A thousand words

If the old saying is true, our photos speak volumes. They tell our stories, share our emotions, and convey our thoughts. Capturing these moments for others to see is what I aspire to accomplish each day.

You can navigate the genres using the menu, but if your eyeballs are really hungry you can just scroll down to see the entire portfolio.


Architecture

These images were created for architects, designers, and leaders in the real estate and construction industries.

  • New Construction Light Painting and Retouching
    Red Door Homes of NC
  • Light Painting of a 1872 home moved from Greensboro, NC
    Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
  • Sotheby's International Real Estate
    Chester, CT
  • Photo shows example of Real Estate Marketing Photographer in North Carolina
    Palladium Apartments
    Chapel Hill, NC
  • Photo shows Interior Design Photography in NC by Bruce Johnson
    Sotheby's International Real Estate
    Essex, CT
  • Photo shows work by Bruce Johnson a New Construction Photographer in North Carolina
    New Construction Retouched
    Red Door Homes of NC
  • Photo shows work by Interior Design Photographer Bruce Johnson based in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC
    Palladian Lobby
    Chapel Hill, NC
  • Photo shows a Wakefield, NC interior by North Carolina's best architectural photographer
    Solar Energy and Design
    Wakefield, NC
  • photo shows work by building photographer Bruce Johnson working in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC
    Reedy Creek Mansion, Chapel Hill, NC
    Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
  • Photo shows work by professional photographer Bruce Johnson working in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC
    Preston-Woodall House
    Dunn, NC
  • Architectural Photographer Raleigh
    Light Painting
    Raleigh, NC
  • Photo shows fine architectural photography by Bruce Johnson in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC
    Summermill Club
    Greensboro, NC
  • Photo shows Interior Photography in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Cumberland Cove
    Raleigh, NC
  • Interior Photographer Bruce Johnson displays work from Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC
    Christie's International Real Estate
    Lyme, CT
  • Real estate photography in Raleigh by Bruce Johnson
    J. Whitney Huber Architects
    Essex, CT
  • Apartment Clubhouse by Commercial real estate photographer in North Carolina
    Falls Creek Conference Center
    Raleigh, NC
  • Industrial Real Estate Photographer in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC. Historical Ford Plant
    Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant
    Edgewater, NJ
  • Luxury Home Photographer in North Carolina
    Fonville Morisey
    Wake Forest, NC
  • Architectural Photography of Historical Property in North Carolina. Reedy Creek Mansion interior
    Reedy Creek Mansion, Chapel Hill, NC
    Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
  • North Carolina Historical Architectural Photography of Reedy Creek Mansion in Chapel Hill, NC
    Reedy Creek Mansion, Chapel Hill, NC
    Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
  • Historical Architectural Photographer in North Carolina
    Preston-Woodall House
    Dunn, NC
  • Interior Photography by Architectural photographer in durham, NC Bruce Johnson
    Summerhill Apartments
    Raleigh, NC
  • View of Ponce Inlet Light house by North Carolina architectural photographer Bruce Johnson
    Ponce de Leon Lighthouse
    Ponce Inlet, FL
  • Photography of WakeMed North by Architectural Photographer in Cary, Bruce Johnson
    WakeMed North
    Raleigh, NC

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Light Painting

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New Construction Magic

I paint with light giving each elevation the proper illumination. Often projects are the rendering of hundreds of individual exposures ensuring your project is always seen in the right light.


Commercial

These images were created to help businessses communicate with customers, employees and stockholders.

  • Northwestern Mutual Life
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Pfizer Cancer Research
    Groton, CT
  • Pfizer Leadership Team
    NY, NY
  • Laurence + Memorial Hospital
    New London, CT
  • Pfizer Inc.
    Groton, CT
  • Pfizer, Inc
    NY, NY
  • Cafe Lafayette
    Madison, CT
  • Zygo Industries
    Middletown, CT
  • Pfizer Inc.
    NY, NY
  • Laurence + Memorial Hospital
    New London, CT
  • Johnson & Johnson
    New Brunswick, NJ
  • Tampa Electric Corporation
    Tampa, FL
  • Northeast Utilities
    Meridan, CT
  • Cookbook Cover
  • Los Alamos Laboratories
  • Pfizer Clinical Affairs
    Groton, CT
  • Santa Claus
    North Pole
  • Mohegan Sun Casinos
    Uncasville, CT

Editorial

These images were created to report the news or to illustrate events of the day. They were published by newspapers, magazines and wire services around the world.

