Category Archives: Architecture Photography

12 Tips for Getting Started in Professional Photography

You love photography and want to photograph full time by launching a photography business. Maybe you are unemployed or wish to supplement your retirement income or simply wanting to earn money doing what you love.

For those with jobs you may not want to quit the day job until your business is launched and earning you an income and enough income allowing you can quit that day job. Maybe you are unemployed and if so you can get started right away but be careful if your financial resources are limited.

So how do you get started? I have compiled these ideas into the 12 most important steps I believe are crucial to finding success as a professional photographer in today’s markets. (more…)

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The Magic of Discovery

I was on a walk, with camera in hand of course, when I discovered this door and entryway. It stands out very well and obviously I had to shoot it. I love the color contrasts that the painters chose. Everything snaps!

I tried various angles really skewing the lines and perspective and I like those, but keep coming back to this one-the first frame I shot.

This is the way of my ‘artists mind’ in that I like symmetrical and angles as they should be with everything in order. The skewed perspectives are cool and I will process those later, but am drawn to the straight looking down angle.

Maybe that will change later! (more…)

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Architecture Photography: A Recent Assignment

Here is an image from a recent architecture assignment, both the before and after. As I built these photos I am thankful for three things that make it all possible: the digital camera, Photoshop, and…a client! :)  (Actually, thanks to my buddy Steve who could not do the job and referred me)

After

 

Before


 

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