A blog that focuses on the photography of Dean J. Birinyi, an interior and architectural photographer based in San Francisco, CA.

Available Light Photography of Architecture and Interior Design

2008 Sunset Magazine Idea House
Monterey Valley, CA
Joseph Hittinger Design
Today's architectural photograph is an ASID award winning residential kitchen I shot for Joseph Hittinger Design in 2008 and is one of the last projects I shot using supplemental lighting.

There is so little additional lighting in this shot it surprises even me, there's just a little bit of enhancement to the soffit above the island and some general fill light coming don fro the gallery above the kitchen. Upon completion of this project I realized that my skills with available light had evolved to the point that I was no longer dependent upon supplemental lighting and was experiencing a degree of appreciation and comprehension of the design concepts of my clients work that I never imagined possible.