September 4, 2020No Comments

Portfolio update: Rachael Smith Photography

Just added to my portfolio: Rachael Smith Photography.

I have plenty more more work to add both recent and from my archive. You can find all projects on the Work page.

February 3, 2013No Comments

The photography of Michael Wolf

Hong Kong, by Michael Wolf

Hong Kong, by Michael Wolf

The architectural photography of Michael Wolf is most impressive, particularly his photos of high-rise blocks in Hong Kong.

Someone has posted a good selection of his work here at imgur, though they're better presented on his on website.

You can find up-to-date Wolf exhibition listings, over 270 of his works, and exclusive articles here at Artsy.

Vantage point is key with this style of photography. You need to get to a decent height in order to shoot as square on as possible. When I went to Hong Kong I was similarly fascinated by those beautifully bleak apartment blocks. Unfortunately I didn't have the means or the planning to get above street level:

air con Apartments, HK De Luxe

...except for a few decent-ish attempts from Hong Kong park, Victoria Peak and various other vantage points:

towers Bank of China glass Accomodation

Frustratingly I bought a 200mm lens specifically to shoot architecture with but it rarely gets used.

Thanks to Francois for sharing the link:

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