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Mar 30 2016
Article by: Tampa Architectural Photographer Brian Swartzwelder

A study of the concept and a trained eye are two sources that are needed for a successful architectural photography session. There also needs to be enough experience and technical knowledge so there can be a creation of amazing photos that will show the charm of a home, like yours.

Architectural photography is an art form that requires near protection, and it demands accuracy and patience in order to create the best images. 

When you are looking for an architectural photographer to capture various images of your model homes, you will need someone who has an appreciation for aesthetics. You also want a photographer who has a great understanding of lighting and the impact natural lighting can have on your photographs. 

To some people who do not have that much experience or training make look at architectural photographs and think that the process is simple and that anyone can do on a nice day. However, achieving perfection through photographs requires skills, understanding, experience, and the right equipment. 

There is a high demand for architectural photography, especially with the various forms of marketing available to home builders. These photographs can be used on websites, social media platforms, brochures, company profiles, etc. 

Your chosen architectural photography should view the experience as something that he or she will love to fulfill. Architectural photography requires an appreciation and love of what is being photographed. 

If you are looking for an architectural photographer to photograph your homes for your marketing campaign, do not hesitate to contact us today.

Mar 23 2016
Article by: Tampa Architectural Photographer Brian Swartzwelder
Project Location: Philadelphia

Do you love meeting new people? Especially prospective homeowners who are looking for builder model homes? Accepting meetings with new people is a great way for you to answer all of their questions and allow them to get a feel for the types of homes you build. Meeting various people is also a great way for you to understand the type of dream home a homeowner desires.

Unfortunately, there are some homeowners who are not able to meet with you in person. Some of them are not able to see your homes because they live in another state, but are considering buying one of your homes in the state you are in. Others are extremely busy and are not able to meet with you during your operating hours. 

This is why so many home builders offer various custom high-end virtual tours and other online resources to help them get a great feel for your homes. Every potential homeowner can walk through your homes without walking out of their own front door. 

We all know how quickly technology is evolving. This is why it is important for you to hop on the train and use technology to your advantage. The custom high-end virtual tours we will provide you will allow your prospective buyers to easily navigate through the homes with only the touch of their fingers. 

If you would like more information about custom high-end virtual tours, we would love to discuss this with you. Contact us today for more information. 


Mar 18 2016
Article by: Tampa Architectural Photographer Brian Swartzwelder


Melissa A. Chaumont is the new Senior Account Manager at Grey Street Studios, Inc., a

nationwide architectural photography company based in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Astounding

single-family and multi-family housing architectural photography is the hallmark of Grey Street

and they have brought a personal touch to every project since 2001.


“Grey Street Studios has been built over the last 15 years on solid business relationships and

exceptional customer service.  I am excited and honored to have Melissa on our team to further

develop these relationships and help guide us to an even stronger company.”

-Brian Swartzwelder, Owner


Chaumont is a proud Tampa native, where she studied at USF and began her career in

marketing.  Her continued interest and involvement in planning and development led her to a

career in the building industry.   She is now taking on the role of client relations and marketing

at Grey Street Studios. Chaumont is well known for her abilities in team building and project



“It is a privilege to remain in the building industry as vital part of Grey Street Studios.  I look

forward to not only contributing to our talented team but also developing even stronger

customer service and business relationships with our valued clients.” says Melissa.

Contact Melissa today at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  




Mar 09 2016
Article by: Tampa Architectural Photographer Brian Swartzwelder
Project Location: Washington D.C

 We live in a world where there is a large dependence on technology and the internet. Since there is such a high dependence on technology, it is important for businesses or websites to market themselves properly. 

Architectural photography provides you with images that showcase your model homes in the perfect lighting. Architectural photographers know how to capture the outside and inside lighting. With perfect lighting and the right equipment, the photos of your home will look absolutely flawless. The right images of your homes or home projects will attract more potential home buyers.

It can be difficult for you to capture the true essence of your home with the traditional photography. You need high-quality photographs that will showcase your creative ability and the gift of building homes. You want to use these photos as a way to showcase every angle of your homes, and you want to highlight all the features that you know will attract buyers. 

When you want to showcase the entire building process, from beginning to end, you will certainly be on the winning side when you choose to use architectural photography. You can use these images to promote your homes and your entire business.

If you do not already have a professional website to showcase your homes, you should certainly consider creating one. Many people rely on the internet for information. So, if you have a website they can go to, you will be able to improve your brand and the amount of homes that are sold. 

If you want to present high-quality photos of your homes, contact us today to find out how an architectural photographer can make a difference in your online presence.

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