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Architectural photography lens choices

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Lens choices for architectural photography

How lens choice and lighting makes a difference


There are quite a few lens tests and reviews on this site, which tend to be quite technical.

Over on our Architectural photography web site Keith has collected together a wide range of views of the nearby De Montfort University Vijay Patel Building.

It’s perhaps worth noting that the collection covers recent lens reviews and does not include Keith’s two favourite lenses for architectural work, the TS-E17mm and TS-E24mm.

DMU Campus in Leicester

Lens choices make a difference

Covering Canon’s recent new tilt/shift lenses, along with wide and ultrawide shots (Samyang XP 14mm and Sigma 12-24mm) Keith looks at some of the differences that lens choice gives you in architectural photography.

From a simple 55mm lens with shift…

dmu vijay patel building and gallery

To 14mm

dmu view over Leicester

Through to 12mm

gallery entrance

All the way to fish-eye

gallery in black and white

Of course, just because you can produce a particular type of shot doesn’t mean that you should.

See: Lens choices for photographing a building

The article also has links to all the individual lens reviews that the photos come from.

More lens use related articles

All articles and reviews are listed on our main Articles and Reviews page, or use the search box at the top of any page. Experimental items, hacks and how-to articles are all listed in the Photo-hacks category.
Some articles that may be of interest:  

More of Keith's articles/reviews (Google's picks to match this page)


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