Do you love travel and want to take great photos of buildings, both inside and out? Architectural photography is more than simply choosing a subject and pressing the shutter-release button; it's more than just documenting a project. An architectural photograph shows the form and appeal of a building far better than any other medium. With the advent of the digital photographic workflow, architects developers and interior designers are discovering exciting new opportunities to present and market their work.
But what are the ingredients for a successful architectural photograph? What equipment do you need? How can you improve your images in your digital darkroom? Which are the best architectural photography lenses? Why does a building look different in reality than in a photographic image? In this course with acclaimed photography lecturer Jim Lowe you will find the answers to these questions and much more.
Using real-world projects to teach you students will learn how to:
- Capture outstanding images of buildings, inside and out
- Choose the right equipment (the best architectural photography lenses) and use it effectively
- Compose architectural shots
- Work with ambient and artificial light
This course is a step-by-step guide to architectural photography for both the aspiring amateur photographer, interested in architectural photography and the professional photographer wanting to expand their skills in this domain.
Basic equipment for architectural photography;
- Camera: Wide angle 17mm
- Architectural Photography Lenses
- Standard 80mm or a good quality zoom lens 17mm to 85mm
- Long focus 180mm
- Cable release
- Spirit level
- ND Graduated filter
- Polarisation filter