Capturing Retail Spaces

We have extensive experience capturing a variety of retail spaces. From restaurants to movie theaters, big box stores, car dealerships and everything in between, we know what it takes to get exceptional shots.   

Studio Movie Grill

 Location: Pearland, Texas Developer: Read King Commercial Real Estate

Location: Pearland, Texas
Developer: Read King Commercial Real Estate

Miramesa

 Location: Cypress, Texas Developer: Read King Commercial Real Estate

Location: Cypress, Texas
Developer: Read King Commercial Real Estate

Teas Crossing

 Location: Conroe, Texas Developer: Read King Commercial Real Estate

Location: Conroe, Texas
Developer: Read King Commercial Real Estate

Houston Astros Defend The Title

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The Astros are defending their title, and you can support them. Check out this link to purchase single-game tickets. 

Capturing Big Brothers Big Sisters of Houston

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Houston

 Location: Houston, Texas Architect: Method Architecture General Contractor: DMAC Construction

Location: Houston, Texas
Architect: Method Architecture
General Contractor: DMAC Construction

West End Church

 Location: Houston, Texas Architect: Studio Red Architects General Contractor: Arch-Con Corporation

Location: Houston, Texas
Architect: Studio Red Architects
General Contractor: Arch-Con Corporation

Reliant Pediatrics

 Location: Katy, Texas General Contractor: A&F General Contractors

Location: Katy, Texas
General Contractor: A&F General Contractors

Tips to Plane Photography

Next time you're flying, try these tips for capturing the perfect photos through a plane window. Click the photo to read more, courtesy of Fstoppers.

Capturing St. Helen's Catholic School & Bayway Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge

St. Helen's Catholic School

 Location: Pearland, Texas General Contractor: Brookstone Construction Architect: Studio RED

Location: Pearland, Texas
General Contractor: Brookstone Construction
Architect: Studio RED

Bayway Chysler/Dodge/Jeep

 Location: Pasadena, Texas Architect: Goree Architects General Contractor: Wier Enterprises

Location: Pasadena, Texas
Architect: Goree Architects
General Contractor: Wier Enterprises

Medical Center & Downtown Skyline

 Location: Houston, Texas

Location: Houston, Texas

New Year, New Projects

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Need a project captured? No matter how unique your space is, we love partnering with you to tell its story. Email Geoff to book a shoot. 

A Successful Year In Review 2017

Thank you to our clients and friends for another wonderful year. Click the image above to see some of the projects we've captured in 2017.

Much To Be Thankful For

Laci & Maggi

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Geoff's faithful companions during late night editing sessions and shoot preparation.

EADO Bike Co. 

This east side gem helps Geoff keep his bike in top shape for exploring and capturing Houston.

World Champion Houston Astros

The team earned history and provided a morale boost to our city by beating the Red Sox, Yankees and Dodgers in a historic World Series run.

New Opportunity - Rice Mill

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Geoff recently purchased a 9,000-sf rice mill in Sealy, Texas. Follow The Sealy Mill on Facebook to learn more about the project as it progresses. 

Our Clients

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Most importantly, we are thankful for you. Thanks for your continued support and decision to use our services. We love partnering with you to capture unique projects. Email Geoff if you need to schedule an upcoming shoot. 

Capturing Memorial Hermann Plaza & Smart Financial Centre

Memorial Hermann Plaza

 Location: Houston, Texas Architect: Kirksey

Location: Houston, Texas
Architect: Kirksey

Rice University Office Building & Garage

 Location: Houston, Texas Architect: KieranTimberlake Architects General Contractor: JE Dunn

Location: Houston, Texas
Architect: KieranTimberlake Architects
General Contractor: JE Dunn

The six-story, 66,710-sf Cambridge office building provides work spaces for up to 295 and the exterior design features terracotta fins to control the amount of natural light reaching offices. The east side of the building attaches to the garage and includes 496 parking spaces. 

Texas Medical Center Hotel - Construction

 Location: Houston, Texas Architect: GHJ Construction

Location: Houston, Texas
Architect: GHJ Construction

Smart Financial Centre

 Location: Sugar Land, Texas Architect: Martinez + Johnson Architecture / Studio Red Architects

Location: Sugar Land, Texas
Architect: Martinez + Johnson Architecture / Studio Red Architects

The flexible, 210,000-sf performance venue features an adjustable seating capacity ranging from 6500 seats to 2900 seats and includes optimized sight lines.

Need a project captured?

 Need a project captured? No matter how unique your space is, we love partnering with you to tell its story. Email Geoff to book a shoot.

Need a project captured? No matter how unique your space is, we love partnering with you to tell its story. Email Geoff to book a shoot.

