Cityscape Photography: Shooting with Symmetry and Perspective

Jamal Burger, Photographer

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8 Videos (24m)
    • Introduction

    • Equipment

    • Planning Your Shoot

    • Shooting: Symmetry

    • Shooting: The Stride-By

    • Shooting: The Lookup

    • Closing Thoughts

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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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Great perspective! I really like how he takes the time to tell you what lens he is using and why. Do not miss the the Closing Thoughts!
I´ll recommend this class to you if you are into street photography, it's quite amazing, you can learn a lot about it from him. Look especially at his hands, body language and way of visualisation. Keep it up and thanks for doing this class.
Fast and useful. Great class.





Jamal Burger


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...

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