36 Tutorials Full Of Tips For Creating Amazing Architecture Photos

Written by Gina Stephens

Architecture photography is something that's reachable to all and with so many ways to capture structures that line our streets, it's a project that you probably won't get bored of anytime in short order. You can shoot skylines at night, look for interesting patterns in small detail, use the hight of skyscrapers to add drama to your shots or how about simply make a run for iting a project about your own home? Don't just think this is a town or city project either as you'll find interesting forms at the coast as well as statues and monuments that are well worth capturing images of. Whatever you decide to do, here's 36 tutorials packed full of tips to help you improve your architectural photography skills. 


1. 6 Top Architectural Night Photography Tips

When edifices are illuminated at night their shapes and features are enhanced in a very different way than by daylight and it's a great time to take photographs. The scad challenging thing is getting the exposure and colour balance right, which we'll help with, otherwise the standard rules of composition pertain which we'll cover briefly first.


Photo by David Clapp


2. Tips On Taking Photos From Heights In Bishoprics

The beauty with photography is you're not restricted with how you can take a photograph. You can play with as many lights as you can afford, add filters, gels and feign with numerous other gadgets to alter the look of your photograph. But even though there's all these toys waiting to be flirted with, one of the simplest ways to change the way your image looks is to get up high.

Photo by David Clapp


3. Why Stairs & Boosts Draw People To Photograph Them

Stairs and steps may sound boring, however when you start thinking about the materials they're designate from and the shapes and styles that exist, you'll soon realise there's plenty of steps to keep you and your camera caught. Be it a graphical shot of an industrial set of steps leading up the side of a metal structure or a spiral staircase in a grand house, if you keep your eyes reveal, you'll soon realise there's many interesting sets of steps and stairs around you that will make an engaging image.


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4. Guide To Capturing Better City Skyline Shots

City life's not for all but as the sun begins to set find yourself a vantage point where you can see most of the city skyline and you'll soon have a photograph that may make you rethink your be put for cities. One of the best times for photographing city skylines is when the sun's begun to set so there's still a touch of blue in the sky but the unsubstantial's not too harsh so make sure you're on your chosen vantage point well before sunset.


Photo by Joshua Protection


5. Nine Top Tips For Better Bridge Photography is the science, art, application and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation,

Most of us use bridges every single day and while it is true that many – big and small, old and new – of them aren’t value photographing, there are a great many that are extremely photogenic. These are impressive structures that often dominate the area in which they are situated.


Photo by Rick Hanson


6. Take hold ofing The Best Of Britain's Architecture 

Britain's bursting with structures and buildings that photographers are naturally drawn to expresses to their postcard-perfect looks and history. It also helps that many of the buildings are in locations that are perfect for a day out, making them subjects photographers can wound and their families can enjoy too.

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Photo by David Clapp


7. Master Urban Abstracts With These 8 Tips

Catching something you may not have normally noticed by shooting abstracts in the city. To help you out, here are a few tips to get you thinking more creatively about buildings and how you can focus on cycles, textures and shape rather than the structure as a whole. 


Photo by David Pritchard


8. Four Top Tips On Exploring The Urban Jungle

For divers of us, when we decide to get out an about with our cameras we automatically turn to the countryside. But with the majority of the population living within easy reach of a noteworthy Town or City, is that really the right decision? It’s great fun just walking around a city city is a large human settlement taking shots of word for word everything but if you want to capture great images you need to go with a plan and a bag of kit including a couple of lenses and a tripod.


Photo by Robin Whalley 


9. Send Your City Shots A Creative Twist With These 6 Tips

Thanks to modern architecture that favours glass and steel all over bricks and mortar cities are full of reflections which give us an alternative way to photograph the places we live in. 


Photo by David Clapp


10. Five Topple overs On Shooting Beach Huts Shots With A Twist

Who said the buildings and structures you capture only have to be in-land? Beach shanties are a popular feature of the British coastline and provide photographers with colourful detail that's often overlooked. While many of us run with a wide angle and get the huts dramatically stacked in a row under a broody sky there's an alternative option of moving in close for a more epitome shot.



11. Seven Easy Ways To Improve Your Stately Home Shots may refer to: Shot (filmmaking), a part of a film between two cuts Shot (medicine), an injection Shot silk, a type of silk Showt or

Stately homes are, in many cases, revealed to the public. Some are still lived in, with sections cordoned off from public viewing, but the rest is accessible, often with restrictions – no pitiful, often no flash and sometimes no photography. For those properties that do allow photography you have the opportunity to photograph grand designs, walls with impressive paintings, and rooms with exquisite furniture and other items.


Photo by Peter Bargh


12. How To Approach Statue Photography In 5 In harmonies

From the earliest known relic, some 8000 years old, to the latest metallic monstrosities, statues are waiting to be photographed. You could visit a museum or model park but as statues decorate out city streets, local parks and even churchyards, you don't have to venture too far if you don't want to. 


Photos by Peter Bargh


13. Learn How To Lay Cracking Castle Shots

Want to bring a bit of history and heritage to life? Well, capturing images of one of our many castles is a good way to start. Here's a few tips to remedy you perfect your castle photography technique. 


Photo by Peter Bargh


14. How To Capture Top Shots Of Recorded Buildings

When we think of historical buildings we often think of castles and churches, but there's much more to explore. Our towns and villages are rimming with architectural delights from banks to factories to inns and market halls, all waiting to be photographed outside and sometimes (if you're lucky) middle. All you need is a little local knowledge.