Capturing Awty International School Early Learning Center

Awty International School

 Location: Houston, Texas General Contractor: JE Dunn Construction

Location: Houston, Texas
General Contractor: JE Dunn Construction

Salvation Army Emergency Center

 Location: Conroe, Texas Architect: Turner Duran Architects

Location: Conroe, Texas
Architect: Turner Duran Architects

Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center

 Location: Houston, Texas Architect: Curry Boudreaux Architects

Location: Houston, Texas
Architect: Curry Boudreaux Architects

Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union

 Location: Katy, Texas Architect: Turner Duran Architects

Location: Katy, Texas
Architect: Turner Duran Architects

Places In Texas To Beat The Heat

Night Game at Minute Maid Park

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Beat the heat by enjoying a night game at Minute Maid Park.

Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern

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If you're looking for a unique experience, check out Houston's underground cistern.

Marriott Marquis Pool

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Cool off in the Marriott Marquis' Texas-sized, and Texas-shaped lazy river.

Levy Park

Enjoy some shade at the newly renovated Levy Park.

Wait For Sunset

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When all else fails, stay indoors and wait for the sun to set, like Geoff did to capture this shot.

Capturing St. John Vianney Catholic Church & Cemex

St. John Vianney Catholic Church

 Location: Houston Architect: Turner Duran Architects

Location: Houston
Architect: Turner Duran Architects

The renovation and expansion includes interior changes to the main worship center and the adjacent chapel, and a new exterior entrance plaza with a landmark bell tower. 

Rosehill Christian School Activity Center

 Location: Tomball  General Contractor: Brookstone Architect: Jackson Galloway Architects

Location: Tomball
General Contractor: Brookstone
Architect: Jackson Galloway Architects

"These are way better (photos) than I thought possible. You’re a magician.” 
- Baker Galloway, Jackson Galloway Architects

Memorial City Aerials

 Location: Memorial City, Houston Client: MetroNational

Location: Memorial City, Houston
Client: MetroNational

Cemex

 Location: West Houston Architect: Inventure Design

Location: West Houston
Architect: Inventure Design

Cemex’s new, 80,000-sf U.S. headquarters is located at 10100 Katy Freeway. The building features cement fixtures, furniture and floors and houses 160 employees.

Main Street Activity

 Client: Hines

Client: Hines

We enjoyed this fun shoot capturing the activity occurring on Main Street, around Hines' 609 Main. 

Rice Building

 Location: Sealy, Texas

Location: Sealy, Texas

Geoff recently purchased a unique, 9,000-sf rice mill in Sealy, Texas. Stay tuned for progress photos as the space evolves.

Capturing Levy Park & West Memorial Place

Levy Park

 Location: Houston's Upper Kirby District Landscape Architect: The Office of James Burnett

Location: Houston's Upper Kirby District
Landscape Architect: The Office of James Burnett

The redeveloped park includes curated, year-round programming, native landscaping, interactive water features, a performance pavilion, event lawn, community garden and dog park.

West Memorial Place 1 & 2

 Location: Houston's Energy Corridor Client: Skanska

Location: Houston's Energy Corridor
Client: Skanska

Located on 12 acres in Houston’s Energy Corridor, West Memorial Place boasts a beautiful campus setting. The buildings are designed to be LEED Platinum Certified and will consume 30% less energy than typical baseline buildings. 

The Warrant Building

 Location: Houston's Warehouse District Architect: Prevot Design Services Interior Designer: Pamela Hope Designs

Location: Houston's Warehouse District
Architect: Prevot Design Services
Interior Designer: Pamela Hope Designs

The Warrant Building was originally built in 1910 for the Lone Star Bottling Company and now provides office space. The building is walking distance from The University of Houston, The Heights Hike & Bike Trail, Houston Metro and White Oak Bayou Greenway. 

Drones in The AEC Industry

Goldman Sachs Research estimates that, between 2016 and 2020, the U.S. construction sector alone could spend $1.3 billion to purchase 44,300 drones and supporting equipment and software. Check out this BD+C article to learn more and let us shoulder the regulations and drone logistics to provide you with the perfect shots. 

Capturing The Marriott Marquis & Main Street Theater

Marriott Marquis Pool

 Landscape Architect: Clark Condon

Landscape Architect: Clark Condon

The Texas-shaped lazy river sits 110 feet above Downtown Houston. The deck also includes an infinity pool, spa and fitness center, bar and grill, and pavilion.
 

Main Street Theater

 General Contractor: Arch-Con Corporation Architect: Studio Red Architects

General Contractor: Arch-Con Corporation
Architect: Studio Red Architects

The intimate 5,700-sf theater includes a highly flexible black box and additional support space. 
 

