Work as an architectural photographer is frequently about capturing subjects in a creative yet rigid way. Exposure must accurately portray the structure as it appears. Composition must present a realistic view of the scene. Extraneous light is frequently controlled so it doesn’t cause a distraction. All of these things can take a toll on creative inspiration.
When I took my family to Oahu over Christmas I took the opportunity to go against the flow of rigid, highly technical photography and attempt to capture the scenes using a much more casual approach. Below are a few samples from the trip. Scroll all the way to the bottom of this post to learn a surprising fact about each of these images.
Here’s the interesting part. All of these images were taken with the simple yet powerful point and shoot camera – the Sony RX100.