Immersion in Architectural Photography

A course by Jesús Granada , Architectural Photographer

Architectural Photographer. Jaén, Spain.
Joined June 2014

Learn to create an architectural photo essay capturing the essence of a space

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (390)
  • 7576 students

Learn to create an architectural photo essay capturing the essence of a space

Every architectural space tells an original story. In each corner, there are countless narratives waiting to be discovered—storylines that reveal the true nature of a place and immerse us in a unique atmosphere.

In this online course, delve into the process of developing a professional architectural photo essay, weaving together a visual narrative that showcases the distinctive character of a space, and build a solid theoretical and technical foundation that will equip you to photograph any space confidently and enjoy the endless possibilities in this branch of photography. Follow Jesús Granada as he walks you through a real-life commissioned project of a picturesque wooden house. Learn to analyze and plan the narrative structure, discovering the tools and methods involved and exploring ways to present your work to the client.

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What will you learn in this online course?

23 lessons & 37 downloads

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (390)
  • 7576 students
  • 23 lessons (4h 22m)
  • 37 additional resources (17 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Plan out and put together a photo essay consisting of 20 images that showcase any space you choose with a clear narrative.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone who works with architectural spaces in any capacity, including students in the fields of architecture, engineering, or fine arts, as well as professional architects, interior designers, set designers, 3D visualization specialists, and anyone who wants to develop their narrative abilities by representing a space visually. This course is also perfect for both amateur and professional photographers interested in architecture, as well as tireless travelers who want to enhance the photos they take during their adventures.

Requirements and materials

To take this course, you need basic knowledge of photography, a reflex camera, and experience processing RAW photos digitally. You also need paper and a pencil, a computer with Lightroom installed, and a desire to capture the unique stories hidden within every space.


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Jesús Granada

A course by Jesús Granada

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Architectural Photographer

Jesús Granada started his professional journey when he was just 18, combining his studies in the field of architecture with his love of photography. In 1999, he discovered the optical-bench technique and began working as a freelance architectural photographer, carrying out commissions for a variety of publishers and studios. Since then, he has showcased his work in over 25 countries, working for more than 400 magazines and 70 publishing houses, as well as taking commissions for over 20 specialized publications and books.

His work has been published in collaboration with magazines and publishers such as El Croquis, Casabella, ICON, The Plan, A+U Japan, AMC Le Moniteur, I+D New York, Bauwelt, AIT, Gustavo Gili, and A. Mondadori, as well as newspapers like El País, The New York Times, El Mundo, La Vanguardia, ABC, and Il Corriere. He has also worked with top companies like adidas, iGuzzini, Flos, Porcelanosa, Akaba, Malpesa, Cosentino, Schüco, Klein, and countless others.

His love for architecture and travel photography is as alive today as it was at the very beginning, and he strives to make this passion tangible in his work.


  • U1

    Basic concepts

    • Who am I, what do I do and what can I teach you?
    • My influences and references
    • Brief historical introduction
    • Narrative foundations
  • U2

    Planning our work

    • Types of camera to work in architecture
    • How is the space to be photographed?
    • What are the circumstances in which we are going to work?
    • Narrative structure of my report (Recorrido)
    • Narrative structure of my report (Approach)
  • U3

    Types of photographs

    • Context photographs
    • Composite photographs
    • Interior photographs
    • Photographs with action
    • Detail photographs
    • Night photographs
  • U4

    Production. Shooting our photographs

    • In action following the schedule
  • U5

    Postproduction, development and labeling

    • The return trip
    • Organization in the study (theory)
    • Organization in the study (practice)
    • Development and processing of our photos 1
    • Development and processing of our photos 2
    • Cataloging, labeling and delivery 1
    • Cataloging, labeling and delivery 2
  • FP

    Final project

    • Immersion in architectural photography

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Immersion in Architectural Photography. Photography, Video, Architecture, and Spaces course by Jesús Granada

Immersion in Architectural Photography

A course by Jesús Granada
Architectural Photographer. Jaén, Spain.
Joined June 2014
  • 96% positive reviews (390)
  • 7576 students