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We are glad to see that ArchDaily has posted the Esto Video Reel.

Architectural photography combines journalism, craftsmanship and art. Now with video, the Esto photographers expand their experience in documenting architecture to include motion and the passage of time. With carefully considered points of view, their footage explains the richness and variety of inhabited spaces and of buildings in context.

Regardless of the medium, the photographer’s responsibility remains unchanged: to capture and convey the nature of architecture. We consider video a complement to still photography. The view may pan over a scene; there may be movement within the frame itself. The images flow in a lively sequence that seems to match our hurried world.

Conventional photographs allow the viewer to explore each image. In a glance, one can see the basic content. Then, with more time, one can identify various layers of meaning. Further investigation can reveal what’s beneath the surface. The viewer realizes that the image is a selected piece of reality: one sees what’s in front of the lens and can infer what’s been omitted.

The new Esto reel includes clips by Jeff Goldberg, David Sundberg and Albert Vecerka. There are time-lapse elements and video footage shot from the ground, from neighboring buildings and from the air. The reel was prepared by Frederick King of Fountainhead Transmedia.

Check out the video here and the ArchDaily post here.


At Esto we are excited to announce that we are now working with moving images to describe architecture and the passage of time.

To see video and time-lapse images that augment conventional descriptions of space and time, take a look at the short reel we’ve prepared.

With energy and liveliness, these clips by Jeff Goldberg, David Sundberg and Albert Vecerka use moving images to describe architecture.

The material was filmed in New York and in Tokyo, from the ground and in the air.

There is a new Esto Gallery at Architect Magazine: Staircases.

From Alex Hoyt: This slideshow presents some of the most stunning examples of this declining art form, from the corkscrewing entryway to a famed Le Corbusier housing unit to the swooping steps of a Bernard Tschumi, FAIA, concert hall, all captured by Esto photographers.

Read Alex Hoyt’s article and see the full gallery at Architect Magazine.

Albert Vecerka photographed the new Diana Center at Barnard College for Weiss/Manfredi Architects. In conjunction with the assignment, he created a video tour of the campus and of the building.

See more images here.