San Mateo High School, Biology Classroom
Photographed for BCA Architects

San Mateo High School, Biology Classroom
Photographed for BCA Architects

I've always preferred to work wit the available light a much as possible using only the minimum supplemental light needed to open the shadows. My goal is to capture the essence of the designers vision, not create an artificial mood or unnatural presentation.

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This available light shot was created at this particular time of day because the light was absolutely beautiful. It was a challenge to make the cluttered space feel open and expansive. With careful styling and by focusing on the essential nature of the space, I created an image that showed the critical design elements and provided context for the shot as a stand-alone image and as one element of a comprehensive presentation of the project as a whole.