"I have known Doug and his work for more years than I can remember. He continues to amaze me with his creative ability to take an image of my work using the lighting I designed. This is extremely important because, in my experience, most architectural photographers use too much fill light to achieve a quality image suitable for publication. However, as any lighting designer knows, that approach may show off the architecture and interior design but dilutes the lighting design. Doug will take that extra step required to capture the quality of good lighting in a photograph."
Michael K. Souter, FASID, IALD, LC
Luminae-Souter Associates, LLC

"Doug is one of the few architectural photographers practicing today with the ability to accurately capture the three dimensional nature of light in two dimensions. His keen sense of composition and use of contrast in his images has always proven to be infallible."

David Orgish
Peters & Myer

"The photography turned out incredible and it was truly a pleasure working with Doug. Making something out of nothing is what we accomplished and when thinking of architectural photography or any exterior building where so much is left to chance you want a pro who has been there and done that. The references I called prior to signing on the dotted line all recommended Doug very highly and you can count on me to do the same. Once again thank you."

Frank Manchen Director of Sales & Marketing Doubletree Hotel Division of Hilton Hotels San Jose, CA

"I have had the pleasure to watch Doug Salin at work for more than 10 years . He produced many beautiful pictures of my kitchen and bath projects. We have won awards on every project he has shot for us.. One of his great talents is to see the best shot and make it come to life in print. I thank him for his attention to detail. Using anyone else would be a compromise . He knows what the camera will see."

Sheron Bailey Curutchet, CKD, Allied ASID

"A professionally photographed portfolio is the single most important step a person can make towards a successful career. Doug Salin stands as the most creative and talented photographer I have ever worked with. It was necessary to retake all the photographs in my portfolio after our first shoot, seeing what is possible, and what was missing. Doug Salin sees and captures the richness of color, light and shadow. Working with all these elements he achieves drama, mystery and serene beauty. Doug Salin is able to work as a team member, guide, and visionary."

Lynn AugStein, Lynn Augstein Interior Design

"Salin's work shows how well he understands how light creates a cohesive environment. Sometimes the end effect he captures is tranquil or it is exciting but it is always the perfect image."

Randall Whitehead, IALD

"Doug is obsessed with details and creates beautiful photographs. He captures the feel of our lighting without the use of fill light. And he's willing to do whatever it takes to get the perfect image."

Larry French, IALD, LC
Patricia Glasow, IALD, LC Vice President Auerbach Glasow

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