Bright and Bountiful – Sandifer’s Ponte Vedra Kitchen Remodel

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One last architectural shoot for the week – this time we’re featuring another shoot with our friends from Sandifer Custom Homes.  This kitchen remodel took an older, dated, closed-in kitchen and opened it up, brightening the space and providing ample seating options for the family.  While the space itself isn’t gigantic, the area was utilized well to maximize the usable area in an intuitive and logical way.  Perhaps my favorite part of this kitchen is the use of a beautiful slab of Alaskan white granite.

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Heartwarming & Historic – Williams House Guestroom Shoot

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This week has been all about architectural shoots.  just last night we had the pleasure of spending the evening with our friends at Amelia Island Williams House – an historic 1856 Antebellum home that’s now a wonderful bed and breakfast owned and skillfully operated by Deborah & Byron McCutchen.  We first met the couple when photographing the Amelia Island Cookie Tour – their house was one of the stops.  So, when they recently spent some time renovating a few of the rooms, they gave us a call to capture the new look for these gorgeous historic guestrooms.   As with most old homes, space is a premium, so I was really glad we had our new architectural wide angle lens while up there – it really helped out!

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As always, be sure to check out all the great photos below – and if you enjoy our photos, please share this blog with your friends and help us get the word out!

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Making Your Back Yard a Home – Sandifer’s Outdoor Living Oasis

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This week, we had the great opportunity to work with a new architectural client, Sandifer Custom Homes on the beautiful outdoor space you see above.  This Mediterranean-inspired design features an azure pool and hot tub with custom in-pool bar, a nicely equipped outdoor kitchen, and some properly stunning fire features.  Gorgeous in any light, the space is transformed at night into a warn and welcoming paradise.

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As always, be sure to check out all the great photos below – and if you enjoy our photos, please share this blog with your friends and help us get the word out!

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Want to see more of our architectural work?  Check out our full portfolio at pro.deremerstudios.com/architecture.html.

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Dostie’s Creative and Classic Palencia Model Home

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Last Friday I had the chance to work with our friends from Dostie Homes on another one of their absolutely stunning model homes – this time in the Palencia neighborhood.   Dostie Homes again teamed up with the very talented Josie Myers, owner of Ms. J Design, and the combination of this great floor plan and Josie’s artist’s eye for interior design makes for one great model!  Be sure to check out all the unique details – from the use of some great accent colors, to the gigantic two story foyer – and don’t overlook the really neat super-sized landing / sitting area and adjacent office.

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Be sure to check out all the great details in the gallery below – there is a lot to take in!  And, as always, check out some of our favorite shots from this shoot below.

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Dostie’s Bright and Bold Mandarin Jewel

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This past week we had the opportunity to work with Dostie Homes on another one of their great custom homes in the Mandarin area.  Elements of note in this home include three bays of ultra-wide sliding doors that blend the line between indoor and outdoor living, as well as some really innovative fixtures and accessories that nicely compliment the overall design.   As always, check out some of our favorite shots from this shoot below.

Want to see more of our architectural work?  Check out our full portfolio at pro.deremerstudios.com/architecture.html.

Copyright 2013 Deremer Studios – Jacksonville, FL
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Dostie’s Warm and Welcoming Las Calinas Model

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We once again had the pleasure of shooting a beautiful Dostie Homes project – this time a wonderfully designed and decorated model home in the new St Augustine neighborhood of Las Calinas.   While I enjoy all our architectural projects, there is nothing quite like shooting a well designed and staged home – as was certainly the case with this great property.  Dostie Homes teamed up with talented interior designer Josie Myers, owner of Ms. J Design, to highlight the great potential this open floor plan home has to offer.

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Be sure to check out all the great details in the gallery below – there is a lot to take in!  From design elements like the coffered ceilings, intricate moldings and innovative use of nooks and spaces, to the perfectly paired furniture, fixtures and accessories that give each room their own distinct personality – this home is really worth not only a visit here on the blog, but an actual tour should you find yourself in the St Augustine area.   And, as always, check out some of our favorite shots from this shoot below.

