These stories will give you a better idea of what we do, our approach to a variety of challenges, and ways we might team with you on your next project.
In large environmental projects, geotagging photographs isn’t just about pinpointing pretty pictures – it’s about harnessing spatial intelligence. We geotag every photo we take.
Across the country, dam removal projects are leading the way in river restoration. In Ardsley, New York, removal of the Woodlands Lake Dam is freeing a section of the Saw Mill River.
Removing the Lake Hudsonia Dam would help restore the Hibernia Brook in Rockaway Township. Three years on, after demolition of the dam, here’s what the former impoundment area looks like.
We finish an 18-month project at Honk Lake, where the Honk Falls dam was lowered, removing the lake and restoring the free-running Rondout creek in the Catskills. A beautiful, cascading ravine catches the energetic falls.
The Coire Glas (“little grey-green hollow”) project in the Scottish Highlands will pump water from Loch Lochy to the upper reservoir, storing energy and acting as a giant battery for homes across Great Britain.
Preconstruction work on the Champlain Hudson project is underway this month, just before black fly season in the Adirondacks. We’re working with Caldwell Marine International on this one.
We begin a new project, starting with preconstruction photography and videography along the shoreline under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge in Brooklyn.
At 45 tons, the No. 18 Floodgate in Asser Levy Park is lowered into place. When flooding threatens lower Manhattan’s East Side, a series of gates will shut. This one will take a full five minutes.
In May, as fire season gets underway, I joined the Bureau of Land Management’s Fire Preparedness Review team to photograph the landscape, wildland firefighters, remote fire stations and helitack crews in Arizona and Utah.
In Albany’s pine barrens, ornithologists are letting young people experience the joys and challenges of bird banding.
Shifting from sports photography to environmental services photography often means you have to seek out the energy in your photographs.
To prepare for photo coverage of wildland fires in the western US, Allman Environmental Services Photography recently completed training and certification at the New York Wildfire & Incident Management Academy in Southampton, New York.
Fog swallows the legs of the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, one of the largest infrastructure projects of this century.
Like a MASH unit in the hills of Appalachia, the Remote Area Medical expedition to Wise, Viriginia brought free medical and dental services to the uninsured, deploying volunteer doctors and dentists to a county fairground.
Not all pictures are usable. Some show violations of OSHA safety rules, and these pictures don’t make it to the final edit.