Alan Blakely was recently voted "America's Best Architecture & Interior Photographer" by BUILD Magazine. Alan specializes in jaw-dropping architecture photography, stylish and sophisticated interior photography and captivating and insightful aerial photography. His attention to detail is legendary. Alan is joined on assignments by his wife Colelyn who brings her skills as a stylist and project coordinator to your photoshoot.
Alan is recognized as one of the top architectural photographers at work today, with a career that spans over two decades. He is the founder of The Association of Independent Architectural Photographers, Real Estate Photographers of America & International and Aerial Drone Photographers of America.
Alan's work appears in most major architecture and interior design publications (Architect Magazine, Archdaily, Architectural Record, Architectural Review, Architectural Digest, Veranda, Dwell, Western Home Journal, etc.) and he is a regular contributor to The New York Times.
Read Alan's latest article in entitled: "5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Architecture Photogaphy Budget (A Guide for A/E/C Photography Buyers)."
Alan was named the People's Choice Winner of the SkyPixel Aerial Photo & Video Contest.
In his spare time Alan enjoys photographing "Hidden Spaces & Forgotten Places" for his Time Chambers™ art photography project. Recent projects include historic movie palaces, abandoned industrial-age factories, vintage barber shops, mid-century service stations, classic cafes & diners and forgotten grand hotels. Alan also offers traditional large format film photography and archival black & white printing for commissioned fine art and historical projects.
Alan is the creator of the innovative SmartZone Exposure System™ for architectural, landscape and real estate photography. He is also a faculty member at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, and is the author of the book Fundamentals of Architectural Photography™. Currently Alan is offering commercial and architectural photography webinars and workshops for aspiring professional digital and film photographers.
Alan's clients include many of America's major architecture and design firms. He's also a favorite of the hospitality, healthcare, building, construction and hotel & resort industries. Alan also offers traditional large format film photography and archival black & white printing for commissioned fine art and historical projects.
Discover for yourself why Alan Blakely is one of America's most sought after professional architectural photographers. Alan is based in Salt Lake City, Utah and is available for assignments throughout the United States, Canada and Western Europe. You'll find Alan's rates surprisingly affordable and his usage policy refreshingly friendly.
Read a recent interview with Alan Blakely by Melisa Kaya of Bontena Brand Network.
Here's what people are saying about Alan Blakely:
"Stein Eriksen's model (home) won the prestigious Gold Nugget Award this past week. Thank you for the fabulous photographs! Your excellent work conveyed the beauty of the home and it's wonderful setting. I can not thank you enough!" Marinel Robinson - Vice President of Development & Construction, Regent Properties.
"Good morning! I got all of the photos from Texas and they look fantastic as per usual! Great job!!!" Mike McLafferty - Marketing & Communications Manager, Lusive Decor.
"Thanks again for your fantastic photos of City Creek Center. We appreciate your assistance and are very fortunate to have you here in SLC." Tracy von Harten - Marketing & Tourism Specialist, Taubman Centers.
"I just downloaded your images – they look fantastic! Thank you so very much!" Beckie Austin - Marketing Director, Big-D Construction.
"Alan: What we've seen from you has been spectacular. Your talent continues to amaze me. Thank you so much for your hard work." Richard Fuller - Marketing Director, Epic Metals Corp.
"We've used Alan Blakely for formal photography of our office buildings and have found his results to be extraordinary. We've found in Alan a strong combination of professionalism, competence and commitment. His images display a crispness and vitality that seems to nearly lift off the page." Bruce Bingham - Partner, Hamilton Partners
"I wanted to thank you for the wonderful images! It was a pleasure working with you and I look forward to another opportunity!" Ann Little - Marketing Director, HLB Lighting Design.
"These pics are so great–you do amazing work!" Matt McEwan - Owner, McEwan Custom Homes.
"Alan, these photographs are stunning! I am so excited for you to photograph our other projects." Stephanie Lim - Marketing Director, Regent Properties.
"I received the images today and they look great–as usual! Thanks for sending them so quickly. You always make it so easy to get exactly what we want." Farrah Mote - Marketing Director, Robins & Morton Construction.
"Terrific photos as always! Thank you Alan!" Phaedra Brown - Photo Editor, The New York Times.
Alan Blakely is scheduled to shoot in the following locations in the U.S. and Canada during 2020 and 2021:
Alabama: Birmingham, Montgomery
Alberta: Edmonton, Calgary
Arizona: Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tucson, Flagstaff, Sedona
Arkansas: Little Rock, Bentonville
British Columbia: Vancouver, Victoria
California: Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego
Colorado: Denver, Colorado Springs, Ft. Collins, Grand Junction
Florida: Orlando, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa
Georgia: Atlanta, Savannah
Hawaii: Kona, Laie, Honolulu, Hilo, Maui
Idaho: Boise, Sun Valley, Idaho Falls, Coeur d'Alene
Illinois: Chicago, Springfield
Indiana: Indianapolis, Evansville, Fort Wayne, South Bend
Iowa: Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs
Kansas: Wichita, Topeka, Kansas City
Kentucky: Louisville, Lexington
Louisiana: New Orleans, Baton Rouge
Michigan: Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing
Minnesota: Minneapolis, St. Paul
Missouri: Springfield, Kansas City, St. Louis
Montana: Bozeman, Billings, Butte, Missoula, Kalispell, Great Falls, Big Sky
Nebraska: Omaha, Lincoln, North Platte, Kearny
Nevada: Las Vegas, Reno, Lake Tahoe
New Mexico: Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Roswell, Las Cruces
New York: New York City, Long Island, Buffalo, Rochester, Albany
North Carolina: Charlotte, Asheville, Raleigh, Greensboro
North Dakota: Williston, Watford City, Minot, Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks
Ohio: Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati
Oregon: Portland, Bend, Eugene, Corvallis, Medford
Quebec: Montreal, Quebec
Rhode Island: Newport
South Dakota: Rapid City, Sioux Falls
Tennessee: Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville
Texas: El Paso, Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Houston
Utah: Salt Lake City, Park City, Provo, Ogden, Logan, St. George
Vermont: Burlington, Montpelier
Washington: Spokane, Seattle, Tacoma, Yakima, Vancouver, Kennewick
Wisconsin: Madison, Milwaukee
Wyoming: Jackson, Cheyenne
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