Reading of a Visual Image
In brief, the reading of a visual image is an significant skill for people. There is always a purpose for the particular images. Generally, the purpose of visual images include images that inform, images that educate, images that persuade,images that entertain and etc. It is the first step to read the visuals and design to what their purposes. Here, the sample of 4 types images.
IMAGES THAT INFORM
IMAGES THAT INFORM tell you something about the subject. For example a photo of a police officer on the side of a building might tell you that the building is a police station.
IMAGES THAT EDUCATE
IMAGES THAT EDUCATE help the viewer understand something better. For example a photo of historical figure at an important time in history might educate the viewer.
IMAGES THAT PERSUADE
IMAGES THAT PERSUADE make you want to buy something or believe something. For example an image of a woman wearing make-up persuade women everywhere to buy that makeup. A photo of a car with a beautiful woman next to it may persuade men to buy the car.
IMAGES THAT ENTERTAIN
IMAGES THAT ENTERTAIN are entertaining to the viewers. They may show funny things and funny situations or celebrities having fun.