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2018 Spaces Third Place Winner Profile – Kevin Cruff

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Seattle, Washington http://www.cruffphoto.com/ Images © Kevin Cruff Architect: Frank Gehry “The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain” Third Place – Series ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Kevin Cruff: F-8 and be there! The beautiful architecture illuminated with such dramatic natural lighting – your intuition as a photographer runs wild! The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain by architect Frank Gehry is pure 3D poetry in motion. The day we visited late last December…

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2018 Spaces Third Place Winner Profile – Ward Russell

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Santa Fe, New Mexico http://www.wardrussellphoto.com/ Image © Ward Russell “Arches and Domes of Abu Dhabi” Third Place – Self Promotion / Personal ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Ward Russell: ARCHES AND DOMES OF ABU DHABI captures a sense of the beauty and grandeur of the interior and exterior spaces of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. It accommodates over 40,000 worshipers. I…

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2018 Spaces Third Place Winner Profile – Will Austin

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Bellvue, Washington http://willaustin.com/ Image © Will Austin “Leavenworth Home” Third Place – Advertising ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Will Austin: It was a commercial shoot for the architect. ASMP: Is there anything unique about your style or approach? WA: I love to make dynamic images at the edge of the day and night. But this is a late night shot. ASMP: What type of lighting did you use for this image…

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2018 Spaces Third Place Winner Profile – Alan Karchmer

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Washington, D.C. https://alankarchmer.com/ Image © Alan Karchmer National Museum of African American History and Culture, Freelon/Adjaye/Bond/SmithGroup Architects National Museum of African American History and Culture Third Place – Editorial ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Alan Karchmer: The patterned corona that surrounds this building is most often considered from the exterior but if also functions as a veil framing views from the interior. This building is such an important symbol architecturally and…

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2018 Spaces Second Place Winner Profile – Elliott Kaufman

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Brooklyn, New York http://ekaufman.com/ Images © Elliott Kaufman “Abandoned” Second Place – Series ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Elliott Kaufman: That these buildings and spaces which had an important former and important life had fallen into disrepair and became forgotten gems of our culture. Whether they were roadside cafes, grand court houses, power generators or legitimate theaters they each had a unique quality and opportunity for unique photography. ASMP: Is there…

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2018 Spaces Second Place Winner Profile – Viraj Andrew Bunnag

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Hua Hin, Thailand https://www.vbunnagphotography.com/ Image © Viraj Andrew Bunnag The Grand Staircase Second Place – Self Promotion / Personal ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Viraj Andrew Bunnag: I love the symmetry of this interior space with all the arches and the staircase leading towards the sculpture. I intentionally wanted to capture this image in monochrome because the lighting was very dramatic. ASMP: What type of setting do you prefer? VAB: Mostly manual settings…

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2018 Spaces Second Place Winner Profile – Irvin Serrano

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Biddeford, Maine https://irvinserrano.com/ Image © Irvin Serrano “Coastal Home” Second Place – Editorial ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Irvin Serrano: The location speaks for itself. This was a unique project in many ways given that it had a great team behind it and the construction budget was unparalleled. This provided the build/design team with the opportunity to really showcase their talents. Our team decided that one day on this location was…

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2018 Spaces Second Place Winner Profile – David Lauer

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Denver, Colorado http://www.davidlauerphotography.com/ Image © David Lauer Designed by Studiotrope Design Collective Corky Colors Second Place – Advertising ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? David Lauer: The buildings unique colored stripes and it’s close proximity to the busy Colfax Avenue gave me the idea of traffic light streaks unifying the building to its environment. In addition I wanted to show other activity of people in the building as well as on the…

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2018 Spaces First Place Winner Profile – Alan Karchmer

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Washington, D.C. https://alankarchmer.com/ Image © Alan Karchmer University of Southwest Louisiana Natatorium, Ashe Broussard Weinzettle Architects University of Southwest Louisiana Natatorium First Place – Editorial ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Alan Karchmer: The pool is the heart of this campus recreation center and has a quality of serenity about it. I used the reflective surface of the pool in an uncharacteristically still moment to mirror the calm order and pattern of…

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2018 Spaces First Place Winner Profile – Viraj Andrew Bunnag

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Hua Hin, Thailand https://www.vbunnagphotography.com/ Image © Viraj Andrew Bunnag Abstract Organic White First Place – Self Promotion / Personal ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Viraj Andrew Bunnag: I was always fascinated by the Sagrada Familia. The huge scale of the interior space was stunning. Looking up towards the ceiling I wanted to capture the vastness of this space from a lower angle. I was inspired by some scenes from a few…

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