47. ARCHITECTURE

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ONE OF THE most remarkable aspects of international travel is the opportunity to learn about a culture and its history through architecture. Cityscapes are time capsules, telling the stories of the years through line, shape, material, and juxtaposition. From the complexity of a column, to the smoothness of a well-worn stair, every inch of a structure speaks of the past as well as the present.

Whereas the architect works artistically on a grand visual scale, the photographer must choose whether to tell the story of a building through its full form or through the abstract details within. Excellent architectural photography can inspire ...

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