Seminars, Workshops, and Private Instruction in Architectural Photography and Composition


Steven Brooke is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami School of Architecture.
He has conducted seminars at universities throughout the country.? His intensive classes combine the history of architectural depiction and composition ?with a highly accessible approach to the technical demands of photographing architecture, landscape, and interiors.

The Seminars and Workshops are addressed to all design students including those in architecture, landscape architecture, interior design,? graphic design, and illustration. The programs are also of value to students of photojournalism and communications, and to those for whom architecture is the passion of their travels.

The subject matter is tailored to the specific needs of the group, and includes the photography of individual buildings,
small and large scale; streetscapes, and building complexes; broad landscapes and small garden or courtyard spaces;
commercial and? residential interiors; room vignettes, and still life; architectural models; photo reproduction and portfolio preparation.

Private instruction is also available.

The following are testimonials by Steven Brooke’s university and workshop students.

“Should be mandatory for all architecture students.  It directly affects studio as well and other classes and disciplines.”

“Lessons learned during this course are not easily forgotten and become second nature by its completion.”

“This instructor is the best instructor I have had in college so far. He not only teaches the material effectively but he inspires his students to do their best. He proves to be amazing in his line of work and is an extraordinary teacher as well.”

“…you end up marveling at the fact that you were able to learn so much in such a short span.”

“It changes the way you see.”

“Prof. Brooke’s class is perhaps the most professionally taught class I have ever taken.”

“Prof. Brooke is a wonderful example of what an educator should be.”

“This has been one of my MOST valuable classes that I have taken here at UM.”

“I feel the great sense of accomplishment and acquisition of knowledge that I never had before.”

“Prof. Brooke’s knowledge of the field is unparalleled. He is devoted to his students. He is a great motivational speaker and career advisor.”

“Prof. Brooke is one of the most critical, best professors I have ever had the pleasure to work under. I believe he truly wants to make his students better professionals and I know he believes in his work.”

“The content of this course has proved itself to be very useful for classes other than photography.”

“This course will not only make you a better photographer, but will change the way you look at the world of architecture and your own architectural work. Prof. Brooke is a great photography instructor and pushed me to become a better photographer. The course exceeded my expectations.”

“Steven Brooke was one of the best professors I have had the privileged to have while in college.”

“Fantastic course. The way he correlates composition and photographic techniques to engravings and paintings is inspiring.”

“Prof. Brooke is unbelievably knowledgeable. Not only the best in the field, but very helpful and able to teach the material very effectively.”

“Extremely beneficial class for seeing architecture in a new way. I would recommend this class to everyone.”

“Steven Brooke is an extremely intelligent and hard working instructor. In my opinion, he takes our careers as well as his own in a serious manner.”