The term architectural photography defines the subject (architecture) and the medium to capture it (photography). Architecture is ubiquitous in our lives and its main function as a refuge encompasses a large number of uses. Architecture is like the second human skin.
Photography is the technical means to optically capture the shape of objects. It is the process of projecting images and capturing them. Either by means of the fixed in a medium sensitive to light or by conversion into electronic signals.
How does it apply?
Architecture and interiors photography is responsible for capturing and describing the spaces created by man. At the urban level, you can describe a city or the relationship of a building with its surroundings. It is also used indoors, showing the relationship between furniture, color, texture and lighting with the proposed space.
Architecture and interiors photography tries to reflect the space between walls. It also tries to find the substance of the void and its relation to what delimits it. In the case of a building, it places it in the context of a city. It also evaluates how it interacts with the environment, if it is accommodated, understood or noted.
Architecture and interiors photography is useful for documenting the projects built by architects. As well as its publication in books and specialized magazines or to update its portfolio. It is also useful for construction companies, urban planners, real estate companies, hotels, etc.
The main feature of architectural photography is in the art. With the beginning of digital photography, a range of lenses with applications similar to large format have been manufactured. These so-called tilt-shift lenses are used in digital single-lens reflex cameras. Although these lenses have their limitations, more and more professionals have chosen to integrate these technologies into their processes.