Want to see more of our architectural work?  Check out our full portfolio at pro.deremerstudios.com/architecture.html.

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Dreambuilder’s Newest: Welcoming and Warm Architecture in Jacksonville Beach

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Early last week, we had the pleasure of shooting another splendid new home from Dreambuilder Custom Homes.  This new house was designed alongside another Dreambuilder home (see below – to the left of the image).   Though not a gigantic house by beach standards, the open floor plan, strong lines and tall ceilings make for a spacious and welcoming environment.

2013 08 Architecture Dreambuilder Home 19Dreambuilder’s Modern Take on the Classic Farmhouse

As we have come to expect from Dreambuilder, this home has a great combination of premium elements that really add to the overall chic appeal of the house.  Please feel free to check out some of our favorite shots from this shoot below.

Want to see more of our architectural work?  Check out our full portfolio at pro.deremerstudios.com/architecture.html.

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Dreambuilder’s Modern Take on the Classic Farmhouse

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Next up on our Catch-up Cavalcade is this gorgeous home from Dreambuilder Custom Homes.  This modern take on the quintessentially American farmhouse takes elements of the traditional style and merges it with a modern flair.  This was also the second house where we used our new elevated photography capabilities to capture the house from a variety of angles (such as the one above).

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The modern farmhouse theme was carried indoors, where details like the farmhouse apron sink (above) captured that classic look. As with all Dreambuilder homes, this house came with all sorts of extras – from elegant storage solutions to little details that make a world of difference.  As always, check out some of our favorite shots from this shoot below.

Want to see more of our architectural work?  Check out our full portfolio at pro.deremerstudios.com/architecture.html.

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Dostie Homes’ Mediterranean Twins Fit for a Queen

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Late last week, we spent the evening with Dostie Homes, photographing a pair of their Mediterranean-inspired homes in Jacksonville’s Queen’s Harbor neighborhood.  This particular part of Queen’s Harbor is built around an alley system with deep, narrow lots, however despite the geographical restrictions, Dostie managed to create two stunning, spacious 3000+ square foot homes that feel anything but narrow.

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As part of our continued efforts to expand our capabilities, we invested in one of those expanding step ladders that allow us to shoot from a height of 13 feet with ease – allowing for elevated shots (top) – and providing for a unique perspective.  We also experimented with multiple lighting sources with this shoot, which helped us to light distant areas more evenly and provide some creative lighting ideas to the shoot.  As always, check out some of our favorite shots from this shoot below.

Want to see more of our architectural work?  Check out our full portfolio at pro.deremerstudios.com/architecture.html.

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Dostie’s Gorgeous Glen Kernan Home

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On Monday we had the pleasure of shooting another great piece of architecture for our friends at Dostie Homes in Jacksonville’s Glen Kernan community.  The weather wasn’t as cooperative as we had hoped, but it wasn’t as rough as we have had it in the past either – so, we made the most of it and overall, I think things turned out quite well.

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The interior of this million dollar home was filled with many surprising extras and unique design elements, such as this amazing study above.  Dostie is always big on small details – making the overall aesthetic impressive.

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Lastly, we have a bit of a bonus.  Next door to the house we were shooting is another Dostie home recently completed.  It’s footprint is similar to one of the first houses we photographed for Dostie (Dramatic Dostie Home is Pablo Creek), and the homeowner was nice enough to allow us a few exterior photos.  Above is my favorite shot, complete with a speeding flock of geese.    Check out some of our favorite shots from this shoot below.

Want to see more of our architectural work?  Check out our full portfolio at pro.deremerstudios.com/architecture.html.

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Lancome’s High Fashion in Amelia Island, FL

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This past week, we had a pop-up opportunity to provide photography coverage for a Lancome Paris event hosted at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.   We covered both evenings for the group of several hundred.   The first night included a gigantic (inflatable) moon and a very special mini-show where they unveiled the never-before-seen Alber Elbaz line, due to be introduced to the public in several months (thus the blurry bits of the catwalk photos).

