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Alan Blakely specializes in jaw-dropping architectural photography, stylish & sophisticated interior photography and captivating & insightful editorial photography. His attention to detail is legendary. On most assignments Alan is joined 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 PhotographersReal Estate Photographers of America & International and Aerial Drone Photographers of America. His work has appeared in most major architectural and interior design publications and he is a regular contributor to The New York Times.

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. Watch for Alan's soon to be released book, Fundamentals of Architectural Photography™. Available at Amazon and other fine book outlets.

Alan's clients include magazines, manufacturers, architects, interior designers, builders, developers, planners and property managers. He's also a favorite of the hospitality, healthcare and 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 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.

Alan and Colelyn Blakely

Alan Blakely Photography's unique cost and license sharing policy 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.

Rather than have the architect, builder, designer, etc. each pay separately to have a photographer shoot a specific project, we coordinate with all parties involved and create a shot list that serves everyone's unique requirements. This means that you typically receive a larger than normal portfolio of images of your project and save substantially in the meantime.

Here's the breakdown of our shared cost and license pricing:

2 Parties = Save 30% each
3 Parties = Save 40% each
4 Parties = Save 50% each
5 Parties = Save 55% each
6+ Parties = Save 60% each

Each party involved in cost sharing receives a non-transferable license to use the photographs for their own marketing and advertising without any additional usage fees––ever.

Cost sharing is only available by contractual agreement prior to the photoshoot. Upon completion of the photoshoot each party is invoiced individually and receives a download link for the photographs when payment is received. After the photoshoot has been completed our customary image licensing rates apply.

Please contact us to receive a shared cost quotation for your next project.


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.

"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.

"Alan: What we've seen so far 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

"I just wanted to tell you personally how fantastic I think your photography turned out. This is the first time I have seen any images from this home in the almost 2 years that I have worked here, and I was speechless! Your attention to detail and obvious extra efforts really added a WOW to each space. Thank you for such a phenomenal job!" Mariel Santis - Marketing Director, Inter Plan Design Group

"The photos look incredible! I am so thrilled at the results! You gave me exactly what I was looking for." Matt Winne - Marketing Director, Schroll Cabinets

"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

"Terrific photos as always!  Thank you Alan!" Phaedra Brown - Photo Editor, New York Times

Alan Blakely is scheduled to shoot at many locations throughout the United States and Canada during 2018:

Alabama: Birmingham, Montgomery
Alaska: Anchorage
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
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: Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing
Minnesota: Minneapolis, St. Paul
Mississippi: Jackson
Missouri: Springfield, Kansas City, St. Louis
Montana: Bozeman, Billings, 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: Buffalo, Rochester, Albany, New York City
North Carolina: Charlotte, Asheville, Raleigh, Greensboro
North Dakota: Williston, Watford City, Minot, Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks
Ontario: Toronto
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, Provo, Ogden, Logan, Park City, St. George
Vermont: Burlington, Montpelier
Washington: Spokane, Seattle, Tacoma, Yakima, Vancouver, Kennewick
Wisconsin: Madison, Milwaukee
Wyoming: Jackson, Cheyenne

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