Photography Project – Custom Residential Architecture for McCullough Architects

Photography Project – Custom Residential Architecture for McCullough Architects

The context of this spec project was especially important as it had really influenced the design McCullough Architects – “Bridge House”, Issaquah Highlands, WA McCullough Architects is a 12-person shop based in Seattle’s historic Georgetown neighborhood.   Owner Phil McCullough directs his firm toward mixed-use and commercial projects, plus a special focus on high-end, custom residential.   […]

Photography Project – Kinects Tower Residential High-Rise

Photography Project – Kinects Tower Residential High-Rise

The mixed-use building includes 350+ multi-family units … a rooftop indoor pool on the 41st floor … plus shared outdoor spaces like an outdoor yoga deck and communal BBQ Andersen Construction – Photographing a Residential High-Rise in a Dense Urban Setting, Seattle, WA Portland, OR-based Andersen Construction is a large commercial construction company with offices throughout […]

Photography Project – Residential Architecture for Stoltz:Kau Architects

Photography Project – Residential Architecture for Stoltz:Kau Architects

I’m always working with clients to find ways to stretch their budgets. Stoltz:Kau Architects – Photographing Two Homes on Orcas Island, WA Stoltz:Kau Architects are a husband-and-wife team on Orcas Island, the largest island in the San Juan Islands chain in far northwestern Washington State.  The market for custom retirement and vacation homes on the […]

Photography Project – HNI Corporate Headquarters Innovation Center, Iowa

Photography Project – HNI Corporate Headquarters Innovation Center, Iowa

… by sharing costs three ways, each firm paid less than hiring a photographer from nearby, even including the added airfare Award-winning, Multi-firm Commercial Architectural Photography Project in the Midwest One of my regular clients called with a project in the Midwest that involved multiple firms sharing costs and images, each with their own shot […]

Photographing an AIA Award Winner

Photographing an AIA Award Winner

It’s exciting to be able to announce that a commercial architecture project I photographed in Summer, 2017, the HNI Corporation Innovation Center, has been named a 2017 AIA Iowa Design Awards Winner!  Many thanks to my clients IA:Interior Architects, Neumann Monson Architects, and HNI Corporation for their confidence, and the chance to photograph such an […]

Happy Holidays, 2017!

please ask about bringing your projects to life with with video and multimedia   2017 has been another banner year here in Seattle, with many returning clients from past years and more than the usual number of new clients, too.  if you’re interested in learning more about working with video or cinemagraphs (a part photo-part […]

How Many Construction Cranes Are In Seattle?

How Many Construction Cranes Are In Seattle?

There’s been a lot made recently about Seattle being the construction crane capitol of the US, including this July, ’17 story in the Seattle Times.  So when I was shooting aerial photos of Seattle’s fast-changing South Lake Union neighborhood earlier this summer, I wasn’t too surprised at how many I could see from just that […]

Videos of Architecture

Videos of Architecture

Using video to showcase objects that don’t move, like architecture, has always been a bit tricky.   But techniques like timelapse, and new formats like cinemagraphs, can help add life and motion to otherwise static (or else very slow-moving), subjects.   This short video is a combination of a timelapse video and a cinemagraph.  To […]

15 Reasons to Hire a Professional Architectural Photographer

15 Reasons to Hire a Professional Architectural Photographer

As a 20-year professional photographer of architecture and interiors, I’ve been asked many times and in many ways (some more subtle than others!), to justify my fees.  More broadly, potential clients often want to know why they should pay for professional architectural photography at all.  In an earlier blog post titled 12 Reason to Invest […]

Three Photographers Share Their Experiences with Drone Photography

Three Photographers Share Their Experiences with Drone Photography

Since I’ve been paying attention to the fast-moving developments surrounding Unmanned Aerial Systems – UAS or UAV(ehicles), more commonly called drones — I wanted to know what other photographers are thinking about the current state of drone photography and how it’s impacting their business, good or bad.  I sent five questions to two other photographers […]

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