Carvana

 General Contractor: TEAL Construction

General Contractor: TEAL Construction

Carvana's car vending machine allows users to rent a vehicle through their unique system. 

Superbowl Leaves a Lasting Legacy

Our city did a fantastic job hosting this year's Superbowl and the G.Lyon team loved capturing the festivities. Click the photo above to read a Houston Chronicle article about the lasting effects of the big event.

Capturing West End Church & EcoPark

West End Church

 Location: Houston, Texas Architect: Studio Red General Contractor: Arch-Con Corporation

Location: Houston, Texas
Architect: Studio Red
General Contractor: Arch-Con Corporation

West End End Church, has been a part of the Houston community for over 100 years. The project team worked diligently to upgrade the worship center and educational center while preserving original building elements. 

EcoPark

 Location: IAH General Contractor: Teal Construction

Location: IAH
General Contractor: Teal Construction

Located on Will Clayton Boulevard, the parking facility brings an additional 2,200 covered parking spaces to the IAH area.

Ha Long Bay

Geoff captured this video of Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. Click to take a tour of the beautiful spot.

Southeast Asia

 Location: Hoi An, Vietnam 

Location: Hoi An, Vietnam 

Geoff recently had the pleasure of touring Southeast Asia. Over the next few weeks we'll bring you snapshots of some of the incredible sights he experienced. 

National Geographic Best Photos of 2016

As we kick off the new year, take a few minutes to enjoy National Geographic's 52 best images of 2016. Click the photo below to see more. 

Snapshots From A Successful Year

Thank you to our clients for another successful year. We've captured everything from Class A high rises to boutique interior spaces, and we have loved every minute of it.

Capturing Driscol Schools & Tuloso-Midway High School Agriculture Complex

Driscol Elementary & Middle School

 Location: Driscol, Texas Architect: VLK Architects

Location: Driscol, Texas
Architect: VLK Architects

Twelve small buildings were consolidated into one renovated complex that includes space for administration and for the community. Unique design elements from the original gym, built in the 1940s, were preserved including the center court dragon emblem, now displayed in the library. 

 Location: Driscol, Texas Architect: VLK Architects

Location: Driscol, Texas
Architect: VLK Architects

VLK Architect Angel Rivera notes that "When the old gymnasium was demolished, we didn't just throw out everything. The whole basketball court was saved, reclaimed, and utilized in the new school. The original center court dragon emblem, which is Driscoll's mascot, is on the wall in the library and the maple court floor from the old gym is used in the new display cases and interior finishes in the archways and collaboration areas."

"Additionally, the beams that were holding up the old gym were also utilized as exposed beams in the main hallway, vestibules, and around door openings throughout the building, connecting the old with the new in a sentimental and inspiring way."

Tuloso-Midway ISD Agriculture Complex

 Location: Corpus Christi, Texas Architect: VLK Architects

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Architect: VLK Architects

The new Agriculture Complex houses steer pens, pig and sheep/goat pens, poultry pens and rabbit pens. 

Bethke Elementary School

 Location: Katy, Texas Architect: VLK Architects General Contractor: Gamma Construction

Location: Katy, Texas
Architect: VLK Architects
General Contractor: Gamma Construction

The 145,000-sf school includes a library, gym, cafeteria, laboratories, a clinic, classrooms and administrative offices. 

Heading to Southeast Asia

We will be in Southeast Asia from December 11th through January 6th. Let us know if you need anything captured before or during our trip. 

Drone Photography

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We are drone photography experts and love telling the story of a project through unique angles and perspectives. Let us know if you need any projects captured. 

Capturing The British International School & CSRA

British International School

 Location: Katy, Texas Architects: House + Partners, Fanning Howey General Contractor: Tribble & Stephens

Location: Katy, Texas
Architects: House + Partners, Fanning Howey
General Contractor: Tribble & Stephens

This 285,000-sf campus includes classrooms, exploration space, a multipurpose cafeteria, gymnasium, auditorium, swimming pool and multiple sports fields. The unique building is Nord Anglia Education’s flagship school in North America and the facility supports an International Baccalaureate curriculum. 

CSRA

 Location: Shreveport, Louisiana  Architect: Prevot Design Services

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana
Architect: Prevot Design Services

This facility contains a mixture of open and closed office spaces, a large break room and informal collaboration areas. The renovated bank building also features a conference room inside of an old bank vault. Additionally, old safety deposit boxes were used to create a bar in the break room and television stand in the conference room. 

Phillips 66 Campus Aerials

 Architect: HOK General Contractor: Gilbane Building Company

Architect: HOK
General Contractor: Gilbane Building Company

We recently captured some aerial photos of the impressive Phillips 66 Campus. The 14-acre site is located off Beltway 8 West between Westheimer Road and Briar Forest Drive.

