Tag: Interior Design

Tag: Interior Design

Tigertail Ridge, Brentwood: Architectural Interiors With Susan Jay Design

A few weeks ago, I wrapped a great project with the renowned Susan Jay Design in Los Angeles. On a ridge in Brentwood, with views overlooking Los Angeles’ famous Getty Museum and Century City, this location was truly a stunner. Expansive views over all of LA, coupled with a fun yet restrained interior made this one […]

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Photographing Fig House: Los Angeles’ Coolest New Event Space

It’s true: I get to see some seriously cool locations. One of my favorites has to be the recently completed Fig House in Los Angeles. Located in Highland Park, Fig House touts itself as a bespoke events venue, catering to a wide range of clients; they do everything from weddings to corporate parties to photoshoots […]

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How To Photograph Real Estate, Interiors, And Architecture: Where Art Meets Architecture

After over six months in production, I am happy to announce that my tutorial ‘Where Art Meets Architecture: How To Photograph Real Estate, Architecture, and Interiors’ is finally available! I partnered up with Fstoppers.com to create a comprehensive eight-hour tutorial which covers so many facets of architectural and interior shooting.  I wanted to give my […]

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Mpkelley.com Now In Stock at HD Buttercup!

Some of my fine art prints have been made available at HD Buttercup, a showroom for all things interior design, located in Los Angeles and San Francisco. For those who don’t know, I also partake in quite a bit of attempted fine art photography forays, some of which can be seen here. It’s been awhile […]

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Photographing The Robb Report 2013 Ultimate Home

About a year ago, I was contacted by a few potential clients who wanted to get together and discuss the possibility of shooting a home still under construction. Of course – it sounded like any run of the mill project and the meeting would be a simple brainstorming session of ideas, finding out what angles […]

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Interiors Photography: Using Artificial Light To Create Mood And Remove Color Casts

Here is an example of what artificial light can do for an interior photo. While there are many instances where natural light may be all you need, this is a relatively common scenario that I see interior shooters struggling with on a regular basis. If you look at the natural light photo, it may look […]

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Photographing An Architecturally Significant Home: Pasadena Greene & Greene Built in 1911

I was recently awarded an incredible opportunity: photographing a Greene & Greene home in Pasadena that had been immaculately restored and maintained. I was contacted by designer Christine Kilian (who, notably, was a major force behind the architecture and design of the renowned Getty Museum), who wanted to document the home which contained her work. […]

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Traditional Mediterranean Orange County Home

Just wrapped up this shoot on an impeccably staged Orange County home – if only every shoot of mine was staged so well! We did a lot of lighting here to brighten up the interiors and really show off the design inside. Most shots had a 640ws light out the window shot through an umbrella, […]

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Stone Canyon, Bel Air Home Overlooking Wilshire Blvd

It’s been a really busy few months, and I am just now finding some time to catch back up on the blog. I’ve been shooting all over the LA area, from Thousand Oaks to Simi Valley, Bel Air and San Pedro. The diversity of architecture across this part of the country never ceases to amaze […]

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Photographing A Pasadena Remodel: A Modern Update In A Classic Town

One of my long time clients, Future Home Builders, recently finished this gorgeous remodel of a 1950s home in Pasadena. I absolutely adored the kitchen: the perfect size and just modern enough without being over the top. Clean lines and nice mood lighting made for a great environment. The lighting setup here was relatively simple, […]

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