Noshir Gobhai is a professional architectural photographer. He specialises in photographing projects as diverse as heritage sites, hospitals, corporations, information technology campuses, hotels, educational institutions, engineering companies and residential and commercial spaces in India as well as abroad. He is also the photographer for several books, including Hampi: A Story in Stone, The Bombay High Court: The Story of the Building - 1878-2003 and Stories in Glass: The Stained Glass Heritage of Bombay.
1. Could you tell us what made you interested in architectural photography? Actually, my first love was photographing people! Architectural photography happened by chance. A lot of school Mends who had become practising architects would request me to take photos of their projects. My Interest evolved over time._and today. I guess it comes naturally in ponrcaing a built structure in a positive visual aesthetic. I love looking at a well taken photo. Basically I love well made things, and I feel a photograph should always add value to a subject.
2. Do you have any particular style or any special routine that you follow that helps you capture the perfect shot? There is no particular style or special routine. lust that one should be able to appreciate the presence or absence of good quality light - in our instance. natural light. And, do not use extreme wide-angle lenses all the rime. They give a false representation of the subject being photographed. Of course,
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