Visions Entries

Architectural photography of retail spaces is more than creating images. Visions is intended to showcase my procedures, thoughts as well as current and archived work. Please feel free to return again as this is frequently updated.  You can recieve the email version by signing up here.

Photography of Nomad by Mark Steele Photography Inc
October 27, 2020

Photographing the Light

Considering the overall lighting of a space is critical when photographing its atmosphere.  Not enough fill and shadows lack details, woodgrains become muddy and bright colors drab.   ...
Sonic
September 25, 2020

Sonic

In the post Covid world of restaurants, Inspire Brands has launched the new Sonic Delight prototype in Tahlequah, OK.  Designed by Change Up Inc, the new site features touch-less ordering, ...
Artwork Website
July 7, 2020

Artwork Website

Most people know me as a retail interior photographer, although in a past life I did quite a bit of studio work, graphic design photography, people as well as art.  Staying busy with the ...
Photography of Verizon Next Gen by Mark A Steele Photography Inc
March 12, 2020

Visions 10 — Lighting

Two things within the last few weeks have made me think about lighting and the way it concerns architectural photography.  First was an email from a portrait/wedding photographer who had been ...
Belk Exterior Mansfield TX
March 3, 2020

Belk Exterior Mansfield TX

Spring is coming fast upon us and once again we start thinking about getting outdoors.  With that said I wanted to talk about exteriors, more notably a recent exterior for Belk designed by ...
Visions 09 — Design Intent
February 25, 2019

Visions 09 — Design Intent

The January/February 2019 issue of Retail Environments Magazine features an article I wrote concerning my take on photographing branded spaces. In it, I explain how I find the importance of the ...
Retail Environments Magazine Jan/Feb 2019
February 5, 2019

Retail Environments Magazine Jan/Feb 2019

Retail Environments Magazine's January/February 2019 issue ran an article I wrote concerning my take of the photography of Branded Spaces.  Please follow this link to see  the mobile version ...
The Container Store Makes VMSD November 2018 cover
December 4, 2018

The Container Store Makes VMSD November 2018 cover

I'm pleased that my images of The Container Store, photographed for FRCH and The Container Store, were featured in the VMSD November, 2018 cover story. You can read the article here, and view ...
Visions 08 — Focusing on the Brand Story
October 17, 2018

Visions 08 — Focusing on the Brand Story

One detail of how my website differs from other photographers is that I tend to show entire photo shoots for each site rather than a few images from many projects.  The main reason I do this is ...