When it comes to design, photography is a fundamental tool that every design puts to work at some point. What I want to dissect here is not the trends in actual photography, but rather trends in the way photographs are used and manipulated in web design.
Some of these trends are obvious and well known, others are frequently used and seldom discussed. I have found that when many trends on the same topic are collected into one set we find that we have stronger opinions than expected on the topic. Also, it seems that when we see trends like this compared to each other we discover that the approach we are using isn