michael k. wilkinson, photographs of architecture &

interiors

day-to-day peeks and glances, courtesy of Instagram
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Not all scouting visits are created equal. Scouting visit, commercial buildout, Arlington VA. 25 November 2014.Selfie. Scouting visit, commercial buildout, Arlington VA. 25 November 2014.Ladder (2). Scouting visit, commercial buildout, Arlington VA. 25 November 2014.Ladder (1). Scouting visit, commercial buildout, Arlington VA, 25 November 2014.Pantry shelf. Scouting visit, commercial buildout, Arlington VA, 25 November 2014.Scouting visit, commercial buildout, Arlington VA. Sorta can't get enough of this place.Scouting visit, commercial buildout, Arlington VA. 25 November 2014. Clients: greg(g) horgan architecture, HITT Contracting.Scouting visit, commercial buildout, Arlington VA. 25 November 2014.Scouting visit, Arlington VA. 25 November 2014.One of my favorite scouting visits in a long time. Pretty sweet commercial buildout in Arlington VA. This is going to be an awesome shoot.Nini is a stunningly beautiful dog. On the planet where she came from, maybe.Love this tapestry because (1) it's beautiful and (2) it throws awesome shadows on the stair wall.Portraits with backdrop and lighting usually result in at least one selfie. Here, two-in-one. You're welcome.Finally made it into the meeting of the US Commission of Fine Arts to review a Pop Up development across the street from Lake Arkansas Bar & Grille.Dusk, National Building Museum.Still waiting our turn at the US Commission of Fine Arts. Good thing it's at the National Building Museum.Waiting impatiently to meet the United States Commission of Fine Arts to argue against a pop-up being proposed nearby.They're assholes AND they're stupid. I don't lock my cars. Pull the door handle. Take what you want. Sigh. Life in the city. #mazda #miata #1990Rainy Days and Mondays Always Get Me Down. Making the best of a dreary day by scouting an upcoming shoot with @dcmdb. And, by imagining Karen Carpenter's beautiful voice coming out of the car radio...Just love that little old boy. As long as he's on a trickle charger, I can leave him for weeks and when I turn the key, he starts right up, ready to go. Today, a packy run. Need bourbon for the winter. Good job, old boy. #porsche #911sc #1980One of my favorite IG captions ever, @krisbsix, and one of my favorite IG dogs ever. Let's call it an early #TBT. 9/16/2011. Miles of Smiles.CHAIR (fence)FENCE (chair)I need help. I just bought three more Airstreams on eBay. Luckily, didn't have to drive to Minnesota to get these ones. #airstream #vintageairstreamEscalator under construction.Visiting M&D in Fredericksburg.Looks a lil bit like a painting to me. New Castle IN. #airstream #vintageairstream #savetheairstreamsSunrise at the western edge of the Eastern Time Zone, near Indianapolis. #airstream #overlander #vintageairstream #savetheairstreamsSee flashers in the distance? Ran out of gas about a mile short of the Pilot Travel Plaza. Takeaway: don't believe the miles-to-empty readout on your #Chevy #silverado. Got a new gas can and a good walk out of it, though. #airstream #overlander #vintageairstream #vintage #savetheairstreamsRest stop, north of Madison Wisconsin, on I94e/I39s. #1957 #airstream #overlander #vintage #vintageairstream #savetheairstreamsIn the second hour of our 20-hour return trip from Minneapolis with the If you can understand how excited we are to be picking up this 1957 Airstream Overlander, imagine how excited the original owner must have been on September 3, 1957. #airstream #overlander #1957 #vintage #vintageairstream #savetheairstreamsYes, @christopherlmoslof, we're switching out the old tube tires on split rims for safe new tires. Old ones were from 2001. Co-pilot @dcmdb was tempted to try to do the 1175 mile drive on the old ones, but the worrying Virgo won him over.more

 

 

Michael K. Wilkinson is an architectural photographer based in Washington DC. Instagram is his creative outlet, and he uses it on a daily basis, sometimes hourly. We've plugged his Instagram feed into the space above this paragraph in the hopes of keeping the homepage fresh on a daily (sometimes hourly) basis. Please forgive any non-architectural, uninteresting or otherwise generally nonprofessional photographs in the Instagram feed. In particular, please forgive all the dog photos. Thank you.

 

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Yes, that was a photography pun. Sort of. Sorry. Carry on.

 

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