Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Dissertation- Impact of Photography on Modern Architecture

Four years after its discovery in 1839, the following appeared in a London Magazine,
“Photography is a young art, but from its present aspect, we can judge what power it will have in its maturity.” – Household Words, Charles Dickens.
Considering the above statement, the power of photography as a tool of visual communication has grown with experimentation and incoming of modern technology. Looking at photography from an architectural point of view, buildings are photographed primarily to be documented, sold or advertised. Does a space feel the same as good as it looks in a photograph? Or has the building just been made to look good in the photograph? Do thecontemporary architects aim all their activities toward getting to the magazine cover and not worrying whether the building will last beyond the photographers shooting session?  The intent of the photograph needs to be studied.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Another Abstract

This is an HDR image I recently clicked. Some people who saw this felt it also looks like an illusion. Try guess what it is!