraits to understand and convey the subject's emotions.
3. Alternative Materials - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Sustainable materials, such as recycled plastic or biodegradable substances, used to create close-up portraits, offering an eco-friendly approach to art.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Photography - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Collaboration between artists and technology companies to develop cutting-edge tools and techniques for close-up portraiture.
2. Marketing and Advertising - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Utilizing close-up portraiture to create personalized and targeted advertisements that evoke strong emotional responses in viewers.
3. Fashion and Beauty - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Incorporating close-up portraiture into beauty campaigns and fashion editorials to showcase intricate details and create captivating visuals.
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