About Me

Dale Cruse started his career as a U.S. Army photojournalist. He now focuses on architecture photography. He specializes in bold & vibrant imagery. His use of negative space & framing elements create images that transport the viewer. He’s a lifetime member of the National Press Photographers Association. During the rare times without a camera in his hand, he’s a technologist. He’s the author of HTML5 Multimedia Development Cookbook. Home is a colorful 1910 San Francisco Victorian house he shares with his wife Heather & Oliver the Maine Coon cat.


Publications Include

  • Archinect
  • Atlas Obscura
  • Business Insider
  • The Culture Trip
  • Curbed
  • Hoodline
  • Le Monde
  • Lifehacker
  • NY Magazine
  • NPR
  • Seriously Architecture
  • TimeOut San Francisco

What They're Saying

"[Dale has] a very unique view on architecture that matches [his] background in Army photojournalism. [He has] a good eye for color." - Julia Anna Gospodarou

"I love [Dale's] work. There's a very beautiful use of color." - Joel Tjintjelaar

"[Dale's] rectilinear lines are great." - Joe McNally

Using Format