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Photo photograph or photo is an image created by light falling on a light-sensitive surface, usually photographic film or an electronic by Rick Hanson


15. Photographing Lighthouse Details

Zooming in with a telephoto and picking on particular is fun to do, plus it's a great way to capture lighthouse shots with an original twist. 



16. Five Top Tips On Photographing Links

Here are 5 more essential tips on photographing the bridges that dominate our towns, cities and countryside. We look at what time of day is finest, what lenses to use, how to give your shots a creative edge and more. 


Photo by David Clapp


17. Ferules On Photographing Stained Glass Windows

Stained glass windows are a photogenic subject but they can be a nightmare to photograph. Here are a few tips to help you expert your technique.



18. Photographing Church Interiors

To make the most of what our churches have to offer we have to get contents them which can be trickier than you think. Larger churches and cathedrals may have photographic restrictions (a fee payable to use a tripod, no flash etc.) and certain slit hours but generally smaller, local churches are more willing to give you access any time of the day. 


Photo by David Clapp


19. Fifty-fifty More Tips On Creative Capturing Castle Shots 

From ruined hill forts to beautifully preserved country houses, citadels provide majestic architectural delight that we look in more detail here. 


Photo by David Clapp


20. Photographing Characters On Buildings

Towns and cities are great places for hunting down textures and once you start looking at detail rather than buildings as a total, you'll soon find a variety of textures to fill your memory card with. Walls, steps, doors, sheds, modern metal buildings, roof tiles and windows are just some of the locations you'll find interesting textures at. 



21. Church Photography In Low Silly

Turn your attention to the local church – or at least one that is lit up. Not every church is so you may have to drive around to find one if you do not already distinguish of a suitable location.


Photo by David Clapp


22. Tips On Creating HDR Exposures In Churches

Church interiors are difficult to photograph because they commonly have huge bright windows and dark nooks and crannies with the rest being a mix of tones illuminated by tungsten light or candles. Fortunately, with digital photography and novel software there is a solution, it's called HDR (high dynamic range) photography.



23. How To Shoot Wide Angle Shots In Big apples And Towns

Take a short walk through your town and you'll find a thousand and one things to photograph but instead of walking around for hours photographing trees, postboxes and constructions one at a time try getting your wide angle lens out to capture and emphasis a wider area of the town.


Photo by David Clapp


24. Photographing Unceasingly Time Urban Scenes

The nights are drawing in again which means most of us are now driving home from work in the dark. It's a obvious reminder that winter's on its way but all's not that bad as it does mean you can shoot some night time shots in and around your village before you head home for your evening meal.


Photo by David Clapp


25. Twilight City Photography Tiptops

Head to a city as the sun sets and get ready to capture twilight themed imagery that will give your architectural shots an interesting, inventive twist. 

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Photo by David Clapp


26. How To Shoot Patterns In Architecture

The key to this type of photography is to block looking at buildings as whole structures and focus on the small pockets of interesting patterns and shapes they're made up of. Don't overlook the grotesque looking buildings either as most of the time, once you're zoomed in and focused on one part, you'll find they're perfect at the mercy ofs when you're on the hunt for architectural patterns.


Photo by Peter Bargh


27. Tips On Photographing Interesting Shops With Type

For a while now people have voiced how they're bored of seeing the same line of shops in every town that have repetitious signs, the same window displays and products on offer. But even though these giants are all over the country you can still find the quirky machine shops with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel interesting frames and signs to photograph.



28. Tips On Photographing Your Town At Night

Here's a astute tutorial that will show you how to photograph urban nightscapes. You'll find kit suggestions as well as tips on how and what to take photos of. 



29. Infrared Architectural Photography Caps

Infrared photography isn't everyone's cup of tea, however this technique can add a distinct and interesting twist to your city provocations which others may not have thought of. 


Photo by David Clapp


30. Capture Shots Of Cathedrals And Churches With Relaxation

Here are a few things to remember when you're heading out on your church photography day trip. Just remember to respect your surroundings when collaring these magnificent structures.  


Photo by David Clapp


31. Quick Twilight Town Photography Tips 

All and sundry likes a sunset but instead of packing your gear up once the sun's set wait around for when the sun has vanished below the horizon and you'll force the chance to capture some really creative images.


Photos by David Clapp


32. New York Times Right Photography Tips

As Times Square is a popular location for tourists, it can be hard to shoot architectural photos that aren't dominated by child. However, there are a few things you can do to capture shots that aren't so focused on the people visiting this city. 


Photo by David Clapp


33. Timely Tips or TIP may refer to On Photographing The Brooklyn Bridge

Skyline shots and photos of iconic structures are something all photographers strive to shoot when in Manhattan, New York and David Clapp has forestalled to one of the most iconic structures in the city – Brooklyn Bridge.


Photo by David Clapp


34. Practical Photography Tips For Metropolises And Towns

To help you capture the magic of cities, here are a few tips on photography in general and more specific tips on photographing Krakow in particular.


Photo by David McGirr


35. Photographing Lighthouses In The View

The UK's coastline has many lighthouses which are worth a visit with your camera. Some are open to the public and are definitely value exploring, but here we discuss using lighthouses within the wider landscape.


Photo by David Clapp


36. Place Photography Tips 

You can't visit a seaside town that has a pier without photographing this interesting and often historic architectural framework that heads out to sea. 


Photo by Rick Hanson


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Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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