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50 Beautiful Examples of Architecture Photography

May 20th, 2010

This post is dedicated to Architecture Photography. Our surrounding is full of many beautiful things: traditional or fashionable, architectural photography can be as exciting as it is gratifying. In this kind of photography, a photographer usually experiments with various angles, settings, timing and effects to achieve the most interesting shot of buildings. In this post we have gathered some of beautiful, unusual and bizzare architectural photos as well as related concept artworks for your inspiration.

The Beauty of Architecture Photography

Rise up to the sky

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Down the Jin Mao Tower

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Night Architecture

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Sanctuary Upshot Saint Mary’s Studley Royal, Yorkshire UK

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Futuristic Groningen architecture

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UK – Bexhill on Sea – De La Warr Pavilion – Looking down – mono sq

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Ridges

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Sixth Step

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Welcome to the Matrix

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Bcc Berliner Congress Center V

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Indian architecture

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Webb Bridge

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Cube House Eagle

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Cellerium

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The Onion

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Studley Royal

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Accordeon

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Inside Capitol Hill

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Quito, Arquitectura Contemporánea Ecuador

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American Architecture

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Sydney Opera House – Iconic Architecture

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Diaphragm

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Architecture curves and lines

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Architecture and the Man

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Rathaus – Papenburg – Architecture – Germany – Deutschland

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3rd Avenue

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Aussie Architecture

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Alien Architecture

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Architecture as Art [ipeinture]

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Roppongi Architecture

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Modern Architecture…Kuala Lumpur

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Victoria Architecture

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Bizzare Architectural Photography

Krzywy Dom

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GERMANY 5581copy

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Anomaly

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Odaiba Sunset

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Nord/LB, Hannover

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Erwin Wurm: House attack

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The Alien landed…

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The UFO house in Sanjhih

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Amazing building

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Architectural Concept Art

In this section of Article we will show you some of mindblowing Architectural Concept Art, so let’s get ready to close your eyes and imagine the most innovative and beautiful buildings and architectures that we may see in near future. Feel free to share your comments with us.

Visions of South Korea’s Urban Future

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Visions of South Korea’s Urban Future

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Lilypad – Floating Ecopolis for Ecological Refugees

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Rotating Wind Power Tower to begin construction in Dubai

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Rotating Wind Power Tower to begin construction in Dubai

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London Dynamic Picture

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Raevona – Docking Towers

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Generative Architecture – Rainbow City

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Metropolis

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Other Useful Resources

  • 9 Architectural Photography Tips  Classical or contemporary; architectural photography can be as challenging as it is rewarding. Here are some pointers to help you get started.
  • An Introduction to Architectural Photography
    Photographing homes and buildings presents a unique set of challenges for a shooter. There are any number of variables that affect each project, this is an outline on how to make the best photos possible under any circumstance.
  • A Guide to Architectural Photography
    Architecture is a broad subject, and one that surrounds us on a daily basis. It comes and no surprise then that it is also a very popular topic in photography. But despite its diversity there are a number of simple rules that apply in most situations, or will at least get you thinking more deeply about how you can best portray a particular piece of architecture.
  • How to Photograph Architecture (Exterior)
    This is an example-based tutorial on photographing buildings.
  • Stunning Staircase Photography
    Lines, patterns, symmetry and interesting shapes have long been used by photographers to produce intriguing compositions that draw your eye in. That’s what makes staircases such a great subject – they have them all in abundance.
  • Architecture Photography: Beauty of Interior and Exterior Designs
    A great collection of Interior and Exterior Designs photography.

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46 comments for „50 Beautiful Examples of Architecture Photography
  1. esranull on May 20th, 2010 at 9:50 am

    perfect photos thanks

    • Marian on January 14th, 2011 at 8:18 am

      Hi esranull

  2. piyanistll on May 20th, 2010 at 9:50 am

    very very nice photo thanks

    • rimatico on May 20th, 2010 at 1:21 pm

      vc é linda…

  3. Amsterdam on May 20th, 2010 at 10:23 am

    Good stuff but looks like most of this has already been (+more) published here

    http://www.smashingdownloads.com/2010/02/05/the-kings-of-architectural-photography-60-spectacular-examples/

  4. Martin on May 20th, 2010 at 10:40 am

    Cool…

  5. DC on May 20th, 2010 at 11:04 am

    This is extremely cool, but the title is “50 Beautiful Examples of Architecture Photography,” not photography and artwork.

  6. Paragon Visual on May 20th, 2010 at 1:06 pm

    Cool photos. Not sure what rainbow city is doing in there but overall very nice.

  7. PixelSteam on May 20th, 2010 at 1:37 pm

    Great selection of photographs!!! Some really wild building designs…

  8. Saravind on May 20th, 2010 at 7:00 pm

    Please add TAJMAHAL form india, is one beautiful architecture as a simple of love

  9. @alwaysbestrts on May 20th, 2010 at 10:06 pm

    extremely cool Architecture (Exterior) ….

  10. Sanchit Thakur on May 21st, 2010 at 12:34 am

    Nice ones.

