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Architectural Photography
6 Weeks | $350 | Online

Architecture, new and old makes for amazing photographic subject matter! Build the skills necessary to photograph structures both exterior and interior, utilizing current digital equipment and techniques. Through discussions, demonstrations and hands-on assignments, you will learn about the materials and equipment, cameras, lenses and post-production software required for making stunning architectural photographs. Students will examine inspiring and educational examples of architectural photography, discuss the various components that make the images work and try their hand at developing a series of their own images, applying presented concepts by submitting weekly assignments.

What You Will Learn:

  • Gain experience in problem-solving.
  • Learn how to render a three dimensional object into two dimensions.
  • Understand how to discern what are the best angles of view for each project, time of day most suitable, Representational approach versus Interpretive approach. 

Quarters Offered: Winter, Summer | Online
Course Fee: $350
Prerequisite: Photo I: Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO (ART-40629) and Digital Photography Workflow (ART-40705).
Note: Elective for the Photography: Images & Techniques professional certificate.
Contact: For more information about this course, please email

Required Materials and Software:

  • Fully adjustable DSLR Camera or prosumer digital camera
  • Memory Card
  • Tripod
  • Wide Angle Lens with Lens Hood (example: 24-70mm or 18-55mm Lens)
  • Off Camera Flash (with a Foot Stand)
  • Batteries for Camera & Flash
  • Storage Device: Portable Hard Drive
  • Adobe Lightroom Classic, Adobe Photoshop, and Creative Cloud Photography Plan

Recommended Materials and Software:

  • Cable Release (remote trigger)
  • Card Reader
  • Extra Memory Cards and Batteries
  • Camera Strap
  • Flash Trigger / Commander
  • Photo Mechanic (software for fast culling)

Course Number: ART-40607
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Photography: Images and Techniques