Exterior twilight view of the North Augusta Municipal Center
Interior view of the staircase at the North Augusta Municipal Center
Interior view of the council chambers at the North Augusta Municipal Center
Exterior twilight view of the Memphis (Hernando de Soto) Bridge
Interior view of the skylight and staircase at MNPDHQ + FSC
Interior twilight view of the skylight and staircase at MNPDHQ + FSC
Interior view of the break room at MNPDHQ + FSC
An overall view of the building across the greenspace, with the “timeline” walkway at the NASA Space Flight Center
Exterior twilight view of the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center
Interior view of the welcome desk and seating area at Patrick AFB
Interior view of the family health desk at Patrick AFB
Interior view of the sitting area at Patrick AFB
Exterior daytime view of the connecting walkway at the City of Columbia Parks & Recreation Administration and Community Building
Exterior twilight view of the fire department at the Columbus Metropolitan Airport ARFF
Exterior daytime view of the fire department at the Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Facility
Interior view of the technology hub at Williamson Safety Center
North Augusta Municipal Center | Evening Portrait
Boudreaux
North Augusta Municipal Center | Central Staircase
Boudreaux
North Augusta Municipal Center | Council Chambers
Boudreaux
Memphis (Hernando de Soto) Bridge | Twilight View toward Arkansas
Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority
Metropolitan Nashville Family Service Center | Skylight and Staircase
TMPartners, PLLC
Metropolitan Nashville Family Service Center | Skylight and Staircase at Twilight
TMPartners, PLLC
Metropolitan Nashville Police Headquarters | Break Room
TMPartners, PLLC
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center - Huntsville | Building Portrait
TMPartners
NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center | Twilight Building Portrait
TMPartners, PLLC
Patrick Air Force Base | Welcome Desk and Seating Area
CBRE Heery, Inc.
Patrick Air Force Base | Family Health Desk
CBRE Heery, Inc.
Patrick Air Force Base | Waiting Area
CBRE Heery, Inc.
City of Columbia Parks & Recreation Administration and Community Building | Connecting Walkway
Quackenbush Architects + Planners
Columbus Metropolitan Airport | Air Rescue and Fire Facility
Michael Baker International, LLC
Chattanooga Airport | Air Rescue and Fire Facility
Michael Baker International, LLC
Williamson Safety Center | Communications Room
TMPartners, PLLC
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North Augusta Municipal Center | Evening Portrait<br>Boudreaux
North Augusta Municipal Center | Central Staircase<br>Boudreaux
North Augusta Municipal Center | Council Chambers<br>Boudreaux
Memphis (Hernando de Soto) Bridge | Twilight View toward Arkansas<br>Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority
Metropolitan Nashville Family Service Center | Skylight and Staircase<br>TMPartners, PLLC
Metropolitan Nashville Family Service Center | Skylight and Staircase at Twilight<br>TMPartners, PLLC
Metropolitan Nashville Police Headquarters | Break Room<br>TMPartners, PLLC
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center - Huntsville | Building Portrait<br>TMPartners
NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center | Twilight Building Portrait<br>TMPartners, PLLC
Patrick Air Force Base | Welcome Desk and Seating Area<br>CBRE Heery, Inc.
Patrick Air Force Base | Family Health Desk<br>CBRE Heery, Inc.
Patrick Air Force Base | Waiting Area<br>CBRE Heery, Inc.
City of Columbia Parks & Recreation Administration and Community Building | Connecting Walkway <br>Quackenbush Architects + Planners
Columbus Metropolitan Airport | Air Rescue and Fire Facility<br>Michael Baker International, LLC
Chattanooga Airport | Air Rescue and Fire Facility <br>Michael Baker International, LLC
Williamson Safety Center | Communications Room<br>TMPartners, PLLC
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Government

We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.

Winston Churchill (Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

If one is a diligent archeologist, and has the gumption to spelunk in the archives of the Library of Congress, and one has waaay too much time on their hands, one may be rewarded with unearthing the first known photograph of a government building.  Entitled United States Capitol, East Front Elevation, the brittle Daguerreotype shows the Capitol with its former copper-sheathed wooden dome, and is the earliest surviving photograph of the building.  It was taken in 1846 by John Plumbe, Jr.

Several government buildings were among the first edifices in the nation’s capital to be recorded by the relatively new medium of photography. Plumbe operated a studio in the mid-1840s, and was the first professional photographer in Washington, D.C.

Fast-forward about 175 years.  Today, the photography of government buildings spans an incredible array of architectural styles and types, administered by diverse (and sometimes multiple) jurisdictions, with protocols, permissions, and security requirements.  Although we’ve not been at it for 175 years, our experience is broad and deep, having worked with our clients on a gamut of project types ranging from municipal and county facilities, to law enforcement and infrastructure, to photographing on a nuclear submarine base. 

Due to the nature of some facilities, we are frequently subject to strict security screenings to gain access to photograph.  Security restrictions can limit the public distribution of photographs, therefore the portfolio selection above is only a sampling of our depth and breadth of experience on government projects.

Years from now, when some intrepid excavator is mining the wealth of imagery within the Library of Congress, they may come across some of the photos that we’ve crafted for our clients.  Perhaps they will pause their search for just a moment to appreciate one or two of our images, recognizing the care and attention that went into crafting each, and utter “nicely done.”  John Plumbe would be proud.

Creative Sources Photography | Atlanta Architectural Photographers

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