Photographing Architecture in the City
What you will learn.
- Engage in your own photographic projects informed by weekly lectures, analysis, and discussion of different photographic approaches and historical perspectives
- Understand alternative ways of seeing and representing architecture and enhance your understanding of the variety of creative possibilities available
- Explore architecturally relevant in-camera and Photoshop techniques, including parallax correction; twilight, low light, and night photography; noise reduction; and much more
- Develop individual directions in style and expression
About this course:
This course examines photography as a disciplined way of seeing, investigating, and representing architecture within the urban context. This exploration engages students in their own photographic projects. Weekly lectures, analysis and discussion of different photographic approaches provide historic perspective, introduce students to alternative ways of seeing and representing architecture, and enhance an understanding of the variety of creative possibilities available. Architecturally relevant in-camera and Photoshop techniques will be demonstrated, including parallax correction; twilight, low light, and night photography; noise reduction, high dynamic range and panoramic photography, and much more.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Photographing Architecture in the City.
X438.9 Photography I or equivalent experience, access to and beginner’s familiarity with Photoshop CC.