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On the second evening, the group hosted a seriously stunning gala, complete with over 1,000 candles lining the gorgeously decorated tables.  The evening had a split purpose – to honor many of the company’s top achievers and to wish a fond farewell to their outgoing president, Serge Jureidini.  I think they succeeded in achieving both goals quite well!  Below are some of our favorite shots from the event – enjoy!

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Panoramic Views & Gorgeous Details with Dreambuilder Custom Homes

Dreambuilder Custom Homes recently completed construction of their latest project – a beautiful two story home in Jacksonville Beach, FL. They had us out last week to photograph this great project.  The weather on the evening of the shoot was really quite splendid and allowed for great lighting both indoor and out.  Sean Starr (Dreambuilder’s President) designed this home from scratch with a really impressive attention to detail and some impressive creativity that really makes this home shine.

One of my favorite spaces in this house was the kitchen/living room area (above).  The space was full of windows that light up the room beautifully during the late afternoon.  Another unique feature was the round tower with wrap around windows that give you a 270 degree view of the quiet little neighborhood on both the first a second floors.  Check out all our favorite shots from the shoot below:

Want to see more of our architectural work?  Check out our full portfolio at www.deremerstudios.com/arch.html.

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Tuscan Inspiration with Dostie Homes

If you live in Northeast Florida, you know Friday was one of those all-day dreary sort of rainy days.  Thursday also happened to be the day we had scheduled to shoot Dostie Home’s latest project in Palencia, just outside of St Augustine proper.  We usually like to schedule backup days for just such weather situations, but due to the fact that the homeowners were moving in that night, we weren’t able to.  So, we made the call to give it a try – a decision I was seriously questioning as I sat for 45 minutes in rain-slowed traffic on a 4 mile stretch of 9A.

But as you can see from the photos, the weather actually worked out quite well.  The nice thing about overcast skies is that they act like a 10,000 foot diffuser, which helps to balance both interior and exterior lighting.  Of course, getting the pretty sky photos may be out of the question, but you can still get some really unique shots.  And this home certainly made my job easy!  It was filled with great design elements, as well as classy upgrades and a gorgeous square-accented bathroom.  Plus, the manufactured stone on the fireplace (which I love) is the same as you’ll find if dining at Seasons 52.  Check out all our favorite shots from the shoot below:

Want to see more of our architectural work?  Check out our full portfolio at www.deremerstudios.com/arch.html.

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Check us out at: Pro.DeremerStudios.com (Commercial) or DeremerStudios.com (Wedding & Portrait) |  904-744-1103  |  nate@deremerstudios.com

Mediterranean Symmetry with Dostie’s Latest Home

Just last night, we had the pleasure of shooting another wonderful residence for our friends at Dostie Homes.   This one, located in Palencia, is a Mediterranean-inspired two level home with twin two car garages (very appealing to a guy like me!).  We photographed this house pre-furnishings, so you’ll clearly be able to see all the unique details and creative design that went into this home.

This home has some great extras, like outdoor kitchen, GE’s latest line of Cafe appliances, gorgeous views of the golf course, and floor-to-ceiling cabinetry.  But for me, by far, my favorite extra was the corner sliding glass doors.  Not only do these doors complete disappear behind the wall when opened, but in the kitchen area, the doors are mounted at the corner, making a gigantic opening that really blends the two living spaces amazingly well.

Check out all our favorite shots from the shoot below:

Want to see more of our architectural work?  Check out our full portfolio at www.deremerstudios.com/arch.html.

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Building up Your Defenses – Property Armor Shoot



Last week, we had the pleasure of shooting Property Armor’s latest creation – the X90.  This versatile piece of hardware is designed to thoroughly protect a wide range of HVAC compressors (the outdoor part) from the increasing threat of copper thieves.  The best part – it is fully adjustable and assembles in just 90 seconds!

To highlight these unique features, we shot the unit on a white backdrop, taking photos as we assembled (shown above) and expanded the unit.   Then, in post production, I edited out all the shadows and imperfections, lined everything up nicely, and put it into the animated GIF you see above.

For more information on Deremer Studios design services, check out our site: www.deremerstudios.com/design.html

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