Trend of technology enable people to do anything. Digital camera technology makes all people can take pictures, without having to learn photography. We just need to understand the features of digital cameras, and can easily be photographed directly. Original works of human interest and journalistic images are widely used in the print media to get the reader’s attention. A news or review does not attract attention if they do not display the visualization of contents. Because it combines print media writing and visualization of images in order to get more attention from readers.
Since then photography is also growing, though still refers to the function of photography, namely commercial, art, and journalism. The development of photography can be seen from the many fans of photography, photography club growth, and more and more users of photography as a tool or means of various activities.
Photography of any kind is part of a work of art. It aims to establish communication through the arts created for the connoisseur. Ideas and concepts in a work is absolutely necessary in the process of photography for photographers to deliver the message to the audience to understand. So picture it can provide information and generate opinions.
The use of photography in the print media has been initiated since the mid 1850s. In the book The Encyclopedia of Photograph mentioned, the first figure using the technique of photography is a French millionaire, Nicephore Joseph Niepce (Michael Busselle, 1922). As for Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar was the first to use the magazine’s fashion photography with a man as a subject (Naomi Rosenblum, 1989).
Message and the impression in the appearance of male images in the media surely lift the side of masculinity. The elements of beauty that possessed the man exploited from a different perspective.