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 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 […]

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 […]

Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Photography Interview

Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Photography Interview

Not long ago, I was asked by SharpLaunch, a provider of all-in-one marketing platforms for commercial properties, to answer some questions for their blog on the importance of professional photography to the process of selling or leasing commercial real estate (CRE).  A couple of my answers, along with those of several other professional architectural photographers, […]

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 […]

Did You Get a Letter from My Attorney About Image Use?

Did You Get a Letter from My Attorney About Image Use?

  Note: this post was inspired by a similar article written by Austin, TX-based photographer and entomologist, Alex Wild back in 2015.  His original blog post appears here.  This version has been adapted to more closely reflect my personal and professional realities.   Image misuse and abuse is rampant on the internet.   And unless you’ve […]

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