Posts Tagged ‘architecture’

Beauty and Symmetry Collide in Stunning Photographs of Mosque Architecture

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Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji is a 23-year-old physics student at Mazandaran University, and yet, you’ve probably seen his photography floating around the Internet as of late.

That’s because, when he’s not studying, Ganji is capturing truly stunning photographs of the colorful, architecturally gorgeous interiors of historical Mosques throughout the Middle East. Read more…

This Camera-Shaped Building Isn’t Quite What You’d Expect It To Be

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Every so often, something comes across our desks that makes us do a bit of a double-take. This was one of those moments.

What you see above is a building shaped like a compact camera. What is the building used for? That’s where it gets interesting. It’s not a camera store or an electronics repair shop, it’s a public restroom… seriously. Read more…

What Can a Building Teach a Photographer, Six Months Spent Photographing the PDC

In a world dominated by too many photos and too little photography, one of the pieces of advice we stumble across fairly often from masters of this craft is to simply “slow down.” Andy Romanoff is one such master, and his project “Seeing the PDC” — for which he spent 6 months photographing the Pacific Design Center in LA — is a testament to slowing down and really seeing what it is you’re trying to capture. Read more…

Interview: Susan Dobson, The Artist Behind the Haunting Series ‘Sense of an Ending’

Susan Dobson is best known for her work on suburban culture, architecture, and landscape. Her photographs have been exhibited across Canada, as well as in the United States, United Kingdom, Belgium, China, Germany, Spain, and Mexico. Her work was included in the Canadian Biennial titled Builders at the National Gallery of Canada in 2012, and she was a contributing artist to the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad. Dobson is Associate Professor at the University of Guelph.

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Susan Dobson’s series “Sense of an Ending” gives us look at architecture, decay and a literal sense of ending — reminding us that eventually everything around us will become rubble. Through the use of composite imagery, Dobson crafts scenes frozen in melancholy.

As the overcast skies in each piece forebode cold and rain, and as the architectural styles have begun to weather and collapse, these images, while fiction, portray the inevitable truth of not just homes and buildings, but perhaps cities and civilizations as well. Read more…

A Time-Lapse Tour of 27 of Europe’s Most Stunning Architectural Landmarks

Every architecture 101 class in college would do well to start off the semester with the above time-lapse by Luke Shepard. Over the course of three months he travelled to 36 cities in 21 countries to capture some of Europe’s most beautiful architecture on camera. This time-lapse, titled Nightvision, is the result. Read more…

Interactive Panoramic Photo Series Takes Viewers On An Architectural Journey

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We recently introduced you to some gorgeous wide-angle photos of the interior of La Sagrada Família that were taken by photographer Clement Celma. These photos revealed Celma’s love of gorgeous architecture, but they’re far from his only expression of it.

Another of his photo series, called Mes Petite Planètes, literally translated “My Little Planets,” takes a more interactive and panoramic approach, exploring beautiful architecture from all angles. Read more…

Beautiful Black and White Photos of The Basilica of the Sagrada Família

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A couple of weeks ago, we shared some great wide-angle captures by photographer Clement Celma of architect Antoni Gaudi’s famous La Sagrada Família. An architectural marvel, the photos showed how the basilica is as stunning inside as it is outside.

Swiss photographer Cyril Bays‘ photos of La Sagrada give us another straight-up look at the incredible design of the basilica, only Bays’ photos make a different point: La Sagrada Família is as beautiful in black and white as it is in color. Read more…

Photos of Patterns and Repetition Spotted During Urban Exploration

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Take a look at photographer Jared Lim‘s portfolio, and many of his photographs might look to you like they’re the product of liberal Photoshop Clones Stamp usage. They feature repeating shapes, colors, and patterns found in various cities’ urban environments.
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Stunning Wide-Angle Photographs of the Interior Architecture of La Sagrada Família

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Photographer Clement Celma has an entire section of his site dedicated to photographing the architecture of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí. And when it comes to the architecture of Gaudí, nothing is quite as stunning as the Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família.

For his series of photos entitled Gaudí Architecture, Celma went to La Sagrada Família with his camera and snapped some breathtaking wide-angle photos of the architecture inside. Read more…

Photog Goes in Search of the Architecture that Was Once the “Vision of the Future”

Relics of the Future is a short documentary that follows Toronto-based fine art photographer Toni Hafkenscheid as he explores the world of once-futuristic architecture through his tilt-shift lens. In the 1960′s, these buildings and monuments were considered “visions of the future;” now they stand, as one interviewee put it, “on that fence between futuristic and nostalgic.” Read more…