The National, Autograph Collection hotel that’s open inside the historic First National Center building in downtown Oklahoma City is powered by a thorough renovation. The building is now a stunning 32-story masterpiece that has drawn attention from well-known firms like Flick Mars, NE Development, EverGreene Architectural Arts and ADG. The 1.1 million-square-foot property has so […]
Setting the Scene Two hours South of Dallas along the majestic rolling hills of the Texas countryside, you enter a small town called Cranfill Gap. Nestled amongst the hills lies a secluded sanctuary called Red Dog Ranch. As you walk along the beautiful rolling hills you are greeted with prickly pear cactus, cedar wood, bluebonnets,
In March this year, Rihanna opened one of the first Texas-based brick-and-mortar stores featuring her new lingerie collection. This Grammy Award-winning musician and fashion designer first launched Savage X Fenty in 2018 on Instagram. Today, the company is valued at $1 billion. This brand is popular for its gender and body inclusion and is part
Delta Hotel Santa Clara, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio, is an urban resort situated at the heart of Silicon Valley. Thanks to its exquisite location and commitment to excellent service, it’s been many travelers’ favorite destination. And now that the hotel has got its Flick Mars transformation, we expect that even more people will hurry
Architectural Photographer Notes The warm glow of the light illuminating underneath the sidewalk outside the Barfield Hotel project provided the allure to enter. As I began this photographic journey to highlight the Barfield Hotel, I knew this project would be unique. Traveling down the 16 steps with a faded Paramount Recreation Club logo appeared along
Renasant Convention Center in Memphis With its 300,000 square feet of flexible exhibit and meeting space, Renasant Convention Center is one of the largest buildings of its kind in Memphis. As such, it’s not a surprise that every architectural photographer wants a look at it, as well as an opportunity to take pictures of it.
Project Info Client Harpeth Square & Hotel Location Franklin, Tn Project Year 2021 Project Team Smith Gee StudioR.C. Matthews Contractor906 Studio Architects + Interiors Project Overview Just a couple blocks from Downtown Franklin’s public square, the 119 room Harpeth Hotel is part of Hilton’s Curio Collection hospitality brand. Curio Collection by Hilton includes a number of hotels
Project Info Client Ferrand Design Location New Orleans Project Year 2016 Surface Area Project Team Interior DesignerFerrand DesignArchitectGraham Little StudioContractorGuild CarpentryMuralistCindy MathisCustom Brass FixturesE Kraemer Historic bywater Gem Reimagined The storied Country Club of New Orleans gets a masterful upgrade that references local art and culture while maintaining its original grandeur By Lisa LeBlanc-Berry Built
Strategy comes first In a recent survey 47% of marketers in the building community stated that their biggest obstacle to online marketing was a lack of strategy. Unfortunately, that statement is also true with nearly every decision that is made for a company. I want to help you avoid those common pitfalls when it comes
It was an honor to be able to highlight the interactive cocktail museum, Sazerac House wins historic award, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Even happier to share the news of the 2020 Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation for the project! The newly renovated 51,987 sq ft Sazerac House is a state-of-the-art interactive cocktail museum, active distillery, corporate headquarters,
I have been communicating with clients right now about the covid-19 virus and work from home policies and photo possibilities. As some of those business institute work from home policies, there could be opportunities to photograph commercial spaces without people. It can be challenging to get photos of commercial spaces as clients want to move
Commercial projects for March 2020 in New Orleans will include each of the following: Our Lady of the Lake, Ochsner Hospital, Bernhard Corporate Offices, NOLA Airport, The Saenger Theatre, Tulane Campus, The Jung Hotel, Benson Tower, Scarlet Pearl Casino, Palace Casino, University Medical Center, Louisiana Cancer Research Center, New Orleans BioInnovation Center, and Edna Karr
Step One – Finding the right school There are many paths to where and how we become who we are. I knew that I wanted to become a photographer but I certainly wasn’t sure of how to go about it. Most people have a hard time knowing how to begin a new life journey. Finding
Constantly searching? Finding your visual representative should be about more than finding a “good” photographer. An architectural photographer should work with you to help achieve the highest levels of promotional potential through consistency of project imagery and be able to find solutions to any challenging exterior presented. As one client told me who won a
It was an honor to be able to provide architectural imagery for the recently completed Texas A&M Engineering Quad! This site will be the future of innovation and influence many aspects of our lives. The quad opened on Sept 7th, 2018 which is a beautiful green space to meet, study, relax and eat. It is
Chad Chenier Photography is happy to be an Expo Sponsor at the 2019 ASID Design Summit in Jackson, Mississippi being held March 29th and 30th at the Westin Jackson. Visit ASID website to learn more how to join them for future learning summits. The ASID Design Summit will provide professionals the opportunity to network with
Chad Chenier Photography is very happy to announce that we are a PSMJ corporate sponsor for the National PSMJ “Thrive” event this year being hosted at The Royal Sonesta in New Orleans from Oct 2nd – Oct 4th. This event inspires, celebrates, and energizes success in the business of architecture, engineering, and construction. The conference
Happy to work along with Ty Larkins Interiors to highlight more of his work for a high-quality promo piece! The photo above was the cover shot from his personal residence of his living room. Ty Larkins needed a strong vertical image that would draw the recipient into the promo piece and we provided it. Ty
Special thanks to Wayne Troyer Architects: Wayne Troyer, John Guarnieri, and Julie Babin for coordinating this photo shoot! There are some really interesting details to this project so I encourage you to go to my website and view the other selected imagery from this project. For more cultural significant projects, visit my cultural portfolio to
Image above from Artist Peter Yokum’s home in the heart of the French Quarter of New Orleans. The home was featured in the movie Benjamin Button as well as JFK. Check out more New Orleans residential imagery on our interior design portfolio at chadchenierphotograph.com. Louisiana is a great place to find naturally made movie sets!
