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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Archtecture photo of Forest City Community Church with removed distractions

Remove Distractions from Architecture Photos

I wish this was a video on how to remove distractions from architecture photos instead of a few photos and some type. My planning of an article like this one is terrible and very much on the fly. I guess it’s better than no content and missing out on a quick behind the scenes edit of one of my architectural photos. Instead of this being a ‘how to,’ it’s more of a ‘what to’ or a ‘what I removed that …

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Before and After: Brightening up an Interior Image

Sometimes you shoot an innocent iPhone photo while scouting a location and it later becomes one you really enjoy. There’s a wee problem in that something’s off in the image since you didn’t perfectly plan it. In the case of the photo for this post in the Before and After series, I was interested in brightening up the interior. It’s a really simple before and after, but I don’t know how many people know about how I brightened it up.  …

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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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