A Cityscape Photography Tutorial

Cityscapes are a fantastic marriage of human construction and the natural elements that challenge your technical skills and offer the opportunity for jaw-dropping photos. If you are looking to improve yours, check out this excellent video tutorial that shows you how a professional photographer approaches such an image. 

Coming to you from Landscape Photography iQ with Tom Mackie, this awesome video tutorial will show you how he approaches and shoots a cityscape photo. Cityscapes can be a ton of fun to shoot, and just like landscapes, they offer you a range of creative ways to render any single scene. As with landscapes, one thing to remember is to experiment with focal lengths a bit. Wide angles are normally the focal length of choice in such situations (and for good reason), but using a telephoto to pick off a single interesting element can be a nice change of pace from normal shots, and it allows you to get more take-home images from a single scene. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Mackie. 

If you would like to learn more about photographing cityscapes, be sure to check out "Photographing the World 2: Cityscape, Astrophotography, and Advanced Post-Processing" and "Photographing the World 3: Advanced Cityscapes!"

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