An extensive advanced tutorial where I explain how to create an architectural fine art photograph by starting with an initial idea and going through the entire process of creation – vision, composition, post-processing, to end up with the final image.
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In this tutorial I will show how to create a fine art photograph of Empire State Building
Urban Saga II – Empire State of Light
ESB – The symbol of New York City. This is the way I see it.
The Story of the Image
In my new black and white fine art image in the series “Urban Saga”, Urban Saga II -Empire State of Light, I aim to show one of the symbols of New York City in a way that suits my idea about this city and the way it makes me feel.
Here is a quote from Tom Wolfe, that I totally agree with, because it is very close to what I think about this city and how I feel about it.
“One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.”
– Tom Wolfe
If you ask me what is my favorite city in the world I will always hesitate between Paris and NYC. I think a combination of both would fit my personality perfectly and would solve my dilemma about which city to mention first when I am asked which is my favorite one. A combination of both cities would be for me a combination of history and modernity, of Continue reading →
Fine art architectural street photography as a new direction in photography
Waves of Imagination – Agora, Athens Olympic Center
This is my last fine art architectural street photograph that I shot during my previous private photography workshop in Athens. These days I’m working with another student in Athens and, like every time I work with my photography students, I’m thinking again how lucky and grateful I am to be working with such interesting people at my workshops. It is amazing to see how every artist has his own style and artistic personality and to be able to help them develop it.
My next group workshop will be in Chicago on October 17-18, 2015 and I’m looking very much forward to it, as it will be my third workshop in this fantastic city and for this I have put up a great program, with both shooting and theory + processing content. If you want to join me you can sign up to it but you will have to be quick because there are only 2 spots left.
The image Waves of Imagination (you can see it at the link in better quality and larger size) is part of the genre I presented recently as fine art street photography , it is also an Continue reading →