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Architectural Photography: Adventures, Inspiration & Insider Savvy
These days, employers in Connecticut and across the nation are wise to do all they can to attract and keep good talent. Work spaces matter now: their design, what they say about a company, and how that story of its culture is told — through images or other means.
Hiring a professional architectural photographer gives AEC & CRE firms stunning images that showcase their work to future clients.
Get instant access to insider strategies—from a pro architectural photographer—on capturing the vision of your design, the quality of your construction, and the elegance of its execution in the built environment.
The PRO shot at right was for a municipal client who wanted to feature an image of the local transportation options available in the Bradley International Airport area, north of Hartford, Conn., and highlight their accessibility.
When it comes to capturing a company's AEC or CRE project or property — a competitive marketing strategy — what's the best way to find a good photographer? What research should be done? Are there steps your firm can take to create the foundation for a great collaboration?
Giving architectural photography a sense of place involves anchoring and relating the subject to its surroundings, or merging the subject with the space (or place) it occupies when composing the shot. It may mean working high, looking up, shooting through, or working low. Flexibility is key!
As with any specialized industry, part of my job is to educate people. I help AEC firms learn how to get the best possible professional photography and the most return on their investment. You've heard the term "time is money"? It truly is for your AEC firm. In this case ... it's 90 days of time.
Photography orientation is all about an architectural subject’s positioning in relation to the sun — and it makes a big difference in photo results.
You're dying to know what the heck I'm going to lead in with here, am I right? There may be nothing as humanizing and humbling as a porta-potty. So I wanted to go out on a limb, get your attention, and speak about a creative solution to a common challenge for architects, general contractors, construction managers, developers and owner's reps.
A historic Main Street center, this local shopping village has the potential to create a much more robust PRO image. However, to the untrained eye, there are not always enough naturally presented elements, at least not at first glance. A skilled professional architectural photographer knows how to find the artistry in the setting, especially where a prominent subject and its role in composition is concerned.