The sprawling metropolis is like a playground for the urban-inspired photographer. With plenty of leading lines, creative manmade structures, and endless life twenty-four-seven, what’s there not to like?
But what makes a great urban landscape photograph? Here are five pictures from the Urban category of Digital Camera magazine’s 2019 Young Photographer of the Year and Photographer of the Year competitions so far that have caught our eye – and with them, a few tips to get you going!
Into the night
Shooting when the light drops and into the twilight hour not only means the sky gives off this blue glow but you can also slow your shutter speed down to capture the movement of traffic. Chirag’s image shows a great example of this technique and uses the intersection of the motorways to create a compelling composition.