Commercial Architecture: Removing Distracting Elements
Making Photos vs Taking Photos
Removing distracting details from an architecture image can be the difference between average and remarkable. If I look at what I think is a finished image and my eye goes to items that don't belong or take away from the impact of the scene I take them out.
In this case, we removed the door opening button on the facing wall, crab grass growing out of the seams in the concrete and asphalt, and a pipe stanchion in the upper right corner of the building. We also removed leaves and grass piled in the corner against the curb. Part of an architectural photography project where we photographed all of TruStone Financial's branches in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
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