Posts by Gary Summerton

Do you Need to Be Creating Video Marketing Content?

commercial photography, architectural photography, interior design photography, commercial interior design, commercial architectural photography

Do you Need to Create Content Marketing Videos For my latest blog post  I had intended to write about emerging trends in Architectural Photography with the goal of creating a top ten list. However my research led me down a very different path. The role that content marketing video play in our everyday lives.   …

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Licensing 101

All images created by a photographer are copyrighted. In order to legally share images with another party these images need to have a license issued by the creator ( Photographer).There are two ways to legally license a photograph for 3rd party usage. The most common way is to commission a commercial photographer to create images for the client. After…

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Understanding Copyright Laws

Bathroom Photography

CopyRights Understanding the world of copyright is often a confusing topic for many people, including the person who has created a work of art that is now protected under Copyright laws. What is the basic law? Copyright, “a form of intellectual property law, protects original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works,…

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Squechee Clean

Squechee Clean is a new commercial space located in Quechee, Vt. Designed by Barrett Architecture of White River Junction, Vt and construction by Trumbull/ Nelson of Hanover, NH.The design is a very traditional New England styled barn that happens to have a  laundry mat on the inside and a car wash on the outside. I was…

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Christmas at the Fells 2018

The Fells is the Historic Estate of Statesman John Hay.Hay  at age twenty-two was chosen as private secretary to Abraham Lincoln. He went on to serve as ambassador to Great Britain and served as Secretary of State under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. The Fells, named after Hay’s ancestral Scotland, is situated on a hillside in…

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Foremost Builders

Professional Interior Photography

One of many images from a recent photo shoot with Foremost Builders of Hanover NH. They did an amazing job of turning this 200 year old farm house into a beautiful home with the kitchen as the center piece.  While I have many images from this assignment ,this particular image is my favorite. The image…

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Why You Need to Blog

New England B&B

I know what you are saying who has time to be blogging. In order to effectively engage today’s audience having an active well written blog will help drive your website’s goggle rankings to the top of the charts. By regularly posting to your blog, goggle’s spiders will see that your site is current. An up…

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The Skilled Labor Shortage

Kitchen Renovation Photography

  There is no hiding the fact that New Hampshire and the country in generally are facing a major skilled labor shortage. There are many reasons for this. The majority of your current skilled tradesmen are close to retirement. High Schools have done a poor job of providing kids with options besides a four year…

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3 Challenges Facing the Hospitality Industry

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  Finding good help:   With very low unemployment rates in most of the country finding and retaining good help is one of the greatest challenges facing the Hospitality industry. A recent blog article on the Orbital Shift website notes “According to Talent Management and HR, one third of employees quit their jobs after only…

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Ten Architectural Trends for 2018


  Reuse of Old Buildings With the decline of retail and hundreds of closed Mill buildings throughout New England many developers are seeing an opportunity to reuse these buildings. Jackie Craven of ThoughtCo writes in a recent blog post: “Adaptive reuse, or adaptive re-use architecture, is the process of repurposing buildings — old buildings that…

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