Overall situation of architectural photography

Survey question for jurors of the awards Apropos of the photography award, editors of the periodical asked the jurors a survey question to tell us their opinions about the present-day conditions of contemporary architecture in Central Europe, and, in association with this, the role of architectural photography today. Meanwhile we were also curious to know […]

What Did Our Predecessors Know?

Urban Photos by György Klösz and Architectural Photography Text: Klára Szarka György Klösz is a highly successful photographer from more than one aspect, having been a popular and much respected creator and well-performing entrepreneur of his age in Hungary at the time following the compromise of 1867. However, he was not forgotten after his death […]

Informative Image

Architectural Photo as a Visual Tool for Information Flow in the Architecture of the Interwar Period Text: Ágnes Anna Sebestyén From the very beginning, the documentation and mediation of visual information about individual buildings and the man-made environment has always been an important component of architectural photography. Architectural photography has been a significant means of […]

Direct Experience

Forming an Image about the Architecture of Communities Text: Krisztina Somogyi Architectural photography has a serious function: it has to draw attention to architectural quality, and present the qualities of architecture as well as the intentions of its makers. In everyday life we are hardly ever aware of the environment because of its ambient nature. […]

From György Klösz to the Museum of Fine Arts

Text: Péter Baki Architectural photos, much in the same way as any of the genres of applied photography that also serve the needs of clients, are ambiguous when it comes to their artistic evaluation. On the one hand, the sheer existence of clients’ expectations suggests to the observer that in this case the photo was […]

Images of Generating Desire

Text: Judit Gellér Photography in its diverse existence may be rated as an independent genre of architectural photography. Its realization and execution requires precise expertise and professional know-how, it also demands the photographer to choose the appropriate technology, perspectives, timing, whilst the images themselves may not only appear online, but also in printed formats, such […]