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Snapshot blown out and potentially useless?

Talbot Streetscape Photo Brought Back From the Dead

Hey! You’ve got to check out this streetscape photo I shot on Monday mid-afternoon. Normally, this is no big deal. Normally, this original photo would not get any attention from me and sit dead in my archives.  Rightfully so, this photo came at complete random. See here is what happened: My newish Sony A7riii was suddenly delaying the shutter release. It was like there was a 2-second timer before the camera would fire. Not a huge deal, but I didn’t …

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LIFT with problematic and distracting cables in the architectural photo

Impact of Removing Cables from Architectural Photography

One big challenge found in architectural photography comes in the form of cables or hydro lines distracting from the project. Removing cables from architectural photography can have a great impact while still maintaining the integrity of the architecture. In this short post, I want to show you a recent photo of LIFT, a project here in London by Nicholson Sheffield Architects, which helps to illustrate the challenge of cables in your photo.    The first plan of attack would be …

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Before and After Series: Architectural Photography of CCPV

Before & After: CCPV

Happy to say there was a good response to last week’s inaugural “Before and After” piece, revealing some of the process and thoughts behind my architectural photography. That means I’d like to carry it on and show you a photo, shot at dawn, of the CCPV building. Dawn is an amazing time for shooting architectural photography. There are a number of obstacles to overcome, but I believe the biggest comes in terms of time. It’s much like shooting a Twilight, but …

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