Photography Projects – Landscape Architecture & Urban Design Photography in a Changing City

Photography Projects – Landscape Architecture & Urban Design Photography in a Changing City

Photographing outdoor projects requires highlighting a careful balance of design, use, and context, while working with the natural benefits, and minimizing the limitations, of shooting in the natural environment. The four-county, central Puget Sound region has gained more than 440,000 new residents since 2010, according to the Puget Sound Regional Council. To accommodate all of […]

Aerial Photography – Near and Far Comparisons

Aerial Photography – Near and Far Comparisons

…to focus only on the different perspective and incredibly wide field of view that photographing from a helicopter provides, is to ignore just how different the world looks from a few hundred feet above the ground. Aerial Photography Comparisons in the Seattle / Tacoma area For more than thirty five years, I’ve been looking down […]

New Technology Visuals Takeaway for SMPS-SFBAC Digital Marketing Bootcamp

New Technology Visuals Takeaway for SMPS-SFBAC Digital Marketing Bootcamp

In May, 2018, I had the great fortune to be invited to teach a workshop to the SMPS-SFBAC chapter.  The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is the only professional organization dedicated exclusively to benchmarking and leading marketing in the A/E/C industry.  Their members are marketing and communications professionals who work in architecture, construction, engineering, […]

Time-lapse How-to Video for SMPS-SFBAC Digital Marketing Bootcamp

Time-lapse How-to Video for SMPS-SFBAC Digital Marketing Bootcamp

In May, 2018, I had the great fortune to be invited to teach a workshop to the SMPS-SFBAC chapter.  The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is the only professional organization dedicated exclusively to benchmarking and leading marketing in the A/E/C industry.  Their members are marketing and communications professionals who work in architecture, construction, engineering, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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