Build Magazine names Alan Blakely the Best Architecture and Interiors Photographer in the USA

BUILD Magazine readers name Alan Blakely the Best Architecture and Interiors Photographer – USA for the second straight year.

West Coast USA Prestige Awards names Alan Blakely the Architectural Photographer of the Year

The West Coast USA Prestige Awards names Alan Blakely the Architectural Photographer of the Year.

Alan Blakely named the Global 100 Winner as Best Architecture and Interior Design Photographer in the USA

The Global 100 Awards names Alan Blakely the Best Architecture and Interior Design Photographer – USA.

Alan Blakely named Interior Photographer of the Year by CoporateLiveWire Global Awards for 2021/22

CorporateLiveWire Global Awards names Alan Blakely Interior Photographer of the Year 2021/22.

Alan specializes in jaw-dropping architecture photography, stylish and sophisticated interior photography and captivating and insightful aerial photography. Alan is joined on assignments by his wife Colelyn who brings her skills as a set stylist and project coordinator to your photoshoot.

Alan's work appears in most major architecture and interior design publications (Architect Magazine, Archdaily, Architectural Record, Architectural Review, Architectural Digest, Veranda, Dwell, Robb Report, Love Happens, Metal Architecture, Utah Style & Design, Western Home Journal, etc.).

Alan is recognized as one of the top architectural photographers at work today, with a career that spans three 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 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.

Alan is also the creator and host of A Photographer's Life™. A YouTube and Podcast Channel featuring panel discussions and individual interviews with America's premier architectural photographers.  Alan also maintains regional offices in Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Houston, Chicago and New York City.

Discover for yourself why Alan Blakely is one of America's most sought after professional architectural photographers. Alan and Colelyn are based in Salt Lake City, Utah and are available for assignments throughout the United States, Canada. You'll find Alan's rates surprisingly affordable and his image licensing refreshingly friendly.

Alan and Colelyn Blakely, owners of Alan Blakely Architectural Photography.

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Our Rates Always Include:
• Image Capture and Basic Image Editing
• Set Stylist, Photographer’s Assistant
• Web Previews
• Electronic File Download
• Single-Party, Non-Transferable Image License

Alan Blakely Photography's unique Cost and License Sharing Program allows you to truly maximize your architectural photography budget with savings of up to 60% when you and other parties share in the cost of your photoshoot. We'll tell you more in our quote.

Stein Eriksen Residences project in Park City, Utah photographed by architecture photographer Alan Blakely.

"Stein Eriksen's model (home) won the prestigious Gold Nugget Award this past week. Thank you for the fabulous photographs!

Marinel Robinson - VP of Planning & Construction at Discovery Land Company.

Private Residence in Houston, Texas photographed by architecture photographer Alan Blakely.

"Terrific photos as always! Thank you Alan!"

Phaedra Brown - Photo Editor, The New York Times.

Office project in San Diego, California photographed by architecture photographer Alan Blakely.

"Alan, these photographs are stunning! I am so excited for you to photograph our other projects." 

Stephanie Lim - Marketing Director, Regent Properties.

Office interior photographed by architecture photographer Alan Blakely.

"We've used Alan for formal photography of our office buildings and have found his results to be extraordinary. His images display a crispness and vitality that seems to nearly lift off the page."

Bruce Bingham - Partner, Hamilton Partners

Travel Destinations 2022

Alabama: Birmingham, Montgomery
Alaska: Anchorage
Arizona: Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tucson, Flagstaff, Sedona
Arkansas: Little Rock, Bentonville
California: Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego
Colorado: Denver, Colorado Springs, Ft. Collins
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

Maryland: Baltimore
Massachusetts: Boston
Michigan: Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing
Minnesota: Minneapolis, St. Paul
Mississippi: Jackson, Laurel
Missouri: Springfield, Kansas City, St. Louis
Montana: Bozeman, Billings, Missoula, Kalispell, Big Sky
Nebraska: Omaha, Lincoln, North Platte, Kearny
Nevada: Las Vegas, Reno, Lake Tahoe
New Mexico: Albuquerque, Santa Fe
New York: New York City, Long Island, Buffalo, Rochester
North Carolina: Charlotte, Asheville, Raleigh, Greensboro
North Dakota: Williston, Minot, Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks
Ohio: Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati
Oregon: Portland, Bend, Eugene, Corvallis, Medford
Rhode Island: Newport

South Dakota: Rapid City, Sioux Falls
Tennessee: Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville
Texas: Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, El Paso
Utah: Salt Lake City, Park City, Provo, Ogden, Logan, St. George
Vermont: Burlington, Montpelier
Virginia: Richmond
Washington: Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane
Wisconsin: Madison, Milwaukee
Wyoming: Jackson, Cheyenne

CANADA (as travel restrictions allow):
Alberta: Edmonton, Calgary
British Columbia: Vancouver, Victoria
Manitoba: Winnepeg
Ontario: Toronto
Quebec: Montreal, Quebec

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Salt Lake City, UT  +1 (801-954-8000
Los Angeles, CA  +1 (702) 946-9210
Chicago, IL  +1 (312) 667-9638
Houston, TX  +1 (713) 405-3456
New York, NY  +1 (917) 508-5293


Alan Blakely (photographer) -
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Business Mailing Address

5688 E 2200 N
Eden, UT 84310

Alan Blakely uses and endorses Canon cameras and lenses, Manfrotto tripods and heads, DJI aerial drone products, Skylum software, and Topaz Labs software.
Alan also recommends Essential Photo Supply in Salt lake City, Utah.

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