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  • Architectural Photography Algeria

    People and the built environment – architectural photography exhibition

    The relationship between people and the built environment is an interest I share with photographer Jason Oddy so I was delighted to visit his exhibition Concrete Spring at Smiths Row Gallery. You have until 16th March to catch the exhibition which features images taken by Oddy as part of an investigation of the influential Brazilian…

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    Le Corbusier makes Architectural Photography easy

    As with all good designers, Le Corbusier made the task of the Architectural and Interiors Photographer  so much easier. I recently had the opportunity to photograph one of Le Corbusier’s early Purist houses, Le Roche in Paris and I was reminded again how much easier my task is made by good design. This is because…

  • Suffolk interiors photography

    Aldeburgh, Suffolk interiors shoot

    Such a good time shooting this wonderful Ashford and Brooks kitchen in Suffolk on Wednesday. Thanks so much for your help Anna and Heidi.  

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    Why architectural photography matters

    I am passionate about architectural photography. This is why I think it is so important. I think the first reason is that photography is a great way to capture and preserve the original intent of the Architect. Buildings change over time. They weather, they are extended and adapted, and the environment in which they are…

  • Place Photography Westerfield School, Suffolk

    Architectural and Interiors Photography – Guide to photography copyright

    The field of photographic copyright can be confusing to those commissioning a photographer for the first time so here is a quick guide for how it works at Place Photography. Photography Copyright Photographers often set very different terms so there is no simple answer, however, a general rule followed by pretty much everyone is that…

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  • Tribute to Architect Kathryn Findlay

    Tribute to inspirational British Architect Katheryn Findlay

    So sorry to hear of the loss of the inspirational Architect Kathryn Findlay. Here are some of her responses to questions put to her by the AJ in Febuary last year. Her responses are so direct and to the point. Refreshing! Why did you become an architect? To mix poetry and pragmatism. What is your…

  • Architect designed homes from containers – an answer for more than Felixstowe?

    Felixstowe in Suffolk is the largest container port in the UK and among the six largest in Europe. As a consequence we locals are all too familiar with those big metal boxes trailing along the A12 and A14 and know well the giant stacks that dominate the port area that in turn dominates the seaside…

  • When to photograph new build development (exterior)

    It can be hard to know at what stage to commission photography for a new building development so here is a quick run through  the options. Documenting construction This one’s easy. Commission the photographer as close to the beginning of construction as you can. This gives plenty of scope to agree how to approach the…

  • Andrew Geller – Architecture – Freedom of the Holiday House

    I wonder if it is your experience that people commissioning a house for pleasure and leisure are prepared to be more playful with the architecture than those intended as a principal residence. I have been photographing ‘The Dune House’ in Thorpness, Suffolk. This is a building designed by the Norwegian Architects JVA.   I have…