I recently photographed this beautiful custom lake home designed and built by Deichman Construction in Lake Crystal, Minnesota. While the interior was incredibly fun to photograph, I was extra excited to get my drone in the air as this was the first commercial flight that I made as a licensed drone pilot in the State of Minnesota! I have been flying drones since 2013, but when the laws came out, I resorted to outsourcing my drone work. With all of the traveling I have been doing throughout Minnesota and the Midwest, I thought it was time that I took the plunge and started flying myself again.
I have photographed several projects for DeMars Construction and in a way, Max helped me launch my interiors and architecture photography career in southern Minnesota. Max designs some of the most beautiful craftsman homes in southern Minnesota and you will certainly be seeing more…
Big homes like this are a rarity in Southern Minnesota and this 14,000 sqft “castle” in southern Minnesota built to entertain. This was the first home I photographed for Deichman Construction, who was using these images to compile a regional magazine to promote their work.
Big homes like this are a rarity in Southern Minnesota and this 14,000 sqft “castle” in southern Minnesota built to entertain. This was the first home I photographed for Deichman Construction, who was using these images to compile a regional magazine to promote their work. You can view the magazine below. Some of the details of this home include a two-story library inside of a stone turret with an iron spiral staircase connecting the two floors, tudor styled latticework windows, drive through porte-cochere, 18 seat dining room, and full indoor gym.
Last week, I talked about storytelling with photos. This shoot was a perfect example how why storytelling is important. So what does storytelling have to do with photos of a fireplace? Well, how many times have you looked at a photo of a fireplace and had an emotional reaction to it like you get with a book or a movie? My guess would be never. Ok, maybe once – but probably not.
For some, professional photography can be an expensive investment for your business. For context, let’s take a step back and break down the actual costs of an architectural photographer. After this, I will show you how to significantly reduce this cost…
Last week, I featured some of the photos of the Northern Lakeside Home. From the photos, you probably have a pretty good idea as to what the space looks like. Maybe even how it might feel to be in the home? That is one of the main goals I have when it comes to interiors and architecture photography… to document the space in a way that makes the viewer want to step inside.