Photography for Green Howards Museum Renovation

In the centre of Richmond you can find the little military museum for the Green Howards infantry regiment of the British Army. Having just undergone a major refurbishment over the past year it is now once again open for business. We were asked by the builders to pop along and take some images of their handiwork. The building used to be a church and as historic builders William Anelay were well placed to apply their knowledge of period renovation to create a sympathetic yet practical renovation.

We were tasked with creating a set of photographs that demonstrated the range of works, from the installation of flooring, lighting and cabinetry, to stairs and masonry work. Only the stairwell and the meeting room contained any natural light and we had to carefully control exposure with filters and blending in post-production to ensure that detail was retained from the black beamed ceilings to the spot lit exhibits. Museum renovation photography requires careful consideration to be given to compositions. The exhibition spaces are usually set up to provide information on an exhibit by exhibit level and it can often be difficult to portray in a wider setting. With careful consideration to focal length, height and

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In Photographs | A renovated York Hotel Interior

Hotels encompass almost the complete package when it comes to property photography. Bedrooms, bathrooms, lobbies, restaurants, bars and exteriors all need to captured. All this usually on top of working around guests and staff. It’s important to portray the personality of the hotel at the same time as creating photographs that jump out at prospective guests when they are trudging through the hundreds of images of various hotels when looking for a place to stay. As York Hotel Photographers we are experienced in bringing out the best your hotel has to offer. We know the bits to focus on that will come across best to potential guests and the experience to ensure they are captured beautifully in your photographs.

On this shoot we were photographing for the builder that had completed the works who were looking to demonstrate

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Boutique hotel – Blacklight display photography

We shot a really interesting installation in a boutique hotel in York. The room featured a display invisible to the naked eye under normal light but after switching on the black-light tubes the artwork was revealed. This was one of the highlights of the shoot with each room offering a unique theme. If you’d like to check it out for yourself why not pay them a visit next time you are in York (don’t forget to hook us up for a coffee while you are here).

 

The Fort – York – www.thefortyork.co.uk