Horizon Imaging was recently commissioned to produce a set of promotional imagery to mark the opening of a luxury kitchen and bathroom design showroom in Mytchett, Surrey — Your Beautiful Kitchen. 
 
The brief was simple — they needed a set of beautiful photographs of their new showroom, an engaging promotional film of the showroom to give people a flavour of what it's like to visit, and finally a virtual tour to allow their website visitors to explore the showroom from the comfort of their homes. Ultimately, all this imagery will have the same purpose — to whet the appetites of the website visitors and to encourage them to come and visit the showroom!  
Architectural photograph of the Your Beautiful Kitchen showroom in Mytchett, Surrey
Horizon Imaging was recently commissioned to produce a set of promotional imagery to mark the opening of a luxury kitchen and bathroom design showroom in Mytchett, Surrey — Your Beautiful Kitchen. 
 
The brief was simple — they needed a set of beautiful photographs of their new showroom, an engaging promotional film of the showroom to give people a flavour of what it's like to visit, and finally a virtual tour to allow their website visitors to explore the showroom from the comfort of their homes. Ultimately, all this imagery will have the same purpose — to whet the appetites of the website visitors and to encourage them to come and visit the showroom! 
 
After a quick look around the showroom to ensure it was as tidy as possible, we first spent an hour or so taking various photographs of the various installations around the showroom — a few samples of which can be found below:  
Architectural photograph of the brand new ‘Your Beautiful Kitchen’ showroom in Mytchett, Surrey
Architectural photograph inside the brand new ‘Your Beautiful Kitchen’ showroom in Mytchett, Surrey
Architectural photograph inside the brand new ‘Your Beautiful Kitchen’ showroom in Mytchett, Surrey
Architectural photograph inside the brand new ‘Your Beautiful Kitchen’ showroom in Mytchett, Surrey
Architectural photograph inside the brand new ‘Your Beautiful Kitchen’ showroom in Mytchett, Surrey
Architectural photograph inside the brand new ‘Your Beautiful Kitchen’ showroom in Mytchett, Surrey
Architectural photographs of the brand new ‘Your Beautiful Kitchen’ showroom in Mytchett, Surrey. Click to enlarge 
After all the photographs were taken, we walked around the showroom again using firstly our hand-held stabilised 3-axis camera gimbal, and then again using our motorised pan/tilt slider, capturing an array of dynamic shots focusing on different areas of the installations. These clips were then cut together, colour-graded and set to backing music. The final promotional film can be viewed below: 
Promotional film of the brand new ‘Your Beautiful Kitchen’ showroom in Mytchett, Surrey. Click the play button to watch the film — be sure to click the square icon in the bottom right of the player to watch the video full-screen! 
Once the photographs and video footage has been taken, we walked around the showroom one final time (!) with our Matterport Virtual Tour 3D camera, capturing 360 degree imagery and depth information throughout the showroom. This data was then post-processed and the resulting virtual tour can be viewed below. 
 
To explore the showroom, follow these simple instructions: 
 
Click on the play button to load the Matterport Virtual Tour 
Click the full-screen icon at the bottom right of the viewer to enter full-screen mode 
 
When in the 'Walk-Through' (default) viewing mode 
Click and drag using the left mouse button to look around, and left-click within the room to move in that direction 
You can jump to the 3D 'Doll's House' model by clicking on the 3D building icon at the bottom left of the viewer 
 
When in the 'Doll's House' viewing mode 
Click and drag using the left mouse button to rotate the model 
Click and drag using the right mouse button to shift the model horizontally and vertically 
Click once in any part of the model to jump to that part of the tour 
 
Enjoy! 
Matterport Virtual Tour of the 'Your Beautiful Kitchen' showroom in Mytchett, Surrey. Click on the play button above to start exploring! 
Christian Broom, the founder and owner of Your Beautiful Kitchen, was ecstatic with the imagery we produced for his website, and he recently sent us the following very kind testimonial about the services we provided: 
"I would like to say a huge thank you to David Hogg of Horizon Imaging who has recently produced a 360-degree virtual tour of our kitchen and bathroom showroom, as well as outstanding still photographs and a truly beautiful video. The hard work, time, trouble and effort (even coming back on a sunnier day to get better pictures of the outside) David has put into this project is clearly evident in the final products he has produced for me. 
 
I feel extremely lucky to have known him at this time, as I truly believe you would have to go a long way to find his level of work and dedication to his craft anywhere else. So thank you David for everything you have done." 
Are you launching a new showroom, property or office space and need it to be professionally captured for inclusion in your marketing material? 
 
Are you looking to refresh your marketing literature by getting a 'fresh set of eyes' behind the camera to capture your latest projects? 
 
Do you want to start working with a single company to provide all your architectural photography, videography and virtual tour requirements to simplify shoot bookings, reduce the number of site visits required and ensure consistency between imagery? 
If so, and you'd like to discuss one of your projects with us, please contact us today and we'd be delighted to chat through your requirements with you. 
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