Permission To Shoot

Does your photographer have the correct permits required for each shoot? Click the photo to learn more about the importance of using a thorough prepared photographer, like us. Check out this article from Chase Jarvis to learn more. 

Capturing Sunset Coffee & West Memorial Place

Sunset Coffee

 Location: Allen's Landing, Houston, Texas Architects: Lake | Flato & BNIM General Contractor: Linbeck Landscape Architect: SWA

Location: Allen's Landing, Houston, Texas
Architects: Lake | Flato & BNIM
General Contractor: Linbeck
Landscape Architect: SWA

The Sunset Coffee building, originally built in 1910, recently underwent a major transformation. The building houses Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s offices and includes a rooftop terrace, paddle craft/bike rental facility and outdoor plaza.

West Memorial Place

 Location: Houston, Texas Architect: HOK General Contractor: Skanska

Location: Houston, Texas
Architect: HOK
General Contractor: Skanska

Our team continues to capture abstract photos of the 12-acre West Memorial Place to be converted into wall art. 

Greens Bayou Regatta

This photo of Greens Bayou was captured using a drone, Osmo and D5. The Greens Bayou Corridor has over 20 parks with more in the works. 

Unique Cameras That Work

Click the photo above to see some of the most unique cameras in the world that actually work, courtesy of legendary photographer Chase Jarvis. 

Capturing Virage & Corporate Headquarters

Virage

 Location: Houston, Texas Architect: Prevot Design Services

Location: Houston, Texas
Architect: Prevot Design Services

Corporate Headquarters

GoPro In Space

In 2013 a group of students launched a GoPro into space but it wasn't discovered until years later by hikers. To see more incredible images and learn about the GoPro's crazy ride click the photo below. 

Capturing Phillips 66 & St. Pius High School

Our team was recently selected to capture several high profile projects including Phillips 66, St. Pius High School Center for the Sciences & Media and West Memorial Place. 

Phillips 66

 Architect: HOK General Contractor: Gilbane Building Company

Architect: HOK
General Contractor: Gilbane Building Company

Phillips 66 recently unveiled their new 1.1-million-square-foot global headquarters housing over 2,000 employees. The unique campus includes a yoga studio, spinning studio, basketball court and soccer field with a track. Additional amenities include an on-site dentist and physician, massage room, dry cleaner and two credit unions. 

St. Pius High School Center for the Sciences & Media

 Architect: Turner Duran

Architect: Turner Duran

The new 27,000-square-foot Center for the Sciences & Media anchors St. Pius’ west campus and includes lab and lecture classrooms, a roof-top garden, media and resource center, administrative space and plaza seating for outdoor learning and gathering.

West Memorial Place

 Architect: HOK General Contractor: Skanska

Architect: HOK
General Contractor: Skanska

Located on 12 acres in the heart of the Energy Corridor, the campus includes a new 12-story office building and large green spaces throughout the property. Our team was selected to capture photos of the sprawling campus to be featured on the walls of the gym, locker rooms, leasing conference room, leasing lobby and hallways.    

Bisnow Future of EADO Event

We are proud members of the EADO community and enjoyed sponsoring Bisnow’s Future of EADO event. East Houston is booming and with 5,000 jobs and 6,000 residents the area presents a lot of opportunities for developers. To learn more, check out this Bisnow article

Ultimate Sports Photography Contest Winners

 Photo Credit:  Lorenz Holder

Photo Credit:  Lorenz Holder

If you need a break this afternoon, click the photo above to see winners of the 2016 Red Bull Illume Photography contest. The shot below by Lorenz Holder was selected as the top photo overall.

Downtown Building Boom

Downtown Building Boom

The Incarnate Word Academy

The Incarnate Word Academy, a Roman Catholic secondary girl's school located in Downtown Houston, is expanding and the G. Lyon Photography team was there earlier this week to capture the progress. 
Contractor: E.E. Reed Construction
Architect: SBWV Architects Inc.

Hotel Alessandra

According to Houston Business Journal, this highly anticipated boutique downtown hotel is one step closer to delivery and we were there earlier this week to capture some great shots of the current construction efforts. 
Contractor: Hoar Construction
Architect: Gensler

609 Main at Texas

With an approaching occupancy date of March 2017, construction continues on 609 Main at Texas, a 50-story 1.1M+ square foot office tower located in the heart of Downtown Houston. We were there earlier this week to capture a few of the finishing touches. 
Contractor: Harvey Builders

Capturing Main Street

What a beautiful September day to meander the streets of Downtown Houston and capture some great shots of life on Main Street.