  • Philadelphia, PA
    Gentrification Protest
  • Philadelphia, PA
    Building collapse rescue
  • Lebanon, PA
    Asbestosis
  • Bynum, NC
    Folk artist Clyde Jones
  • Anna Maria Island, FL
    Series on the Senior Social Scene
  • Atlantic City, NJ
    Series on the Senior Social Scene
  • Cherry Hill, NJ
    Series on the Senior Social Scene
  • Tampa, FL
  • NY, NY
    East meets West---Village
  • Atlantic City, NJ
    George Burns
  • Atlantic City, NJ
    Father Guido Sarducci
  • Atlanta, GA
    Democratic National Convention
  • Medellin, Colombia
    Drug Bust
  • Medellin, Colombia
    Finca de Sicarios de Pablo Escobar
  • Medellin, Colombia
    Guardia member outside one of Escobar's safe houses
  • Medellin, Colombia
    Street child after curfew during a running gun battle on the streets of Medellin
  • Medellin, Colombia
    Home viewing for one caught in the crossfire
  • Wall Street, NYC
    Homeless on Sunday morning
  • Union City, NJ
    Rabbi Halberstam meeting with labor secretary
  • Tampa, FL
    Series on race relations in the new south
  • Tampa, FL
    Long term story on pediatric AIDS. See full story below

Portraits

These images were created for models, celebrities, business leaders

and just regular folks.


Wild Places

These images were created in wonderful wild places I visit to secure my sanity.

  • Island in the Sky, Canyonlands National Park by Raleigh Photographer Bruce Johnson
    Canyonlands National Park, UT
    Snow approaching Island in the Sky
  • North Carolina
    Green Tree Frog on Cannas
  • Shackleford Banks, North Carolina
    Wild Horses at High Tide
  • Grand Teton National Park, WY
    Cascade Canyon-8500 ft.
  • Zion Canyon National Park, UT
    The Watchman
  • Grand Teton National Park, WY
    Bison in a gathering storm
  • Kings Canyon National Park, CA
    Roaring River
  • Yosemite National Park, CA
    Half Dome Infared
  • Outer Banks, NC
    Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
  • Arches National Park, UT
  • North Carolina
    Castor Leaf
  • Roadside, UT
    Spring Desert Bloom
  • Yellowstone National Park, WY
    Bull Elk in the Firehole River
  • North Carolina
    Grandfather Mountain
  • Gran Canyon National Park, AZ
    Gathering Storm
  • Kings Canyon National Park, CA
    King River
  • Grand Teton National Park, WY
    Jenny Lake
  • Yellowstone National Park, WY
    Upper Geyser Basin
  • Outer Banks, NC
    Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
  • Yellowstone National Park, WY
    Lower Geyser Basin
  • Morro Bay, CA
    Morro Rock
  • Navajo Nation, North America
  • Grand Teton National Park, WY
  • Grand Teton National Park, WY
    River Otters in the Snake River
  • Grand Teton National Park, WY
    Oxbow Bend
  • Grand Teton National Park, WY
    Snow moving in
  • Grand Teton National Park, WY
    Teton Moonrise
  • Arches National Park, UT
    The Three Gossips
  • Wake Forest, NC
    Green Tree Frog on glass
  • Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
    HooDoo Sunrise
  • Yosemite National Park, CA
    Half Dome from Sentinel Bridge
  • Sequoia National Park, CA
    Black Bear Cubs
  • Snake River, ID
  • Martha's Vineyard, MA
    Beach Stones
  • Devil's Hopyard State Park, CT
    Morning in the Devil's Hopyard
  • Grnd Canyon National Park, AZ
    Canyon Spring
  • Sequoia National Park, CA
    Male Black Bear near Crescent Meadow
  • Merced River, CA
  • Zion Canyon National Park, UT
    Reflections of Canyon Walls
  • Zion Canyon National Park, UT
    Slot Canyon Switchback

A Pulitzer Nomination



Work

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Award winning photographer Bruce Johnson provides photographic services in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area of North Carolina. He spent 20 years as a Photojournalist in New York, Philadelphia and Tampa, covering the gamut of people, places, and events.   His eye for capturing the images that ‘tell the story’ garnered him numerous Pictures of the Year awards as well as two nominations for the Pulitzer Prize.

Bruce’s passion for photography continues to motivate his career segues in the ever evolving image creation marketplace.   For the past decade he’s nurtured his creative drive by splitting his time between commercial, portraiture and editorial photography for concerns throughout the world.  With a mission to insure that every customer’s expectations are exceeded, the adage ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ succinctly captures his brilliant talent.  Experience truly does make a difference!



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