Upton House can be found in the award winning Upton Country Park in Poole, Dorset.
The official website is
where you can find out all about this great park, grounds and country house, owned by the Borough of Poole.
This is a single, hand held shot, taken using the following settings on my Canon 6D with 17-40mm F4L Lens
Shutter speed - 1/500th second
Aperture - F11
ISO - 100
Focal length - 17mm
AS I said it is a single image processed in Lightroom, and the shape of the building lends itself to a panoramic crop. The original shot has lots of grass in the foreground, and we all know what grass looks like so I cropped it out!
Other than that the main adjustment was correcting the distortion in the building – no-one would ever thank you for producing an image of a building looking a bit wonky! Although a bit of vertical convergence is OK in my book as that is how we see buildings.
But for architectural photography I go with straight buildings, unless I am real close to the main subject and want to get an exaggerated view.
One thing I am doing more and more at the moment is taking shots from the ground looking up, to try to bring a different perspective and view. Oh yes and my tall stepladders are in my car to give higher views.
Until I buy my drone that is….
Well that’s all from me for now – thanks for taking the time to visit my blog and read this post. Please go to my website at
where you can view lots more examples of my work.
I am an architectural photographer in Dorset providing high quality architectural photography services in #Bournemouth, #Poole, #Sandbanks, #Dorset, #Hampshire, #Wiltshire, #Surrey, #London and now #Cornwall.
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