Emphasis Photogaphy has been providing a photographic service to architectural, interior design and construction industries for over 25 years. During this period they have gained an enviable reputation for a high quality and reliable service throughout the industry. They have been market leaders in the implementation of new digital technologies and their use in new medias.

Emphasis provides the following services: architectural and interiors photography, scanning, re-touching, design and brand development, print and web publishing.

In recent months we have added individual and group seminar training in photography and post production.

Professional Associations & Certifications

  • Member of the Association of Photographers

Serviced Areas

  • Birmingham, West Bromwich, Solihull, West Midlands, East Midlands

Payment Options

  • Cash, Credit/Debit Cards

Contact Details

  Website
  City Smethwick
  Postcode B66 4QB
  Address 16 Montague Road
  Phone Number 079 7320 2137

Social Activity

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From Our Website

Richard Southall, an architectural and studio photographer working in London, is a leading specialist in the world of architectural photography, supplying images to the hospitality, leisure, residential, and construction sectors. With over 30 years experience working on location to tight deadlines and demanding briefs. Richard works for a range of clients from multi-national, developers, construction companies through to architects, designers, manufacturers and end clients. His strengths are listening to the client and trying to understand/interpret/meet their exact needs to produce images which will most effectively communicate their message.


Richard offers a broad range of individual tuition packages designed the client's needs. He is a fully qualified lecturer (PGCE and C&G Qualifications) and has taught part-time for 3 colleges for 4 years and has ran workshops for Calumet Photographic for 3 years. Courses can be booked for individuals and groups up to 4 people. Equipment available to use on the courses includes: Nikon, Hasselbald, Sinar, Broncolor, and Mac. Sessions can be held at location suitable to yourselves - location architectural sessions, arrangements can be made to hire venues of interest/subject specfic but an additional location hire fee will normally be payable.


We have a fully equiped studio that can handle the needs of the most demanding briefs. With a purpose built infinity cove (16ft wide x 15ft high x 30ft deep) with a marine ply flooring (suitable for dancers etc). A wide range of backgrounds are kept in permanent stock.


Richard specialises primarily in architectural photography for the construction, retail, residential and leisure (bars, clubs, casinos & restaurants) industries. He now shoot all of his commercial images digitally on high-end professional equipment, with over 20 years experience in digital image capture. Richard has been involved in the photography industry from a very early age, initially working as a 2nd assistant for Dennis Constantine before studying photography at Bournville College of Art and Gloucester College of Art.