On Hiatus in 2020

On Hiatus in 2020

To my many valued clients, partners, and friends: I’d like to share that after nearly two years of consideration, I’ve decided to take some time away from photography starting November 1, 2019. When I left my first career and returned to photo school in 1995, it was to pursue a passion and a lifelong dream. […]

Photography Projects – Schools and K-12 Education Buildings

Photography Projects –  Schools and K-12 Education Buildings

Over more than a dozen projects, I’ve learned that the logistics of photographing schools are different from other types of designed and built architecture or construction projects… Various Clients – Photography of Schools and K-12 Education Projects in Seattle, Kirkland, Redmond, Tacoma, and elsewhere Over the past five or so years, I’ve quietly amassed quite […]

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 AIA 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 […]

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 […]

Back to Photographing Residential Architecture

Back to Photographing Residential Architecture

I had the great pleasure of photographing a neighbor’s kitchen and dining room interior remodel a few weeks ago.  She works as a buyer for a large department store chain and has a great sense of style — which carries over in to her interior design as well.  All the choices of finishes, from paint […]

12 Reasons to Invest in Professional Architectural Photography

12 Reasons to Invest in Professional Architectural Photography

As a professional photographer of spaces and places for twenty years, I’m frequently asked to explain my services and my fees.  After all, digital cameras are a dime for a couple dozen these days, and everybody’s relative or friend seems to be a photographer.  Budgets are tight all over and my clients legitimately need to […]

6 Reasons to Upgrade Your Camera for Better Architectural Photos – pt. 1

6 Reasons to Upgrade Your Camera for Better Architectural Photos – pt. 1

Six reasons to trade in your point and shoot or cellphone camera for a dSLR camera if you want to improve your architectural and interior photography: Set your ISO Control your depth-of-field with lens aperture Place a bubble level on the hot shoe Shoot RAW files Take advantage of lens filters and interchangeable lenses to […]

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