Special thanks to Franchise Development Coordinator, Natalie Johnson as well as Kelly Fontenot for helping to coordinate this photo shoot. The new Smoothie King is located at 1910 SW RailRoad Avenue in Hammond, Louisiana. If you are in the area, stop by for a refreshing drink! Inquire about getting your commercial space photographed today!
Maria Hardeveld has created a home that you’d wonder if you were caught inside an Anne Rice novel! The furniture inside the home brings showcases the age and mystic of the New Orleans cultural and past. See more of the home featured as part of the “Passionate about Antiques” story inside of Our Louisiana Magazine.
You won’t see too many views of New Orleans like this home! A transformation of an old, historic clock tower into a rustic master-piece floating above the skyline of New Orleans. Thanks to Toni Wendel and the home owners for providing insight into this project!
One of the most dominent defensive ends in the NFL, Will Smith, opens up his home for a photo shoot with Our Louisiana Magazine. As the Saints head for another championship, I thought it would be nice to take a peak behind the scenes. More images available for viewing under portfolios on the home page!
Special thanks to HMS Architects and First Finish for their stunning new completed project at the Courtyard by Marriott at 300 Julia street – downtown New Orleans. Special thanks to Amy Savoie at HMS Architects for helping to coordinate the project. Click on the image above to see many of the images from the photo
Wanted to thank the staff at Springhill Suites along with HMS Architects and First Finish for working out another project in downtown New Orleans. Next time you are in New Orleans, stop by and see the masterful remodel at 301 St. Joseph Street at Springhill Suites.
Many of my old clients have been aggravated with viewing my email updates on their iPhones and iPads. Today I am unveiling a new iphone/ipad site that will work with finger gestures. It will be very easy to view all of my portfolios and contact information. Now you have no excuses not to explore my
North Methodist Church project turned out really well thanks to David Cangelosi at Cangelosi-Ward General Contractors, Richard Brown at Bani, Carville, & Brown Architects, as well as Traci LaMoyne at LaMoyne Design Associates along with all of their staff members. More imagery can be viewed at my website – chadchenierphotography.com. Everyone will enjoy this new
Former Governor Edwin Edwards is enjoying life again in his home state of Louisiana. Photos showcase his life in Ascension Parish with his new wife Trina and her two sons Logan and Trevor. Edwards has stated that he had recently been approached by Democratic leaders regarding the upcoming gubernatorial election. Edwards is precluded from running
Take a moment to enjoy all of the images taken during the photo shoot at the Eric Hess home featured over a year ago. It’s one of my favorites and has great style and architecture. Eric has an amazing company called Hess Marketing on Poydras street in the C.B.D. Chet Pourciau was the designer involved
Wanted to thank everyone involved with the 11th Decorators’ Show Home. It was a great benefit for Hospice of Baton Rouge. I have a special place in my heart for hospice after my grandfather and grandmother passed away. Special thanks to Ty Larkins ( photo above ) as well as: Rogers and McDaniels Dixon Smith
Wanted to say thanks again to Paulette Rivas for her style and hospitality during the Our Louisiana photo shoot and cover shot for the magazine. The title for the story was restoring a victorian and it was done beautifully. Our Louisiana maintains its excellence with interior design photography but is also expanding its coverage to
Take a walk through the streets of Havana and Trinidad with imagery from Cuba this Friday evening from 6 to 9 pm at Frameworks Gallery located at 8501 Highland Road.
Sean Cummings asked me to photograph the latest look at the International House Hotel as they prepare for mardi gras in the city of New Orleans. It is always a festive time of the year and they are ready for visitors.
Thanks to HMS Architects for a second project to photograph a remodel at the Courtyard by Marriott in Covington, Louisiana. HMS Architects produces another great remodel for the lucky visitors to the state of Louisiana. Looking forward to showing more projects with HMS Architects later this year.
The Acadiana Symphony Women’s league and River Ranch Development partnered to work with area designers to benefit the Acadiana Symphony for 2010. I was able to photograph 3 different styles: a traditional home, loft, and cottage. Special thanks to Albarados Fine Furnishings, Jodi Bolgiano, Mallory Page Chastant, Dunn’s Designs, Gerilyn Lytal Roth Interiors, Jeffery McCullough
5 Continents Bed and Breakfast photoshoot – Thanks to Jess Beaty for allowing me to photograph his historic property located on Esplande near the French Quarter. It is always a treat to photograph a home with many different themes but with style and elegance.
Interior designer Amy Savoie at HMS Architecture helped coordinate an opportunity to photograph a remodel at Courtyard by Marriott on St. Charles. Looking forward to working on another project with HMS Architecture. Special thanks to Charles Montgomery for giving the go ahead on this project.
Many architecture companies want to showcase some of their finer projects. I would recommend hiring a professional photographer to do so. The image below is a great example of how Chad Chenier Photography can add architecture with a wow factor! This particular image was taken over about 45 minutes to an hour. It included 16
Exploring the architecture at the Marigny Manor House in New Orleans, Louisiana with an exterior photograph can be very challenging. This shot brings out the full drama of the building by using multiple exposures and waiting for the time of day to cooperate. The photographic techniques used are essential to making this shot come alive.
Interior photography presents challenges for many professional photographers who don’t photograph them regularly. A word of caution in finding a professional photographer to photograph your next architectural project. Make certain that your photographer specializes in this type of photography. I have been working with architects, interior designers, and builders for over 5 years now. This
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