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35 Examples Of Beautiful City Photography

      More people across the world are living in cities than ever before. Cities are both places of historical significance and the engines of the world’s economy. They’re also home to some of the greatest treasures and buildings that mankind has created. Cities are wonderful subjects for photography. They offer a variety of subjects suitable for both straight and HDR photography, including architectural, street and night photography. The structure, angles and texture you get with architectural photography make it unique and very engaging.

      More people across the world are living in cities than ever before. Cities are both places of historical significance and the engines of the world’s economy. They’re also home to some of the greatest treasures and buildings that mankind has created. Cities are wonderful subjects for photography. They offer a variety of subjects suitable for both straight and HDR photography, including architectural, street and night photography. The structure, angles and texture you get with architectural photography make it unique and very engaging.

      From the energy of Cairo to the canals of Venice, Smashing Magazine celebrates the diversity of the world’s cities by presenting you 35 beautiful city photos. Be sure to check out the portfolios of the talented photographers whose work you see here. We’ve also included some useful links at the bottom of the article.

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      35 Beautiful City Photos

      KoRaYeM

      Beautiful City Photo
      Cairo, Egypt

      miguelyn

      Beautiful City Photo
      Rapanui, Chile

      Gaston Batistini

      Beautiful City Photo
      Paris, France

      Joan Leong

      Beautiful City Photo
      Singapore

      Portiman

      Beautiful City Photo
      Rome, Italy

      szeke

      Beautiful City Photo
      Machu Picchu, Peru

      Thomas Ebenhan
      Beautiful City Photo
      Lisbon, Portugal

      Foureyes

      architectural photography
      Badalin, China

      David Giral

      Beautiful City Photo
      Bastide du Village de Monpazier, Périgord, Dordogne, France

      Serijo_r

      Beautiful City Photo
      Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

      Juanma Alvarez

      Beautiful City Photo
      Valencia, Spain

      Ævar Guðmundsson

      Beautiful City Photo
      Reykjavik, Iceland

      Giuseppe Finocchiaro

      Beautiful City Photo
      Oia, Greece

      Alex Marlowski

      Beautiful City Photo
      Haram al-Sharif, Jerusalem

      Svensson

      architectural photography
      Paris, France

      Thomas Ebenhan

      Beautiful City Photo
      Berlin, Germany

      Franco Farina

      Beautiful City Photo
      Barcelona, Spain

      Colin Allan

      Beautiful City Photo
      Carrbridge, UK

      Katarina Stefanovic

      Beautiful City Photo
      London, UK

      Joaquim Granell

      Beautiful City Photo
      Pisa, Italy

      Razu Ryza

      Beautiful City Photo
      Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

      Eric Toriel

      Beautiful City Photo
      Marrakech, Morocco

      Ben Visbeek

      Beautiful City Photo
      Zugspitze, Germany / Austria

      Joep Roosen

      Beautiful City Photo
      New York City, US

      Andrea Kamal

      Beautiful City Photo
      Hamburg, Germany

      Franco Farina

      Beautiful City Photo
      Barcelona, Spain

      Andrey Permitin

      Beautiful City Photo

      Beautiful City Photo

      Beautiful City Photo
      Moscow, Russia

      Ruben Seabra
      Beautiful City Photo
      Madrid, Spain

      David Rocaberti

      Beautiful City Photo
      Tokyo, Japan

      Jasbir Singh

      Beautiful City Photo
      The Great Mosque, Makkah, Mecca, Saudi Arabia

      Sean Mantey

      Beautiful City Photo
      Newcastle, UK

      Joep Roosen

      Beautiful City Photo
      Rotterdam, Netherlands

      Joanot

      Beautiful City Photo
      Giza Plateau, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt

      butterflyscream

      architectural photography
      Pisa, Italy

      Istvan Kadar

      Beautiful City Photo
      Pura Luhur Uluwatu Temple, Bali

      André Luiz Martins

      Beautiful City Photo
      Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

      Fulvio Pellegrini

      Beautiful City Photo
      New York City, United States

      Last Click

      Mark Bowman

      Beautiful City Photo
      Lilla Torget (Little Square) Malmo, Sweden

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