Immersion in Architectural Photography

A course by Jesús Granada
Architectural Photographer. Jaén, Spain.
On Domestika since 06/05/2014
, Architectural Photographer

Learn to carry out a photographic report of a space

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% Positive reviews (255)
  • 4277 students

Learn to carry out a photographic report of a space


Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% Positive reviews (255)
  • 4277 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 23 Lessons (4h 22m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Unlimited access forever


The walls can talk. In this course you will learn how an architectural photography report is made, from start to finish. At the hand of Jesus Granada and following step by step a real commission in a unique wooden house, you will learn to analyze and plan a narrative structure, you will know the tools and the methodology of the report and you will end up knowing how to prepare all the material for the client. In addition, Jesus will show you references, his studio work and some infallible postproduction tricks.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Basic concepts
  • U2
    U2. Planning our work
  • U3
    U3. Types of photographs
  • U4
    U4. Production. Shooting our photographs
  • U5
    U5. Postproduction, development and labeling
  • FP
    FP Final project
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The course displays the entire process followed by a professional in architectural photography to make an assignment, including basic notions about the terms and techniques that forge the theoretical support of the entire process. An overview that will allow you to face any space with a camera and give you more security to enjoy this branch of photography. Following the video lessons of the course you will learn:

- Bibliography, influences and a bit of history.
- Narrative foundations of space.
- The set: Tools and sunlight conditions.
- Work of the narrative structure.
- Some mobile Apps that can help.
- The study work.
- Postproduction tricks.

WHAT IS THE FINAL PROJECT OF THE COURSE?
Plan and make a report of 20 photographs that describe in a personal way a space chosen by the student with a planned narrative structure.

Who is it for?

To any person that in his day to day has relation with the space: Students of architecture, engineering or Fine Arts. Also architects, interior designers, set designers or experts in 3D visualization and, in general, people who need to expand narrative skills with any type of space and its representation. And, of course, it's the perfect course for amateurs and photography professionals who are attracted to architecture. It will also be very useful to tireless travelers who want to improve their reporting when they explore new scenarios.

What you need

You will need basic knowledge of photography, a reflex camera and notions about digital development (raw files). You should also have pencil, paper, a computer with Lightroom software and a lot of desire to tell stories with space.


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Jesús Granada

A course by Jesús Granada

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Architectural Photographer

At the age of 18, I combined my architecture studies with my photography hobby. In 1999, I started my professional activity in architectural photography, with the technique of an optical bench and always commissioned by publishers and architecture studios who wanted to work with me. Since then, I have published in more than 25 countries, 400 magazines and 70 editorials and I have commissioned photographs for at least twenty monographs and books.

I have published in magazines such as El Croquis, Casabella, ICON, The Plan, A + U Japan, AMC Moniteur, Gustavo Gili, New York R & D, Bauwelt, AIT, A.Mondadori .... In press with El Pais, New York Times, El Mundo, La Vanguardia, ABC, Il Corriere ... And companies have counted on my work such as Adidas, iGuzzini, Flos, Porcelanosa, Akaba, Malpesa, Cosentino Shucco, Klein ...

I love architecture, I love taking photographs and I still enjoy the first day of architecture, photography and travel. I aspire that all this is intuited in my work.


Contents

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

Immersion in Architectural Photography

A course by Jesús Granada
Architectural Photographer. Jaén, Spain.
On Domestika since 06/05/2014
  • 96% Positive reviews (255)
  • 4277 students