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How To Get The Best Lighting For Your Interior Design Photography

Interior design photography is a unique and specialized type of photography that requires a different set of skills than traditional portrait or landscape photography. In order to take great interior design photos, you need to understand how to use light to your advantage and create an aesthetic that will appeal

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Residential Interior Miami

12 Tips for Fantastic Interior Design Photography

Interior design photography is all about capturing the beauty of a space in a photograph. Sound like a simple task? Well, it’s anything but! Our eyes see perspective differently than cameras, as well as the way we process details and colours in person as opposed to looking at an image,

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Exterior Architectural Photography of Epoch Condo Sarasota

Modern Architectural Photography and why it matters

As a photographer or architectural firm, it’s important to stay up to date with the latest trends in order to create an effective architectural photography portfolio. In this article, I’ll discuss some of the latest trends in modern architectural photography and why this type of photography matters. Modern architectural photography

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How to start building an Architectural Photography Portfolio!

Architectural photography is a type of photography that captures the beauty and design of buildings. Due to its specific nature, architectural photographers often need to be able to think creatively in order to capture their desired images. This article will explore how you can build an architectural photography portfolio like

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Interior Design Photography: The Definitive Guide

Interior Design Photography: The Definitive Guide

Interior design photography is all about capturing the beauty of interior spaces. It can be used to showcase the work of interior designers, or to capture the beauty of your own home for your own records. In this guide, we’ll explain what interior design photography is, give you some tips

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Walking On The Dark Side

We have all photographed those bright spaces full of luxurious daylight poped a few strobes into a softbox or wall and come away with breathtaking shots.  For me there is nothing better to walk into a room like this on an assignment because I know the work has essentially been

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Success, What is it good for anyway?

What is success?  In 1994, before cell phones and before the adopted use of the internet, I graduated from art school, then like a hobo without a destination headed out into the world. I was full of energy and willpower.  In my mind, I would be successful, even if I had

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Drones are for more than taking photos!

Using Drones for Supplemental Lighting Since the colorado project in 2006, I had always seen the last piece of the lighting puzzle to be lights lofted above coming down at steller like angles.  I remember very clearly while shooting the old broken down general store in Animas Co thinking to

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Fashion + Jewelry!

When I was approached by the owner of Atteza Jewelry to photograph their campaign I jumped at the opportunity!  Although outside my strick field of expertise architecture, which requires teutonic precession and workflow, this assignment would allow me to develop and re-discover my original and more natural approach to the

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