Course Description

An introduction to practical and artistic elements of photographing exteriors and interiors of buildings. Lectures, demonstrations, critiques, and field exercises provide a practical foundation for making effective architectural photographs based on technical and aesthetic considerations. You need a DSLR camera in good working condition and to have a basic understanding of the manual settings on the camera.

Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Evaluate buildings in a different “light” and determine who and what the image is for
  • Identify the pros and cons of filters
  • Determine the right perspective to photo architecture interiors and exteriors
  • Describe interior composition-placement of objects
  • Apply additional lighting to balance the elements in the photograph
  • Paint with light and understand colour balance
  • Apply creativity in evening imagery through the “Critical Moment”

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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6:30PM to 9:30PM
Apr 26, 2022 to May 17, 2022
Field Trip
9:00AM to 4:00PM
May 28, 2022
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $275.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

Delivery format may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Students should have taken a minimum basic photography course (if not at least have a good understanding of photography and their manual and RAW camera settings), have a DSLR and have at least a 24mm wide angle lens.

Receive a discount of 5% per course by registering in three courses within the Visual Design Certificate.

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