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Alan Blakely specializes in jaw-dropping architecture photography, stylish & sophisticated interior photography and captivating & 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 PhotographersReal Estate Photographers of America & International and Aerial Drone Photographers of America. His work appears in the major architecture and interior design publications and he is a regular contributor to The New York Times as well as a Shutterstock Custom contributor.

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 a People's Choice Winner of the 2018 SkyPixel Aerial Photo & Video Contest.

In his spare time Alan enjoys photographing "Hidden Spaces & Forgotten Places" for his Time Chambers™ 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 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™.

Alan's clients include magazines, manufacturers, architects, interior designers, builders, developers, planners and property managers. 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 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.

Alan and Colelyn Blakely

Instagram: @alanblakelyphotography

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.

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.

Our Rates Include:
•  Image Capture and Basic Image Editing
•  Photographer’s Assistant/Stylist
•  Web Previews
•  FTP File Download
•  Unlimited, Non-Transferable Image Licensing for Your Firm (image usage may not be transferred to a third party)

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.

SkyPixel Aerial Photography Contest Award

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 in the following locations during 2019 and 2020:

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, 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
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
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, Park City, Provo, Ogden, Logan, St. George
Vermont: Burlington, Montpelier
Washington: Spokane, Seattle, Tacoma, Yakima, Vancouver, Kennewick
Wisconsin: Madison, Milwaukee
Wyoming: Jackson, Cheyenne

Ireland: Dublin, Belfast
Scotland: Edinburgh, Glasgow
England: London
France: Paris
Japan: Tokyo, Osaka, Sapporo

Follow me on Twitter for Travel Date and Location Announcements @BlakelyPhoto

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