Commercial Real Estate Photography

April 18, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Architectural photography for a commercial real estate project. The goal of this photo was to highlight the anchor tenant in a strip mall, present it as a clean space free of distractions, and to show people shopping at the store.

Commercial Real Estate | New Orleans, Louisiana Architectural Photographer Mark BienvenuCommercial Real EstateArchitectural photography for a commercial real estate project.


Louisiana Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects

March 13, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

The Louisiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects held their annual awards ceremony on March 13, 2017.  I was fortunate to have been involved with two projects that won awards this year.

 

IBM Rooftop Terrace by Ryan McKnight of McKnight Landscape Architects won a Merit Award in the Built Environment / Commercial category.

IBM Rooftop Terrace wins ASLA Award | Landscape Architecture Photographer Mark BienvenuIBM Rooftop TerraceRyan McKnight of McKnight Landscape Architects sits in the space he designed. This project won a Merit Award at the 2017 Louisiana Chapter ASLA awards ceremony.

LASM Yazoo Plaza designed by Brian Goad of Suzanne Turner Associates won a Merit Award in the Built Environment / Urban Design category.

LASM Yazoo Plaza wins an ASLA award | Landscape Architecture Photographer Mark BienvenuLASM Yazoo PlazaBrian Goad of Suzanne Turner Associates sits in the space he designed. This project won a Merit Award at the 2017 Louisiana Chapter ASLA awards ceremony.


Downtown Greenway North Boulevard Promenade

December 31, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

The Downtown Development District announced the opening of the North Boulevard Promenade and held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newest section of the Baton Rouge Downtown Greenway on December 28, 2016.  The promenade consists of a two lane bike path and a separate walking path in the median of North Blvd. It begins in front of the Old Governor's mansion and extends to I-110.

Baton Rouge Downtown Greenway | Landscape Architecture Photographer Mark BienvenuNorth Boulevard PromenadeNorth Boulevard Promenade section of the Downtown Greenway provides bicycle and walking paths on North Blvd across from the Old Governor's Mansion. Baton Rouge Downtown Greenway | Landscape Architecture Photographer Mark BienvenuNorth Boulevard PromenadeNorth Boulevard Promenade section of the Downtown Greenway provides bicycle and walking paths on North Blvd across from the Old Governor's Mansion.


Baton Rouge Fog

December 28, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

Christmas at LSU Tiger Stadium

December 25, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

Sunset view of Tiger Stadium on Christmas. LSU swaps out the purple & gold lights with green & red lights every year. Photographing it at sunset after a light rain really added a nice touch.

LSU Tiger Stadium | Louisiana Photographer Mark BienvenuLSU Tiger StadiumChristmas lighting on Tiger Stadium suring sunset.


Cocha

December 22, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

One of my old friends recently made the move from Los Angeles back to Baton Rouge to open a restaurant in the downtown area. Cocha will be serving "locally sourced food with globally inspired flavors". I was there for the December 22 soft opening and took a few pictures of the space.

Cocha | Louisiana Hospitality Photographer Mark BienvenuCocha RestaurantCocha Restaurant in Downtown Baton Rouge Cocha | Louisiana Hospitality Photographer Mark BienvenuCocha RestaurantCocha Restaurant in Downtown Baton Rouge


Louisiana State Capitol Self Portrait

December 19, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

Using one of the Downtown Baton Rouge parking garages to frame the Louisiana State Capitol and provide a nice backdrop for a rare self portrait.

Louisiana State CapitolLouisiana State CapitolView of the Louisiana State Capitol through an opening in a nearby parking garage.


Dow Chemical Plant Flaring

December 16, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

The Dow Chemical plant in Plaquemine, Louisiana made the regional news early in December when a chlorine leak caused flaring and lots of smoke that was visible for miles. Dow got local news coverage two weeks later when an issue with a compressor caused flaring to happen again. This was the view during the second incident.

Dow Chemical FlaresDow Chemical FlaresFlaring at the Dow Chemical plant in Plaquemine, Louisiana is visible under the Horace Wilkinson I-10 bridge over the Mississippi River.


Cortana Kiwanis Christmas Parade

December 10, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

Corporate Christmas Parties

December 09, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

The first couple of weeks in December are always filled with corporate Christmas parties and I work a few of these every year with shots ranging from candid event photography to posed portraits. These shots were taken at Warehouse 535 in Lafayette and at the Renaissance Hotel in Baton Rouge.

Warehouse 535 | Louisiana Event Photographer Mark BienvenuCorporate Christmas PartyEvent photography for a corporate Christmas party at Warehouse 535 in Lafayette, Louisiana. Renaissance Hotel | Baton Rouge Event Photographer Mark BienvenuCorporate Christmas PartyEvent photography for a corporate Christmas party at the Renaissance Hotel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.