I truly love when I get the opportunity to photograph a house built by Catalyst Builders with interior design by FiveWest Interiors. Quality is always top notch. Here are just a handful of my favorites from the 100+ photos I delivered:
I realized that I never posted this photo of the Ernest E. Tschannen Science Complex at Sacramento State. Not the best vantage point to show off the planetarium dome, but otherwise I think it turned out pretty good.
Here is another great home in Schaffer's Mill designed by HMA Architecture. This home had some unique features that were fun to photograph. The smoke from the recent fires was tough to deal with though!
Another project completed for Catalyst Builders, HMA Architecture and FiveWest Interiors. This team always seems to knock it out of the park. It was a difficult home to photograph due the steep hillside it sits on, but I was able to make it work with a very tall tripod and tilt shift lens.
The company I work for, Valley Communications, performed the structured cabling, security management systems and audio visual systems on this new Dept. of General Services building at 1215 O Street in Sacramento. This was a last minute shoot as we needed the photo ASAP for a marketing piece. Rather than spend 10 hours cloning out [...]
I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE everything about this modern wine country farmhouse that was built by Catalyst Builders with interior design by FiveWest Interiors. I was even treated to a spectacular sunset to top it all off. I think it is time I update my house and I think this will be used as inspiration.
Wow, this rustic modern home was an absolute joy to photograph. All the dark interior wood floors and trim definitely made it a challenge to light though. This was shot for Catalyst Builders, FiveWest Interiors and Donald Joseph Architect. I was really hoping for a fresh blanket of snow for the exterior, but I seem [...]
I had the pleasure of shooting this beautiful home for Catalyst Builders and HMA Architecture. It is located in the always beautiful Schaffer's Mill in Truckee. I had to deal with a ton of smoke from the forest fires nearby, but overall made it work.
Sometimes you just get perfect light for the twilight exteriors. The sun was setting behind me and behind a bank of pink clouds, which helped add a nice pink soft light to the entire scene. This home in Northstar was shot for Catalyst Builders and Donald Joseph. This was my first time back to Northstar [...]
This was a spec house built by Catalyst Builders, designed by Donald Joseph and with interior design by FiveWest Interiors. Although there weren't any home furnishings to help with the interior shots, the exterior was a joy to shoot (mainly because it was the first in awhile I've done that was on level ground!).
This house was a tough shoot with the extreme grade leading up to the house, but very rewarding end results. Built by Catalyst Builders, designed by HMA Architecture and interior design by FiveWest Interiors.
I had the extreme pleasure of shooting this newly finished home in Auburn that was inspired by many of the farmhouses throughout the Napa area. I love when I get the opportunity to work with a builder (Landmark Builders), architect (HMA Architecture) and interior designer (Pepperjack Interiors) on a shoot to create a cohesive set [...]
Here are a handful of shots I did for HMA Architecture of a modern home in Winchester Country Club. Out of the nearly 40 final shots I provided to the client, none of them required any Photoshop, HDR processing, flash fill lighting, etc. All edits were done with a single RAW file in Lightroom. Gotta [...]
This home was built by Catalyst Builders with interior design by FiveWest Interiors. I got to photograph it unfurnished because it was built as a spec house and the new owner will be moving in shortly. All the details on this home were top notch and a joy to photograph.
I am honored to have had my photo of the Sawyer Hotel win 3rd place in the Architectura Obscura Photography Contest and be featured in Comstock's Magazine. They even used my photo on the table of contents page.
Wow, what a view from this house! Literally right on Lake Tahoe with a private pier. With expansive views comes ridiculously hard photography due to the wide dynamic range of the scene though.
FiveWest Interiors has been on a roll lately. Here is another one of their interior design efforts in Schaffer's Mill. The owners' dog was so nice and well behaved, wanting to get in on all the shots:
It's always nice being recognized for the quality of your work. Sometimes it pays off with some free gear too!
Although I only photographed a limited potion of this home for FiveWest Interiors, it was still a fun home to shoot (ridiculously difficult with the expansive windows though):
I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to photograph this wonderfully decorated home in Schaffer's Mill for FiveWest Interiors:
We had quite the nice sunset yesterday evening photographing the new Kimpton Sawyer Hotel in Downtown Sacramento (thanks to the predictions of Skyfire/The Photographer's Ephemeris). Besides dealing with the crowds from Disney on Ice letting out from Golden 1 Center, this was a pretty straightforward photo. I had to use my 19mm tilt shift, shifted [...]
I am very honored to have had the opportunity to photograph this home in Martis Camp that won Kitchen of the Year by Kitchen & Bath Business for 2017. Here are the details: https://www.kbbonline.com/news/awards-events/kbbs-2017-design-award-winners-announced/
Round 2 at this beautiful home in Martis Camp (the exterior was still recovering from the heavy winter last time I shot it). I mainly focused on exterior shots this time and tried to highlight how the very expansive sliding doors in the back tuck away to really bring the outside in (or inside out?). [...]
I had the pleasure of getting to photograph this exquisite home in Martis Camp for Catalyst Builders, Chris Heinritz Architecture and Jules Wilson Design Studio. We were going for a natural look to the photos to give the home a bright, open and airy feeling.
This beautiful house, located in Schaffer's Mill, was built by Catalyst Builders. The interior was nicely stagged by the owners prior to my arrival, which really helped in getting some great shots. After a long winter, the snow was nearly completely melted outside besides a few patches by the house. I'm sure that in a [...]
The new Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento is such a difficult building to photograph due to it being so tall with no room to back up far enough to compose a shot. Luckily my 19mm tilt shift is just wide enough to fit the entire arena into one shot, shifted up of course to [...]