Artistic Architectural Photography: Form, Color, and Space

A course by Konrad Langer
Photographer. Berlin, Germany.
Joined June 2021
, Photographer

Explore photographic compositions and perspectives, develop a graphic viewpoint of architecture, and use the city as a backdrop for your image compositions

  • German with subtitles in English
  • 91% positive reviews (23)
  • 835 students

Explore photographic compositions and perspectives, develop a graphic viewpoint of architecture, and use the city as a backdrop for your image compositions



German with subtitles in English
  • 91% positive reviews (23)
  • 835 students
  • 14 lessons (2h 27m)
  • 13 additional resources (3 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: German
  • German, Spanish, English, Portuguese, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

Konrad Langer's photographic work revolves around architecture, more specifically, playing with the colors, shapes, and scale of the objects where he's shooting. He posts the images of these cityscapes and urban scenes on his Instagram profile, which has already amassed more than 170K followers. He also collaborates on professional photography projects with clients like Airbnb, Huawei, and O2. In this online course, he shares his ideas, inspiration, and techniques for urban photography.

Konrad teaches you the fundamentals of artistic architectural photography and how to sharpen your visual perspective for unique and innovative image composition. Under his guidance, learn how to organize, run, and edit a photoshoot. By the end, you'll know how to find inspiration in the colors, shapes, and lighting around you to capture striking, artistic photos with a playful touch.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Mental preparation: What comes before the photo?
  • U3
    U3. How composition creates visual effects
  • U4
    U4. The photoshoot
  • U5
    U5. Image editing
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Get to know Konrad Langer and his work as a freelance photographer, along with the people that inspire him, including photographers, movie directors, and architects.

Next, Konrad shares his view of architectural photography and how to use social media to enhance your portfolio. He also gives you an overview of the gear you need for the final project.

Jump into some theory and study the fundamentals of architectural photography. Analyze a selection of your teacher's work to learn about his preferred perspective and composition types, as well as how to take them a step further by adding people into the scenes.

Now it's time to hit the streets. See how to do location research and scouting before taking a tour of Berlin's Government District with your teacher. Experiment with different perspectives and compositions while shooting, then review and select your favorite images.

To wrap things up, Konrad walks you through the basics of photo editing and gives you some useful tips to help you develop your personal style.

What is this course's project?

Create a photo series featuring a building or complex of your choice, experimenting with composition and perspective.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone interested in photography who wants to explore urban environments.

Requirements and materials

No prior knowledge is needed to take this course.

The only equipment you need is a smartphone or a DSLR or DSLM camera, as well as access to an editing program or app.


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835 Students
23 Reviews
91% Positive ratings

Konrad Langer

A course by Konrad Langer

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Konrad Langer is a freelance photographer with three years of experience and an academic background in sociology and journalism. Before starting his professional career in photography, he shared his work on Instagram, where he's already amassed more than 170K followers. As a Berlin-based photographer, urban areas are his biggest source of inspiration. Whenever he comes across hidden locations, interesting photo spots, or unique architecture, his keen eye for perspective helps him capture their beauty with interesting and unexpected compositions.

Konrad works in a range of fields, particularly tourism, technology, and lifestyle, and with a client list that includes Airbnb, Hyundai, Huawei, and the Museum of Fine Arts in Leipzig.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Mental preparation: What comes before the photo?

    • Photography and social media
    • About architectural photography
    • Equipment needed
  • U3

    How composition creates visual effects

    • Viewing in the picture: composition
    • Perspective
    • Involvement of people in compositions
  • U4

    The photoshoot

    • Location research and scouting
    • Photograph the subject
    • Evaluate and select motives
  • U5

    Image editing

    • Basics of image processing 1
    • Basics of image processing 2
    • Final tips
  • FP

    Final project

    • Artistic Architectural Photography: Form, Color, and Space

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Artistic Architectural Photography: Form, Color, and Space. Photography, and Video course by Konrad Langer

Artistic Architectural Photography: Form, Color, and Space

A course by Konrad Langer
Photographer. Berlin, Germany.
Joined June 2021
  • 91% positive reviews (23)
  • 835 students