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Interior Architecture Photography - An overview

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Interior photography is a sub-genre of architectural photography, focusing on interiors as opposed to exterior architectural photography. The structure of interiors can be particularly beautiful and unusual, and presents a unique challenge to the interior photographer.

Consider your lighting

Interior architecture relies not only on natural and ambient lighting, but also on external sources of light. The interior architectural photographer must carefully add supplemental lighting sources so as not to overwhelm or wash out the subject. In the case of interior architecture, the photographer is capturing the space within the structure itself; however, the design of the space is still the primary focus.

Flash or no?

Use a flash, but be sparing. A flash may possibly wash out your subject and flatten the structure of the interior. The lighting should be as natural and transparent as possible, so as to accentuate the depth and attractiveness of the space as much as possible.

Lenses

Consider your lens choices carefully – you’ll want to keep your lines clean and straight. A tilt-shift lens is ideal for architectural photography in general, and is quite appropriate for use in interior architecture photography.

Style your space

Set the scene before you shoot – styling your space will contribute to a well-balanced composition and will vastly improve your photographs with a minimal amount of interference needed. A clean and organised space will highlight the structure and design of your space, as opposed to a cluttered and messy space which will only detract from your subject.

Corners

Shoot into the corners of your space – it will accentuate the space, making it appear larger and more appealing to the eye. This will also help avoid flattening the space, while also avoiding any strange optical bending effects which may appear when shooting directly at a wall.  

 



Oliver Karstel is a professional photographer, videographer, designer and creative consultant. I specialise in custom content creation, brand development and marketing | info@oliverkarstel.co.za www.oliverkarstel.co.za | FB.com/oliver.karstel.media | IG.com/oliverkarstel

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OLIVER KARSTEL

PHOTOGRAPHER AND CREATIVE CONSULTANT

Oliver Karstel is a Pretoria-based South African photographer and creative consultant. As an award-winning photographer and videographer, Oliver has worked with multiple multi-national corporations and organisations including the United Nations (U.N.), NEPAD (African Union), Kal Tire (CA) Thermo King (US), GEA (DE) and PERI (DE and UAE) . Oliver has received accolades from international photography awards including the Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA), and his work has appeared in publications including INSPADES Magazine and Construction World Magazine. He has worked across the breadth of Southern Africa, West Africa, extending to Northern Europe and the Middle East.

PHOTOGRAPHY



Architecture Photography

Architectural photography is a specialised art form focused on the built environment. Architectural photography succinctly captures the majesty of the subject.
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Construction Photography

Construction photography is similar to architectural photography, in its focus on the built environment; however, the emphasis is placed on beautifying a chaotic construction site.
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Industrial Photography

Industrial photography as an art form focuses on showcasing the magnitude, dynamism, technological innovation and scope of an industrial project or location.
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Interior Photography

Interior photography is a form of architectural photography. Though similar to real estate photography, the difference lies in the primary focus. Interior photography aims to showcase the beauty and detail of a constructed space.
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Portrait Photography

Portrait photography is an established and versatile photographic medium. Portrait photography encompasses fine art portrait photography, corporate portrait photography and more.
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Detail

"Detail" is an ongoing artistic project consisting of works spanning a variety of photographic genres. This project allows me artistic freedom and expression.
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Product Photography

Industrial photography as an art form focuses on showcasing the magnitude, dynamism, technological innovation and scope of an industrial project or location.
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Documentary Photography

Interior photography is a form of architectural photography. Though similar to real estate photography, the difference lies in the primary focus. Interior photography aims to showcase the beauty and detail of a constructed space.
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VIDEOGRAPHY



Marketing Videos

Marketing videos are created with the sole purpose of simply and effectively informing your customers about your product.
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Showcase Videos

A company showcase video, quite simply put, showcases the best aspects of one's business. I have produced company showcase videos for Thermo King and PERI
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Documentary Videos

Documentaries can be used as a tool to showcase or highlight current events, issues or stories. In the right hands, documentaries are potentially powerful and interesting educational tools.
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Event Videos

Events videos capture events, celebrations, momentous occasions. Events videography is more complex as it requires the use of multiple cameras and excellent lighting abilities.
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Health & Safety Videos

Health and safety videos are used as an educational tool to inform staff and visitors to a company of potential hazards that may be encountered while at work or while visiting certain locations.
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Induction Videos

Induction videos have multiple uses: First and foremost, an induction video introduces and welcomes new employees to a company. Additionally, an induction video may be produced to introduce your company to a new client.
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SPECIALIST PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO



Aerial/Drone Photography

Aerial photography offers a unique omniscient perspective that is often unattainable with a standard camera. Hiring an experience drone operator can ensure that your project, site or product is photographed from an all-encompassing and interesting angle.

AERIAL / DRONE PHOTOGRAPHY


Aerial/Drone Videography

Similar to drone photography aerial or drone video creates a beautiful landscape to set the scene for your video, it works great for introductions and chapter breaks it can also be used to showcase the size of your premises, product or fleet in an epic and dramatic way.

AERIAL / DRONE VIDEOGRAPHY


360 & VR Video

360 degree and Virtual Reality Video technology is on a skywards trajectory and it's important for anyone working in this field to stay on top of the latest offering.




360° & VR Video


360° Panoramas & Virtual Tours

360 degree panoramas have opened up a whole new user content experience - with the use of a headset of simply by swivling your phone the photographs captured offer a unique all encompessing experience - these are fantastic to show case large areas like factories, stores or landmarks.


360° Panoramas

360 degree and Virtual Reality Video technology is on a skywards trajectary and it's important for anyone working in this field to stay on top of the latest offering.

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