Architectural Interiors

TV station Green room.
Hotel reception area and adjacent lounge with fireplace.
Expert technicians inspect and maintain Rolls Royce jet engines in massive jet hanger.
NFL Philadelphia Eagles Game Film Theatre
Hotel suite Living Room
Inside of tent style pool enclosure.
Hotel Swimming pool with spa
efficient little sailboat galley with eggs and berries ready to make hotcakes
Helm of multimillion dollar Viking Yacht at Atlantic City in-water boat show.
Bay front dinette with green wicker furniture
Philly Eagles Nova-Care conference room
conference room Deloitte Manhattan business furniture track lighting
Hospital operating room and equipment
Basement bar, wine cellar and theatre
Photographer Gene Smith takes a break from photographing the Ruth Bennett House in Chester, PA by Jefferson Moon, AIA for the PA DOT. The Ruth Bennett House and school was a place where Dr. Martin Luther King first ministered while still in Seminary in Chester, PA.
University theatre with movie screens
Upscale jewelry store interior
seagull painting-hardwood floor-seashore mansion-bayfront realestate
NBC Green Room
Marriott Cherry Hill Reception Area
Air Works Rolls Royce Engine Shop
NFL Philadelphia EAGLES Game Film Theatre
Marriott Hotel Room
FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES Marriott BONVOY Hotel suite Living Room
Marriott Lobby
Pool Enclosure
FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES Marriott BONVOY swimming pool and spa
Breakfast Galley on sailboat
Viking Yacht Interior
Waterfront Dinette
EAGLES NFL Team Conference Room in Nova-Care Center
Deloitte Manhattan Conference Room
PandaProjects Music Studio
Virtua Operating Room
Home Basement Wine Cellar, Bar and Theatre
Photographer Gene Smith at Work
Princeton University Theatre
Jewelry Store Interior
Seashore mansion hallway
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I cut my teeth in the Interior Architectural Photography business making interior architectural photography for architects while still in college. At that time I used the large format “view” cameras and learned all of their complicated adjustments to extend focus and control perspective.  In those days, with film, it was not possible to get professional interior photography results without a truck-load of theatrical hot lights, a crew of assistants, cords, control boxes, and a good amount of luck generated from years of experience.

It IS possible today, with modern digital equipment used properly, to make the necessary exposures along a range of exposure values and combine them in post production and make a photographic illustration superior to anything made in the film days.

That’s saying a lot considering the vast scientific and artistic knowledge required by interior photographers of yesterday. In the past excellent photographers were sought out to “bring out the original design intent” of the architect and interior designer and some came pretty close. Today the photographer, using all of his digital palettes, is able to capture the actual look of an interior without trampling the original design with the artificial light required back then to get a usable exposure on film.

With modern digital cameras, Tilt and Shift articulating lenses duplicate many of the adjustments photographers used with their adjustable view cameras.

I use the tremendous line of Tilt and Shift lenses from Hartblei/Zeiss optics in Germany and the fantastic TSE tilt/shift lenses from Canon.

I’m very proud to be a featured photographer on the Hartblei/Zeiss optics company website in Germany.

I’m the only American photographer with this endorsement.

If you would like to know more about my interior architectural photography please call me at 609-870-6727.


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