Cityscape Photography: Shooting with Symmetry and Perspective

Jamal Burger, Photographer

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7 Videos (23m)
    • Introduction

      1:55
    • Equipment

      3:01
    • Planning Your Shoot

      3:04
    • Shooting: Symmetry

      5:22
    • Shooting: The Stride-By

      3:52
    • Shooting: The Lookup

      2:21
    • Closing Thoughts

      3:50

About This Class

Join Toronto-based cityscape photographer Jamal Burger (aka @jayscale) for a 20-minute class as he walks us through his process of shooting three specific compositions: Symmetry, the Lookup, and the Stride-By.

You'll learn Jamal's techniques for composing your shot, taking advantage of natural light, capturing interesting characters juxtaposed with beautiful architecture, and overall just having fun pushing your photo skills no matter what level of experience you have.

Whether you're a complete beginner, a seasoned shooter or an Instagram enthusiast, Jamal's process will inspire you to take your cityscapes to the next level.

 

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229 of 239 students recommendSee All

Nice little class with useful and actionable tips. Looking forward to the one on editing
Michal Ďuriník

My cameras pay for my cameras

The course is short but the advice offered is excellent and worth the investment in time.
This class is straight forward and very honest. Simple tips and clear

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Jamal Burger

Photographer

Canadian based photographer Jamal Burger shifts focus between the city and sport through his work. Born and raised in Toronto, his surroundings have inspired his black and white perspective.

Since 2014, Jamal has been sought out by acclaimed brands such as Jordan, Nike, Apple and more. On a social level, he has amassed a following of over 200 thousand followers organically. 

His fascination with documenting the now to showcase years down the line has brought him into new, exciting places to expand his perspective and further gain experience in his everyday photography. 

From Tokyo to New York, Jamal finds his niche in the city, where high energy and constant movement are prevalent. Jamal sees the camera as a means to capturing the fleeing moment in a concentrated, thoughtfully approached manor.

Follow me: @jayscale