Architecture Photography Unfolded: Boston 2017

Saturday, 9 September 2017 10:00 AM - Sunday, 10 September 2017 2:00 PM EST

1 Avenue de Lafayette, Boston, Massachusetts, 02111, United States

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Saturday, 9 September 2017 10:00 AM - Sunday, 10 September 2017 2:00 PM EST

Hyatt Regency Boston, 1 Avenue de Lafayette, Boston, Massachusetts, 02111, United States.

Join Angie McMonigal and Michael Muraz in Boston for an architecture photography workshop on September 9-10, 2017.

You will spend two days shooting some of the best architecture in the world and learning how to capture stunning architectural abstracts and cityscapes, including one sunset and one sunrise.

We have a great workshop planned for you…

The workshop is limited to 10 participants and the pricing is in USD.

New England Holocaust Memorial

New England Holocaust Memorial


We’ll first meet online (September 6, 9pm EST) for a presentation highlighting our vision for architecture photography so you can begin to see your subjects in a new way. We’ll share our process - from our approach once on location to how to best utilize compositional tools for architectural subjects.

This workshop is intended to focus on the creative aspects of architectural photography. While we’re there to guide you regarding gear and camera settings on location, the emphasis is on developing your unique creative vision and seeing your subjects in a new way. 

Lewis Mall Harbor Park


The daytime locations will focus on architectural abstracts, while sunrise and sunset locations will focus on cityscapes. A more detailed itinerary will be sent out to attendees closer to the workshop.

SATURDAY (10:00am-8:00pm)

We’ll begin with some architecture locations in the Back Bay area:

  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Christian Science Plaza
  • Boston Central Public Library


We’ll break for lunch together followed by more architectural locations in the Downtown area:

  • John Hancock Tower
  • Boston City Hall
  • JFK Federal Building
  • New England Holocaust Memorial
  • Exchange Place


We’ll then break for an early dinner before our next cityscape location for sunset/blue hour:

  • Lewis Mall Harbor Park (skyline view)

SUNDAY (5:00am-2:00pm)

We’ll begin with a sunrise cityscape location:

  • Fan Pier Park
  • The Institute Of Contemporary Art


Followed by breakfast and then architecture locations at the MIT:

  • MIT Media Lab
  • Ray and Maria Stata Center
  • Sculpture "La Grande Voile", Alexander Calder


We’ll have lunch together ending with a few more architecture locations:

  • Kresge Auditorium
  • MIT Chapel
  • Stratton Student Center
  • Simmons Hall


Ray Maria Stata Center


On September 14, 9pm EST, we’ll meet up online for a video call where Angie & Michael will share an overview of their post-processing techniques related to architecture photography.


On September 21, 9pm EST, we’ll meet up online for a video call so you can each share some of your favorite images created during our time together. We’ll take that opportunity to give some feedback on your images and offer post-processing tips.


Our meeting point every day will be the Hyatt Regency Boston, at 1 Avenue de Lafayette, Boston. If you're coming from out of town, it has good pricing for the dates of the workshop. Feel free to book your accommodation elsewhere and meet us at the Hyatt each the morning.


We will be using public transportation between some of the locations. All transit costs from the hotel to shoot locations and back are included in the cost of the workshop.


If you decide you'd like to do both our Chicago and our Boston workshops, we are offering a special pricing of $999 for both workshops (you save $300!). Simply select the Workshop Combo at the top of the page when registering and you'll be registered for both workshops. To see more about our Chicago workshop, follow this link.


Here's what some attendees of our past workshops have to say:

As I look at my photographic work over the last year, I recognize that some of my best shots have come from the days I have spent with Michael and Angie. I’ve been with them in three different cities, and each time my work has taken significant strides forward. I won’t hesitate at all to sign up for future workshops because there is one thing I’ve learned from the photographic journey is that we learn best by being around the best and Angie and Michael fit that description.” –  Tim S.

"I very much enjoyed the LA workshop with Michael and Angie, it was great to explore and see my own hometown in a new way, visiting locations I had not yet discovered myself. Michael and Angie generously shared their expertise, tips, and techniques all day throughout the workshop, and were always available for questions and helping out the students get the shot they wanted. They were both fully dedicated to ensuring all the participants were happy and having a great time, and that everyone walked away with a little more skill than they started with. I look forward to attending another great workshop with them soon!"  - Tom B.


Here are some images of the places that you’ll be shooting during the workshop:

Fan Pier Park

Museum of Fine Arts

Ray and Maria Stata Center

Kresge Auditorium

Ray Maria Stata Center


John Hancock Tower

Institute of Contemporary Arts

Boston Public Library


Workshop registrations can be canceled for a full refund up to 30 days prior to the workshop (until August 8). No refunds will be made after August 8, unless you can provide a replacement.

Travel to and from Boston, accommodation, and meals are not included in the workshop fee. Transit costs from the hotel, between shooting locations, and back to the hotel, are included.

The itinerary above is provided as an indication and is subject to change due to factors out of our control, or as discussed with students on location. 

Michael Muraz

Angie McMonigal is a Chicago-based Fine Art and Commercial Architecture Photographer. Having grown up in a small town, she approaches the urban environment with the spirit of someone who grew up surrounded by nature, finding moments of meditative calm in terrain that is always transforming. Focusing more frequently on bold architectural details rather than sweeping cityscapes, her photographs celebrate those unexpectedly iconic elements hiding in plain sight.

Michael Muraz is an award-winning architecture photographer from Toronto. His work includes cityscapes, fine art architecture and commercial architecture. When he's photographing commercial interiors and exteriors for his clients, he loves to travel the world to photograph fine art cityscapes and architecture.

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