I think in any metropolitan area, the old 80/20 rule applies to the uniqueness of its home builders. For a majority of them, they seem extremely similar with design elements that show up in new builds over and over again. The other side of that coin though, are custom home builders willing to be different.
Yacht photography is one of those glittery niches relating to architecture and design photography that I often catch myself daydreaming about. I grew up on the Chesapeake Bay and spent almost every waking moment on the water, which is probably where my deep intrigue for this sort of project stems from.
George Kroustallis of Minorstep is an architectural and hotel photographer and filmmaker based in London. Today on Project of the Week, we are taking a dive into his lovely photos and video of Casa da Volta, a high-end villa resort at the heart of Comporta, Portugal.
Today, architectural photographer Adam Gibson is taking us to ‘The Point’ – a jaw-dropping home designed by Tanner Architects in Southern Tasmania. The Point rests on a rural hillside, looking out over the ocean. Adam has done a beautiful job placing this house in the context of its environment, showing off the materiality, infusing each scene with an otherworldly mood, and helping us understand the details that make The Point so special.
I was recently introduced to a very interesting and eerie photo book project that is a collaboration between architectural photographer Adam Reynolds and fine art photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales – aptly named COUNTDOWN.
Adam – who in addition to his client-commissioned architectural photography work – has photographed past projects like documenting Isreal’s bomb shelters.
On this episode of Project of the Week, UK-based Jim Stephenson tells a bit about blurring the line between film and photography, the importance of detail, and getting whisked away in a rowboat while photographing The Pottering Shed by Studio Mutt.
I recently had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Los Angeles-based architecture, hospitality, and aviation photographer Dylan Patrick.
In this video interview we talked about Dylan’s move from NYC to LA, his transition from a headshot photographer to architecture, his shooting and editing process, his pricing and contracts, and his work in the hospitality field.
You might remember this dreamy project from the 2021 Project of the Year Award longlist. This series is by the fantastic Calgary-based architectural and interiors photographer Eymeric Widling. Eymeric’s thoughtful approach makes it easy to see why the judges held his work in high regard.
B&H has announced that the 13″ MacBook Pro with the M2 8-core chip is now available for pre-order!
The M2 MBP is geared toward photographers and filmmakers who need a little more oomph out of Apple’s laptop offerings. Prices range from $1,299.00 to $2,499.00 for the newest iteration of the M2 MacBook and are available to configure with options like RAM in 8, 16, and 24 GB, SSD in 256 GB, 512 GB, 1 TB, and 2 TB.
Today’s featured project has been masterfully shot by Australian architectural photographer Scott Burrows. The Norfolk is a multi-residential apartment in Queensland, Australia. It was designed by Koichi Takada Architects and features gorgeous use of organic shapes.
Capture One Pro’s latest update is here!
On Monday, Capture One Pro showed off a host of new features and capabilities available in the new release of their editing software. The update that went live this morning contains many refreshed tools that will enable seamless switching between desktop and iPad editing and are geared towards tethering.
Last month Louis Vuitton’s creative director, Nicolas Ghesquière, unveiled his 2023 Cruise Collection at one of America’s most iconic architectural locations, the Salk Institute designed by the legendary architect, Louis Kahn. The first event of its kind to be hosted at the Salk Institute, the building’s travertine courtyard was converted into a temporary runway for the event.
There have been so many wonderful examples of hospitality photography in the POTW submissions inbox lately, and one of my very favorites is Alex Jeffries’ photographs of 25hours Hotel by Woods Bagot.
Alex Jeffries is a British architecture and interiors photographer based in Dubai who focuses on hotels, resorts, and hospitality projects.
This edition of Story of an Image takes us to central China to photograph a large-scale mixed-use development designed by global architects, Woods Bagot. We ended up staying on site for four and a half days to capture this skyline-defining project.
Today we’re checking out a gorgeous set of photographs by Mexico City based architectural photographer Levi Wells. Levi kicked off his shoot for the Hotel Casa TO in Punta Zicatela at sunrise and was able to move quickly and efficiently to wrap the shoot in less than an hour.
Joe Fletcher is arguably one of the most admired architectural photographers, and – rightfully so – his work is held in high regard. His photographs are mesmerizing – infused with a sense of place and time, thoughtfully composed, and beautifully lit.
Today’s featured project is a beautiful lesson in persistence, and your teacher is architectural photographer Adam Taylor. Adam is based in Hawaii and you probably know him as the man behind the “License Your Photos” course. One of his recent shoots, Haleiwa House by Peter Vincent Architects & J.
For the years I worked in sales and marketing, there was a principle I kept in mind that I learned early on in my career: people do business with people they like. Barbara Corcoran from ‘Shark Tank’ has a fantastic quote related to this…
“If people like you, they’re going to want to do business with you.
You might know engineer-turned-architecture-photographer Ales Vyslouzil from our past interview with him here on APALMANAC. Or maybe – like me – you follow his work for its beautiful qualities and incredible examples of architecture. Today, Ales has been so kind as to share his photographs of the Mysk Moon Retreat with us, and tell a bit about his process of photographing the resort.
While much of the world is learning to live with the virus, China is continuing to pursue its zero-COVID policy which has seen varying levels of lockdowns across the vast country. None more severe than the one taking place in Shanghai right now, where nearly all of its 26 million residents remain stuck at home in a lockdown that has made headlines across the globe.