When I shoot architecture, I talk with the client first to ask what the shoot is being used for and what style of photography they would like. Wide angle shots, taken with a 14mm flat wide angle lens are very popular. The above slide show of Ballarat Station Apartments (shot in March 2017) demonstrates the wide angle approach.

A wide angle lens doesn’t suit all situations though, particularly where a more accurate portrayal is required. This means stepping to a narrower angle, perhaps 34 to 35 mm (equivalent to natural view on a full frame camera). These kind of shots can also be used to assemble a panorama. Note: panoramas MUST be shot with a deliberate overlap of images however, so a shoot must be deliberately planned to facilitate this.

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