BrianVandenBrink51, contributing photographer | February 27th, 2015
With a view like this one overlooking San Francisco Bay you should be careful to take full advantage of what you've got. This homeowner did so by making this sun drenched deck cantilevered off the back of the house, right out over the water. Some built in seating and an inviting chaise lounge complete the picture. In fact this scene was so inviting that Coastal Living magazine used it as a cover shot!
BrianVandenBrink51, contributing photographer | February 20th, 2015
One of the things I like most about living in New England is the variety and richness of its architectural heritage. Some towns are almost like an encyclopedia of early American architecture. This photograph taken in Wiscassett, Maine shows the fluted columns and ionic capitals of a Greek Revival church, juxtaposed against the (probably Italianate) house next door, complete with cupola on the roof. The overall effect of this architectural integrity and history is pleasing and inviting, and is a reminder of the importance of preserving our architectural inheritance...