    Have a Look at the Vitra house: http://veerle.duoh.com/modernhomedesign/article/vitra_house

    1 of the best I’ve seen.

  11. NooN on May 21st, 2010 at 12:58 am

    So nice

  12. video on May 21st, 2010 at 5:28 am

    Nice photos,some really strange and special

  13. Sehkraft on May 22nd, 2010 at 5:54 am

    Nice photos for real. We got a bit lost in the end though, no? ;) More concept renders then photography. Shame that it doesn’t always say where the buildings are. Awesome selection though. Tnx

  14. Tom on May 22nd, 2010 at 11:59 am

    Coooooool!

  15. Eric wu on May 23rd, 2010 at 12:13 am

    cool architecture……

  16. Saraj on May 23rd, 2010 at 1:31 am

    Cool stuff! love it!

  17. Jusa on May 23rd, 2010 at 3:03 am

    The “GERMANY 5581copy” is the “Waldspirale” in Darmstadt, Germany by Friedensreich Hundertwasser (a so-called “Hundertwasserhaus”, the most famous of these is in Vienna, Austria)

  18. jeff on May 24th, 2010 at 6:13 pm

    WOW!!! some very cool work there.

  19. Kent Tan on May 31st, 2010 at 11:14 pm

    Very beautiful. The Raevona one reminds me of real world in the Matrix movie (where machines have taken over the world!)

    • nupur on February 18th, 2011 at 7:06 am

      exactly…..but then we have to think if it is sustainable or not…..we often read about SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE….but are we applying dat????which our environment needs….

  20. wiper blades on June 8th, 2010 at 2:50 pm

    it is very very nice pic

  21. milena. on September 20th, 2010 at 10:26 am

    awesome pics!

  22. nikhil on October 15th, 2010 at 8:28 am

    cooooooool

  23. ghasem mahshid on October 28th, 2010 at 10:25 pm

    OK! thanks

  24. vihar fadia on November 26th, 2010 at 1:01 pm

    very very amazing photoes

  25. maylou manuel on December 13th, 2010 at 2:30 am

    i like to be an architect,, i oove to see beautiful design of the structures,,,

  26. Scarlet Sokolsky on January 18th, 2011 at 8:27 am

    Really nice report, thank you for this. I think I will use a similar format with mine. Good to see you are getting some commentors here too, but the replies are a little weird. Anyway, Cheers!

  27. Building Moments Photography on January 25th, 2011 at 2:07 am

    I’m amazed how much more we can do with architectural photography in the digital age. You just wouldn’t get images this sharp without it. Great post.

  28. nupur on February 18th, 2011 at 7:09 am

    WE NEED TO PONDER ON..WHAT IS REELISTIC..AND WHAT IS REALISTIC IN ARCHITECTURE!!!!buildings just cannot be displayed like anything,which is in contrast to the interiors..if that happens..that is called as “FALSE ARCHITECTURE”

  29. Jamie Knop - Architecture Photographer on February 27th, 2011 at 2:34 pm

    I like the bizarre section, some architecture I have not come across before. Although I may be wrong and some of them have been heavily digitally manipulated!

  30. jeff on March 28th, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    Wow after seeing all these incredible architectural structures one wonders what the world would be like if all the architecture we built was at this level

  31. Bill Parker on April 9th, 2011 at 10:42 pm

    Very Nice…. Looking forward to more, lighting, interiors..
    Bravo

  32. Poc on May 9th, 2011 at 11:17 am
  33. Thomas McConnell on June 8th, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    Very nice post, I wish I would have a interior like that, thanks for sharing.

  34. Scott Pease on August 26th, 2011 at 11:09 pm

    Interesting and artistic, thanks for the assembling this collection.

  35. faryal saleem on September 8th, 2011 at 3:28 pm

    These pictures are amazing , Showing the art of engineering in pretty way :-)

  36. MUSTAFA GHORI on October 23rd, 2011 at 8:24 am

    NICE BEAUTIFUL ARCHITECTURE ARTS VERY VERY NICE

  37. James Campbell on December 18th, 2011 at 5:56 pm

    Too much digital manipulation.

  38. Shenavery on January 9th, 2012 at 5:25 pm

    The manipulation is crazy…in a good way.

  39. Richard on July 1st, 2012 at 2:08 pm

    Impressive post with well-picked photographs. I found this post to be worth sharing…I found this one while searching for architectural photography examples.
    http://www.eexploria.com/impressive-architectural-photography-tips-and-examples/
    The given photos are truly artistic.

  40. Yahya Bangash on September 3rd, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    very niceeeeeeeeeeee and beautiful collection. also I will b an architec n future

  41. Tosin Ogunsanya on October 16th, 2012 at 7:59 am

    I love these structures. Hope to have many of related structures here in Nigeria. I am curently working on one. It will listed here someday.

  42. Eng. Noorullah on October 22nd, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    It was really good structures, i like it too much

  43. talha on October 28th, 2012 at 9:05 pm

    mind blowing