Exploring Urban Landscapes


This course consists of three in-class sessions (Thursdays 6pm - 9pm) and two shoots on-location (Saturdays 9am - 12pm)

This course introduces students to photographic possibilities within the urban environment. Through an analysis of his work and others, experienced urban landscape photographer and tutor, Richard Glover will lead you through fundamental considerations of the genre, including technique, context, site, light, methodology and conceptual development.

A lecture examining approaches by different photographers will be followed by a location excursion and demonstration.

Topics include: Composition, Site, Light, Form, Scale, Concepts, Methodology and Technicalities.

    A practical assignment will excite, test and reward the aspiring urban landscape photographer and complete this intensive course.


    Prerequisites and Requirements
    • No previous experience is required
    • Bring your own DSLR or Mirrorless (MILC) camera (charged batteries and memory card). If you are unsure please search your camera brand and model for clarification.
    • Note book and pen
    • Camera manual (download from the internet if necessary)
    • Please bring to the first class a series of your own photographs reflecting the subject Urban Landscape (this can be a simple set of low-res files on a USB stick or website reference).


    Class dates

    1. Thursday 30 April
    2. Saturday 2 May
    3. Thursday 7 May
    4. Saturday 9 May
    5. Thursday 14 May



    ACP Workshop 
    at Ted's World of Imaging
    317 Pitt Street
    Sydney NSW 2000

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    (Offsite locations will be confirmed with students during the first class)


    Image courtesy of and © ACP student Marcelo Locane, 2019.