architectural photography assignment example – see me in action




architectural photography assignment example – see me in action taking shots at night photography exercise for a signage and display company client.
the idea was to capture the lit signage for the client’s website. The best choice in my opinion is to do a series of wide angle shots and close ups with the telephoto lens, starting shooting at dusk when there is still a bit of light and still can hold the camera in the hand. After that few night long exposure shots to show the ambient. As a challenge – exposing for the scene will overexpose the signs and exposing for the sign will underexpose the rest of the image. The only solution is to take a series of images in the same position, obviously shooting from a tripod, from the underexposed to the over exposed in order to have 2 shots to be combined into post production

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12 Comments

  1. Carl Harrison
    December 5, 2013
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    Its almost like you know what projects I've got coming up ! Im going to be doing some architectural work in 2 weeks so this video was invaluable. Thanks Christian, your channel on photography rocks. Plus you seem like a nice bloke, I'd have a beer with you.

  2. Badr Elsammani.
    December 5, 2013
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    Thanks for the tips, I was under the impression  the  that it is better for less distortion of images not to reach f 22, probably around f 11, is that not true

  3. Rohullah Hakimi
    December 6, 2013
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    please recommend me some camera models from canon co. with all equipments which are needed for beginners. my budget is $1500.

  4. chikatofuka tokutekurariteka
    December 6, 2013
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    Haz un video de varias opciones para tomar fotos a 3 generaciones please.
    (Papa, hijo y nieto)
    (Mamá, hija y nieta)

    (Translate please)

  5. Javad Adeli
    December 11, 2013
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    Hi Christian, excellent example. I came across your website today and watched some of your tutorial while searching for some tips and tutorials on advanced photography, and I wish I had seen them earlier but never is late.
    Just one thing, in this example in post production why don't you use layer masking instead of erasing the layer. By using masking you never lose the data on the layer and can paint it back later if you wanted to make changes.
    From now on I will be following your tutorials and hope you keep your great job going.

  6. Arfan Ali
    December 15, 2013
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    Nice dear… Keep it up

  7. Remus Moise
    December 18, 2013
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    Too much…..bla bla bla….

  8. Fuse911
    January 2, 2014
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    Thank you very much for another excellent presentation. This is the first time I actually got to see you in action. As always, most informative. Please keep up the good work! Thanks.

  9. Tenzin Dasang
    April 26, 2014
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    Are you from france ?? Paris ?? I want to learn from you

  10. chris gomez
    November 8, 2014
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    that car dealership is in sydney!! that's where i got my toyota!! ah, christian, i gotta say your channel is one of the best on the subject. congrats!!

  11. CSTVideoProject
    November 21, 2014
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    Do you do a mirror lock up when you do bracketting? Do you thing mirror lockup is helpful with several shots to be combined in post?

  12. Nicky Almasy
    December 6, 2014
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    great tips, really enjoyed it!

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