Challenge: Architecture edition!
As many of you know, we are currently hosting a competition for architecture photography! With cash prizes going up to $50 for our champion it is a hard challenge to pass up. But how best to capture the winning picture? Keep reading for tips on building the perfect photo of any building you want!
Choosing your tone: The first step to any good photo shoot is knowing what you want to express in the picture. This applies to building shots especially! There are a lot of things to unpack with any given piece of architecture, but expression is key. Are your trying to make your audience feel small? Compare the clean lines of modernism to the curling rod work of art deco? What about inspiring nogistolia or wonder at a place? This is something you should choose before you ever pick up your camera. Examine the photo below:
Now compare it to this piece:
These two images come from the same building, so don't be afraid to explore tone and theme in multiple shots. The possibilities are endless!