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

3.2 HIRING THE ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHER: PRE-REQUISITES

February 28, 2013 by Brian Lewis

What are the main points you would want designers to know before contacting an architectural photographers? It is useful to have some guidelines on how to navigate the commission of architectural photography. Some advance information and analysis will go a long way towards a… Continue reading

3.1 BRANDING LUMIS

February 28, 2013 by Brian Lewis

Over the years of practice as an architect I have come to the realization that my brand is my reputation and that everything I am is my brand. When I decided to launch into architectural photography as a formal business I decided that it… Continue reading

2.3 FEATURE PROJECT: SME UTILITY PROJECT

January 28, 2013 by Brian Lewis

Sometimes the journey can be as interesting as the destination. So here we are, Mark, Brien, Kevin and myself in Martinique after a fairly grueling boat journey from Trinidad via St. Vincent and St. Lucia. We rent this tiny little French car and load… Continue reading