If the originality of your Instagram feed is bothering you, then it’s time to accept that classic challenge; how can you take something that you use every day – your Instagram feed – and make it better? To show you just how easy it is, we’re continuing our ‘Who We’re Following’ series with an interview with one of our favourite architectural photographers Christina - aka @Cm.images.
Even from a young age I just loved looking at photographs in magazines of fashion, art or design. I had piles and piles of them. It wasn’t until later that I discovered photography, being behind the camera, as a creative outlet.
Architects like Le Corbusier, Peter Zumthor, Tadao Ando and in art: Marc Rothko, Patrick Caulfield, James Turrell.
My background in interior design encouraged my interest in photography. Plus, the many architectural study trips to many cities in Europe.
The weather, and more precisely the position of the sun.
I read architectural magazines and websites. I walk a lot on locations prior to shooting, to explore the surroundings and interesting buildings, in order to take it all in and find the right angle.
On social media you can travel the world through pictures. Buildings and architectural sites that in the past would go unnoticed, you now can discover and see them in a new light. Which is great - there's an endless journey of discovery out there now.
The National Theatre in London. I love the concrete and brutalist architecture of that building.
The work of Saul Leiter at an exposition at FOMU in Antwerp
over processed. Less is always more.
Want to see more in the series? Check out our exclusive interview with one of our favourite photographers, Natalie Christensen.
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