The Official 2022 Architectural Photography Awards Early Career & Emerging Talent Shortlist

Finally! The judges’ results are in and we’re ready to start sharing the finalists from the 2022 Architectural Photography Awards. We’re shaking things up from last year’s awards. Instead of stringing things out and sharing a longlist, shortlist, and winners, we’ll be sharing a shortlist and then will have a separate announcement for this year’s winners, runners-up, and honorable mention places.

Inside The House from Succession: Season Four

Living in Los Angeles and working as an architectural photographer provides some pretty spectacular opportunities. One in particular was getting commissioned to photograph the home (you know the one) from Succession’s fourth season – here’s a look inside and some thoughts on the process.

2022 Architectural Photography Awards ‘Editor’s Choice Award’ & Contest Update

While we wait for the judges to put their finishing touches on their selections of winners for the 2022 Architectural Photography Awards, we thought it would be fun to comb through the submissions ourselves! There are so many stunning photographs that have been submitted this year, and we are eager to show off the sheer amount of talent here, so we’ve decided to introduce a new bonus category in the meantime: The Editor’s Choice Award We’ve gone through all of the entries separately from the judges and selected our 10 favorite photographs from each category, which we’ve listed here in alphabetical order.

Shelter: The Streaming Platform Every Architecture Nerd Needs

Launched in the summer of 2020, Shelter is a self-described streaming platform for design nerds.  Founded by Australian actor and producer Dustin Clare and his wife, Camille, the couple describes Shelter as being part of the next wave of streaming.  Rather than casting a wide net focusing on general entertainment (e.g.,

Miller+Miller’s Architectural Photography is Featured on a New USPS Stamp

Of all of the places to see architectural photography end up, a USPS stamp has to be one of the most unexpected – and coolest! The United States Postal Service has announced that in their fresh 2023 stamp lineup, they’ll have four new Presorted First-Class Mail stamps available for purchase by bulk mail users in coils of 3,000 and 10,000.

You Can Get Discounted Fuji, Canon, Profoto, and Apple Gear at B&H Today!

Our favorite gear shop B&H Photo is running some great promotions and sales today. If you’re thinking about grabbing new photo equipment or gear for your office, you might want to check in on their current deals. Here are a few of my favorites: Save $800 on the Fujifilm GFX 50S II Fuji’s GFX 50S II typically costs $3,999.95 for the base, but right now at B&H you can pick it up for $3,199.95, saving you $800.

The DJI Mavic 3 is the First Drone to Get a C1 Certificate

In August, DJI announced two of their drones would get C1 certificates. All the updates and paperwork are done, and you can get your Mavic 3 / 3 Cine C1 certificate. What’s the fuzz about this drone? Well, check out György Palkó‘s excellent article about the Mavic 3.

The Mavic You Can Actually Afford: Introducing the New DJI Mavic 3 Classic

DJI released the Mavic 3 back in November of 2021.  This next iteration of their flagship drone brought with it a ton of upgrades users had been eagerly waiting for since its predecessor, the Mavic 2 had been released three years prior.   We wrote a series of articles about this much-anticipated release, including two fantastic deep dives by my fellow APA writer György Palkó that you can find here and here.

After Modernism: Through the Lens of Wayne Thom – Opening at USC Pacific Asia Museum

After Modernism: Through the lens of Wayne Thom – an exhibition highlighting the prolific career of Wayne Thom is being held at USC Pacific Asia starting October 14th to January 22nd, 2023. One of the leading architectural photographers of our time, Wayne Thom photographed more than 2,600 projects across the Western United States, Hawaii, Bali, Fiji, and Singapore.

Fujifilm Presents Two New Tilt-Shift Lenses

There have long been rumors that Fujifilm would launch tilt shift lenses, and now they have finally shown off what they have been working on.  Screen capture from X summit 2022 For a long time, GFX photographers have used Canon’s TSE lenses. These have worked well for many photographers and we did a comparison of how they performed on a GFX100s a year ago. 

Stewart Hicks Explains How Architecture Depends on Photography

A few weeks ago, my colleague Kyrre Sundal wrote a post sharing his favorite architecture-based youtube channels. One of those channels was that of Stewart Hicks. I wanted to hone in on one of Stewart’s videos that I particularly like – as it applies directly to photography and is pretty thought-provoking.

Alexander Bogorodskiy Shares The Realities of Yacht Photography

Yacht photography is one of those glittery niches relating to architecture and design photography that I often catch myself daydreaming about. I grew up on the Chesapeake Bay and spent almost every waking moment on the water, which is probably where my deep intrigue for this sort of project stems from.

The 2022 MacBook Pro M2 is Now Available for Pre-Order

B&H has announced that the 13″ MacBook Pro with the M2 8-core chip is now available for pre-order! The M2 MBP is geared toward photographers and filmmakers who need a little more oomph out of Apple’s laptop offerings. Prices range from $1,299.00 to $2,499.00 for the newest iteration of the M2 MacBook and are available to configure with options like RAM in 8, 16, and 24 GB, SSD in 256 GB, 512 GB, 1 TB, and 2 TB.

Take a Look at Capture One Pro’s Fresh New Features

Capture One Pro’s latest update is here! On Monday, Capture One Pro showed off a host of new features and capabilities available in the new release of their editing software. The update that went live this morning contains many refreshed tools that will enable seamless switching between desktop and iPad editing and are geared towards tethering.

Iconic Architecture Meets High Fashion:  Louis Kahn’s Salk Institute Hosts Louis Vuitton Fashion Show

Last month Louis Vuitton’s creative director, Nicolas Ghesquière, unveiled his 2023 Cruise Collection at one of America’s most iconic architectural locations, the Salk Institute designed by the legendary architect, Louis Kahn.  The first event of its kind to be hosted at the Salk Institute, the building’s travertine courtyard was converted into a temporary runway for the event. 

Get to Know Joe Fletcher on The Second Studio Podcast

Joe Fletcher is arguably one of the most admired architectural photographers, and – rightfully so – his work is held in high regard. His photographs are mesmerizing – infused with a sense of place and time, thoughtfully composed, and beautifully lit.

Runzi Zhu Offers Up A Glimpse Inside A Deserted Shanghai During its Ongoing COVID Lockdown

While much of the world is learning to live with the virus, China is continuing to pursue its zero-COVID policy which has seen varying levels of lockdowns across the vast country. None more severe than the one taking place in Shanghai right now, where nearly all of its 26 million residents remain stuck at home in a lockdown that has made headlines across the globe.
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