The photographs, which are on display at Glasgow City Heritage Trust's small city centre base, capture some of the most recognisable and unusual retail outlets around the city in an unusual way.
However, unlike most art exhibitions, these pictures were not taken by professionals with top-of-the-range cameras … the creators of the works were schoolchildren and some had never used a camera before.
The summer project organised by the Trust saw 60 pupils aged 13-16 from the Glasgow Gaelic School, Hillhead High, and King's Park and Knightswood secondaries take to the streets with their art teachers to snap shops and signs. All used cameras costing less than £100.
"When this opportunity came up I thought it was wonderful," said Doug Miller, art teacher at King's Park Secondary.
"The children loved it and they liked to look at all the buildings because Glasgow is an amazing city, and I think if we promote architecture in the school they learn it is their city and they need to look after it.
"It shows them they are the caretakers of the next generation.
"I always say to the children, 'Walk along in Glasgow with your heads held high because you will see some amazing architecture'."
The best photographs from each school were selected for the exhibition, with four pupils winning prizes for their work.
The aim of the project was to highlight the importance of Glasgow's ancient signage and shop fronts, and illustrate the importance it plays in retaining the history of the city.
Helen Kendrick, project officer for the heritage group, said: "The challenge to support, preserve and protect our historic shopping centre is tougher than ever."
The group is concerned this important part of the city's history and culture could be lost in the future due to the number of people using the internet to buy goods instead of hitting the high street.
A Government report has suggested that in the next five years 40% of shops on UK high streets could be forced to close due to online shopping and the increase in popularity of out of town retail parks.
Rafia Baqai, a fourth year pupil at King's Park, who won the first prize for her reflection picture of Buchanan Street.
The 15-year-old said: "Before I did the project, I did not pay much attention to Glasgow architecture, and I have learned a lot - especially that I am good at photography."
"I had never taken photographs before so I was not expecting to win, but it feels good."
Ross Reid, the head of the arts faculty at Hillhead High hopes the project might encourage students to take photography at Higher level, and was impressed by the quality of the images they produced,
Mr Reid said: "If you walked in off the street and took away the name tags you would think these pictures were taken by professional photographers - you would not know they were by school children.
"The cameras were not big fancy ones and yet the pupils captured images that look so professional.
"It is bringing the focus back on to art, and we hope to bring Higher photography into the department in 2014.
"It is really kicking off now and we have visited different schools to see what they do, so I think this will have been of benefit for the pupils."
This year's project is the sixth in a series of annual summer events all focusing on Glasgow's architecture,
Previous themes have included Victorian Glasgow, Art Nouveau and natural forms, and pupils from almost every school in Glasgow have now taken part.
Torsten Haak, director of Glasgow City Heritage Trust, said: "We feel it is very important to raise awareness of the historic environment.
"By starting with young people, we are reaching a wider audience because children talk to their parents and grandparents about it.
"I am keen for them not just to go down the street and think about the next computer game that is coming out, but to look around and see where they are. Only then can they appreciate where they live and what they have in Glasgow. It gives them a pride of place."
l The exhibition will be on display at the trust's office at 54 Bell Street, off High Street, until December 20, from 10am-4pm. Admission is free.
For more information, see: www.glasgowheritage.org.uk