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Intro to Architectural Interior Photography with Natural Light

with Scott Frances

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  •   03 Techniques When Working With Flat Light


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About The Class

How to capture the story of your clients home or business

With interior architecture photography- your goal should be to make your viewer feel like they are IN the image. In this unique course, Architecture and Fine Art Photographer Scott Frances walks through the theory and technique to capturing interior photos that make your clients home or business look authentic and real. By using only available light, Scott walks through how camera placement and light shaping can be done to draw your viewer into the image. He'll discuss how to shoot with post production in mind by using bracketing and detail shots. Scott's retoucher then joins to quickly show how having a clear and concise workflow to piece together your natural light images can help in delivering a set of photos to your client that tells the story of not only their space, but also your client.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01


  2. 02


  3. 03

    Techniques When Working With Flat Light

  4. 04


  5. 05

    Contracts And Collaboration

  6. 06

    Shoot: How To Capture A Window View

  7. 07

    Shoot: Capturing A Wide Establishing Shot

  8. 08

    Shoot: Capturing Entry Ways And Small Spaces

  9. 09

    Post Production Introduction

  10. 10

    How To Insert A Window View

  11. 11



Meet Your Expert

Scott Frances

One of the preeminent architectural photographers of his generation, Scott Frances’ work is characterized by his rendering of light, atmosphere and spacial volume. Employing classical art theory and practice, and frequently including humans and animals, his images form a narrative and visual tableau notable for its remarkable depth.

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  • chris cooper

    March 2018

    This class was great! I think some of the reviewers are too inexperienced to realize the value of the information that was presented here. This is not an overly technical course but instead a course that helps you create a vision as an architectural photographer and that is priceless information. You can learn the techie stuff elsewhere but here you are getting into the mind of how one of the best interior photographer thinks. His years of experience are distilled into a great course. I have taken week long courses $$ with other architectural photographers and they were great too, but at $39 this was the best investment I have made into my career. To me as a working architectural and interior photographer with 15 years experience I was able to review my workflow and create a better and clearer vision for my work. It was inspiring. Thank you Scott!!

  • Victor

    July 2018

    I really enjoyed watching the Great Master give some of the insight of his craft. Scott's thoughtful commentary and relaxed but very professional presence made this course captivating from start to finish and inspired me to continue a great deal. I saw a couple of glitches here and there and a few seconds of blacked out screen where Scott was talking about a 10 hour shoot day in order to capture a program of images. It would have been great to see what was meant to be showed instead of black frame. I wish there was a little bit more and Nicole would expand on correcting Selective Perspective as this is very interesting to me. Other than these minor points I thought it was a great course and well worth it to me.

  • Melissa Lind

    Melissa Lind

    May 2018

    Phenomenal class. This answers so many questions that I've had for years. I feel like I've been working in a vacuum and this reassures me about the perfection I seek in a shot. I could feel the minute adjustments with styling bringing each picture's refinement to the level of fine art that many people may be able to appreciate but are unable to achieve on their own. A well honed skill set. So thankful for the unveiling of industry secrets that have been developed over a lifetime career. Stunning work Scott, the human element that you craft is inspiring; your eloquence is inspiring.

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