Top 5 Tips for Photographing Skylines

During a recent trip to Asia, I had the opportunity to spend a few days in Hong Kong. This city is home to a spectacular array of buildings and skyscrapers epitomizing modern architecture. I took advantage of this perfect opportunity to hone an important photographic skill: capturing a city skyline. Here are my top 5 tips for helping you to get the most out of your next travel opportunity.


Do your homework!


That's right: preparation is everything in photography. Before you are on your way to your next destination, pick major landmark buildings that you definitely know you want to photograph, and know how to get to them from where you are staying.


Bank of China Hong Kong
The famous Bank of China building, designed by renowned architect I.M. Pei, was definitely on my list of sites to see.