michael k. wilkinson, photographs of architecture &


day-to-day peeks and glances, courtesy of Instagram
My current situation. On assignment in Bethesda MD. Nice clean floors in this garage. #lotus #alfaromeo4c #yellowSpirit 1.Spirit 3.Spirit 2.#nofilter abstract painting substitute 3.#nofilter abstract painting substitute 2.#nofilter abstract painting substitute 1.Photo by @g_20190 edit by @mkw4114Brookland.Brookland Arts Walk.Reflection and transparency. Brookland Arts Walk. #brooklandartswalkRed metal chair #3, in the wild, gone pink. #nofilterRed metal chair #2, in the wild, gone green. #nofilterRed metal chair #1, in the wild, gone purple. #nofilterSlot canyon at Kasha-Katuwe. The natural wonders are endless in New Mexico.Sandia Mountain near Albuquerque, as seen from Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks, near Santa Fe.I'll go a little bit Lo-Fi with this one, @spinzonedc ... 😊Extraordinary mountain cabin, exterior, hill side. Jemez Mountains.Extraordinary mountain cabin, exterior, lower pavilion. Jemez Mountains.Extraordinary mountain cabin, interior view, rear. At the base of tent rock formations. Jemez Mountains.Inspired by @g_20190, part 3.Inspired by @g_20190, part 2.Inspired by @g_20190 - I've definitely got my own distinct style, but increasingly I'm taking inspiration from the soft and organic visual language of my better half's work. And I'm getting better as a result.Cabin John, MD.They did it right when your photo of a building looks like a CGI rendering. Photo by @g_20190 edit by @mkw4114.Pea soup in the skies above Arkansas Avenue tonight. Lightning every once in a while. Something is brewing.Last few minutes of sunshine on Arkansas Avenue, looking across Piney Branch. Great time for a walk with the doglet. Bigdog decided to sit this one out. Her loss.My first shot today at an expanded bungalow in the AU Park neighborhood, before I switched the camera over to manual mode. F2.8 would NOT have done the trick. At least I had it set to record in RAW format. My first few exterior shots were in JPG and I had to reshoot them. Photographer's life. All good.Petworth.more



Michael K. Wilkinson is an architectural photographer based in Washington DC. Instagram is his creative outlet, and he uses it on a daily basis, sometimes hourly. We've plugged his Instagram feed into the space above this paragraph in the hopes of keeping the homepage fresh on a daily (sometimes hourly) basis. Please forgive any non-architectural, uninteresting or otherwise generally nonprofessional photographs in the Instagram feed. In particular, please forgive all the dog photos. Thank you.


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