Architectural Photography Masterclass

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Develop your creative practice and explore the connected history of photography and architecture

Course dates: Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 May

Times: 10.30 – 17.00

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Develop your own creative practice on our weekend masterclass. We’ll take inspiration from over a century of architectural photography held at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), exploring their extensive archives with a behind-the-scenes curator session. We’ll then put theory into practice by focusing our cameras on the iconic buildings of both the RIBA and the British Library.

Photography and architecture share a connected history. From the earliest surviving camera photograph – Niépce’s view of buildings made in 1826/7 – photographers have been inspired and challenged by the built environment. And as architecture has evolved, so has architectural photography, moving from conventional representations to those that experiment with composition, focus, viewpoint and light.

Our course is designed to help you develop critical and creative skills for engaging with our built environment through photography. You’ll be encouraged to explore your own style and approach, and will gain the technical and theoretical knowledge to develop your photography practice.

Following the masterclass, participants have the opportunity to showcase their photography through online galleries on both the RIBA and British Library websites. 

A collaboration between the British Library and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

On Saturday, the course will be based at RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1NT, then at the British Library on Sunday


Name: Architectural Photography Masterclass
Where: Harry M Weinrebe Learning Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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When: -
Price: Full Price: £185.00
Member: £157.00
Senior 60+: £167.00
Student: £157.00
Registered Unemployed: £157.00
Friend of the British Library: £157.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546