6.2 EPSON CHALLENGES LUMIS TO PATIENCE

Patience is a virtue. The cost of using sophisticated technology and equipment in the third world and how to deal with complications is an experience worth sharing. There is no way to shorten this story – this is the very abridged version!

I purchased an Epson 4900 ink jet printer… Continue reading

5.3 FEATURE PROJECT: HEAVEN & EARTH SPA, GRENADA

Grenada has a strong heritage rooted in Spanish, French and British colonial architectural traditions> Today the capital, St. George’s, enjoys a stronger historic tradition than most Caribbean islands. Despite the strong historic preservation movement in Grenada there is, in my opinion, some confusion over design aesthetics suitable for newly constructed… Continue reading

5.2 ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY READING LIST

Books on the topic of architectural photography have been a significant means of learning for me over the years. Limited books on the topic were available in bookshops or public libraries where I live in Trinidad and Tobago. This is by no means a definitive bibliography of literature but they… Continue reading

4.3 FEATURE PROJECT: A FEW DAYS IN WEST PALM BEACH

March 31, 2013 by Brian Lewis

In between classroom sessions with architectural Photoshop expert Chris Grey and on site architectural photographic shoots with architectural photographer Jeffrey Totaro I actually found a few moments to do some casual photography of my own. Interesting to note that I felt considerably less threatened… Continue reading

4.1 BUSINESS PLANNING

March 31, 2013 by Brian Lewis

In my case I had felt driven to do a book on Contemporary Caribbean Architecture and then it occurred to me that this might be a sort of retirement business. After all I have been doing architecture and architectural photography for most of my… Continue reading

3.4 INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE

March 23, 2013 by Brian Lewis

Last week I experienced a flurry of e-mails that led to a commission to shoot the Raymond/Ogbue house in Cascade for the International Herald Tribune. The International Herald Tribune is the international edition of the New York Times. Jewel Fraser, a journalist from Barbados,… Continue reading

3.3 FEATURE PROJECT: THE LANTERNS SHOPPING CENTRE

February 28, 2013 by Brian Lewis

CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE ILLUMINATES THE BIMSHIRE SOUTH COAST

A new visitor presents a welcome contemporary façade among its conservative competitors. Barbados, with its strong British history, is well known for conservative colonial architecture. Gillespie + Partners, a firm of architects based in Trinidad and Tobago… Continue reading