architecture

How to get different moods for cityscapes

While you can definitely shoot great images in the middle of the day, the time of day is a key element of shooting cityscapes. My favorite time is around sunrise or

Photographer of the Day: cinzio Farinelli

Category: Architecture Photographer: cinzio Farinelli Photo: “porta susa” Perfect positioning, angular structure meeting sinuous lines and the interior roof bending to the wall all add up to a compelling portrait

Photographer of the Day: lorecrw

Category: Architecture Photographer: lorecrw Photo: “Staffarda Abbey” Besides my natural affinity for black and white work for form-based art, what’s exciting about this image is the very organized use of

Photographer of the Day: Davide Ibiza

Category: Architecture Photographer: Davide Ibiza Photo: “Forse piove!-vecchio borgo tratalias” This is the intersection of elegant structure and mood. While the detailed building is the star of the frame, the

Photographer of the Day: Pamela Aminou

Category: Architecture Photographer: Pamela Aminou Photo: “Coming Through” This presentation shows imagination! Yes, it’s two buildings joined together, but by rotating the image 90 degrees, our induced disequilibrium causes us

Photographer of the Day: Jovan J

Category: Architecture Photographer: Jovan J Photo: “Denver Art Museum” The black & white at night rendition of this very angular and striking building is enhanced by the additional building behind

Photographer of the Day: Dennis Ramos

Category: Architecture Photographer: Dennis Ramos Photo: “Flyover I (panorama)” This photograph of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway in Tampa, Florida clearly demonstrates how bridge architects work with overlapping lanes in

Photographer of the Day: Martin Bishop

Category: Architecture Photographer: Martin Bishop Photo: “Gateshead Millennium Bridge Reflections” A wonderful image of a remarkable bridge! The Gateshead Millennium Bridge (also known as the Baltic Millennium Bridge) is located

Photographer of the Day: Rudy Pilarski

Category: Architecture Photographer: Rudy Pilarski Photo: “haven bw” Like many of Rudy’s images, exacting framing and symmetry are key characteristics of his architectural photographic work. This corridor-like structure, plus the

Photographer of the Day: Pamela Aminou

Category: Architecture Photographer: Pamela Aminou Photo: “Different perspectives” Part of the consideration for architects is the environment in which their structure is going to be, and how it interacts with

Photographer of the Day: Geoffrey Tibbenham

Category: Architecture Photographer: Geoffrey Tibbenham Photo: “Norwich Cathedral” One of the great features of this arcade would be the vaults, coupled with the arches. The view clearly shows how buildings

Photographer of the Day: Rafa Velazquez

Category: Architecture Photographer: Rafa Velazquez Photo: “Ocanografic Valenciae” This beautiful organic structure, within the City of Arts and Sciences, is an open-air oceanographic park, designed by Félix Candela, and is

Photographer of the Day: Steve Stanger

Category: Architecture Photographer: Steve Stanger Photo: “Carousel House 2 (Asbury Park, NJ)” This festive (but closed for its original purpose) amusement park building evokes laughing children and a herd of

Photographer of the Day: Steve Lavelle

Category: Architecture Photographer: Steve Lavelle Photo: “Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco” This is an unusual photo of a well known structure. Having captured the building at night or at

Photographer of the Day: Allan Jones

Category: Architecture Photographer: Allan Jones Photo: “Roland levinsky Building” The extreme wide angle (14mm on full frame) view exaggerates the aggressive and highly angular shape of this university art building.

Using aerial views in architectural photography

Aerial photography is definitely booming in recent years and you can use it to your advantage for your architectural photography. Aerial views can offer a new perspective and many clients

Photographer of the Day: Rudy Pilarski

Category: Architecture Photographer: Rudy Pilarski Photo: “phylarmonie abstract” This highly abstract capture of a concert hall dares to viewer to deduce the actual structure, which does go contrary to what

Weekly Wrap-Up: January 13-19, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week, we learned about beauty standards, creating a snow scene, using Lume Cubes with holiday lights, selling photography