Newport and the waters that border it have a very intimate relationship, indeed. It’s a part of the reason this idyllic waterfront city is called “The City by the Sea” and “The Sailing Capital of the World.” Architecture Photographers in Newport find that the waters around this beautiful seaside city regularly grace their work. In exterior photography in Newport, outdoor spaces are often framed by the water. When it comes to interior photography, the water is frequently part of the captivating view seen through a window or from a balcony. It’s not just the waters that make Newport an awesome place to photograph, however, as there are historic landmarks, mansions and colonial homes a-plenty which also contribute to the city’s beauty and attraction. In fact, the city’s downtown Newport Historic District holds the distinction of having the highest concentration of colonial homes in the United States. It is only one of three such National Historic Landmark Districts in Newport, however, another being the Bellevue District where the International Tennis Hall of Fame is located. Many of these well cared for buildings are available for public tours. Their eye-catching designs and ornate furnishings never fail to enthrall both locals and tourists alike. Photographers in Newport who have a liking for interesting patterns in their work, will find an abundance in the interior of these homes. Take the accompanying photo, for example, both the chandelier and the grillwork on the stairs present interesting patterns. Thanks to the angle of the photo, each object and its pattern is allowed to hold the viewer’s attention as your eyes move throughout the picture. Leading your eye on its journey, are the lines created by the stairs (both in its steps and rail) and the lines of the supporting chains of the chandelier. Both help to add depth and character to the photo.