ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP with STEVEN BROOKE

THE DEPICTION OF ARCHITECTURE, HISTORICAL OVERVIEW

Painting/Engraving of Architectural Subjects from Early Renaissance to Present
Early Photography of Architecture
B/W Photography of Modernist Architecture; Color Photography

PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION

Systems of Proportion and Subdivision of the Picture Plane
Analysis of Specific Paintings and Engravings, including:

de Vries: Perspectives
Saenredam: Cathedral Views
Piranesi, Vasi, Rossini, Carlevarjs: Vedute di Roma
Canaletto, Belloto, Marieschi: Views of Venice
de Hooch and Vermeer: Courtyards and Interiors
Lorraine, Poussin, Cezanne, Monet, Turner, Parrish: Landscape
Cezanne, Morandi: Still Life

Elements of the Picture Plane: Axes, Eye Height
Distribution of Tonal Values

PHOTOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES

Choice of Cameras and Lenses; Minimum Equipment; Auxiliary Equipment
Basics of Perspective Control
Vantage Points: Proportions
Planes of Focus: Depth of Field
Exposure Control
Lighting
Night Photography

SOFTWARE TECHNIQUES AND WORKFLOWS

Photoshop and Camera Raw techniques for architectural photography

ANALYSIS OF SUBJECT MATTER

Architectural Style
Orientation to Sun; Times of Day, Year; Sky and Atmospheric Conditions
Color, Texture, Transparency, Symmetry
Urban Context
Photographic Sequences