Home

In Focus is Archinect’s new series of features dedicated to profiling the photographers who help make the work of architects look that much better. What has attracted them to architecture? How do they work? What type of equipment do they use? What do they think about seeing their work in blogs?

In this feature, we talk to Portuguese photographer Nelson Garrido.


Archinect: What is your relationship with architecture? What drew you to architecture, as a photographer?

Nelson Garrido: Actually I wanted to study architecture but on the late moment I decided to study photography. I’ve had a close contact with architecture when I was studying photography because my brother is an architect. My first academic contact with photography was in Portugal, but the specific and specialized contact with architectural photography happened in Antwerp/Belgium where I was studding photography and had my first contact with technical cameras. After this, all my professional life was related to photography especially with architectural photography. At the moment, I’m based in Portugal and Qatar, but I work all over the world.

Image001

b720 Arquitectos, Aeroport Lleida, Lerida, Spain

Image002

Jorge AlbuquerqueVHM, Hotel AXIS Viana, Viana do Castelo, Portugal

Image003

Barbosa & Guimarães, Vodafone Building, Portugal

Image004

Álvaro Siza, Winery Quinta do Portal, Sabrosa, Portugal

Image005

Peter Eisenman, Holocaust Memorial, Berlin, Germany

Image006

Graça Dias+Egas Vieira, University Egas Moniz, Caparica, Portugal

More

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s