Erik Freeland is a freelance architectural photographer based in New York, NY. His work includes architectural photography, interior photography, commercial photography, and retail photography. His work has appeared in many publications and publishing outlets. To name a few: Architectural Digest, The New York Times, Fortune, TIME, Elle, and Metropolis Books.
He is a long-time member of AIAP, The Association of Independent Architectural Photographers.
His work was recently featured in the monograph The Qualities of Duration: The Architecture of Phillip Smith and Douglas Thompson.
Erik was born in Richmond, VA. After receiving a BFA in Photography at The Rochester Institute of Technology, he was hired as a staff photographer by US News and World Report magazine. He covered national and international events, including political campaigns, conflicts, travel stories, and working in the White House covering President Clinton. Erik's love of photography spread to architectural photography. There he can explore the elements that attracted him to photography originally: light, form, composition, moment.
Erik lives on the Upper West Side in Manhattan with his wife, the writer Nina Burleigh, and two children.
Erik's photojournalism work can be seen here: www.freelandphoto.com