Studio Profile


About Us

Anice Hoachlander, Judy Davis and Allen Russ of Hoachlander Davis Photography are a team of DC architectural photographers dedicated to the art of photographing architecture, interior design and landscape architecture. They are proficient with all camera formats and make use of the many software applications and plug-ins available to digital photographers, for both digital capture and post-production enhancement.

Anice is the founding partner of Hoachlander Davis Photography. Her photographs have been featured in over 200 project design awards for both residential and commercial clients. Voted Best of 2008 by the Association of Media Photographers (ASMP), Anice was one of 20 photographers selected from a field of 400 candidates to be showcased in the national ASMP bulletin. She won a 2007 International Color Honors Award in the abstract category and a TrendsAwards’06 – Best Cover Photograph of the Year. Her photographs have been published in international, national and regional magazines such as Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, Custom Home, Home&Design, House Beautiful, Interni, Metropolitan Home, Residential Architect, Trends, Washingtonian, Inform and Washington Spaces.

Anice is also recognized as an informative and entertaining speaker. Her studio has been included on many panel discussions for local and national design associations such as the AIA, IIDA, and SMPS. As an affiliate member of the AIA and professional members of ASMP and the National Building Museum, Ms. Hoachlander prides herself on the active role she plays within the design and photography communities.

As a partner of Hoachlander Davis Photography, Judy brings an award-winning eye to architectural and design photography. For over 20 years, she has mastered all camera format types, from 35mm to 4x5 view camera, and explores the nuances that only shooting film offers in a Holga camera. She enjoys shooting personal projects with this essential toy camera.

Judy has an extensive understanding of perspective, natural lighting and shadow-light play and brings a meticulous attention to detail to each project. Her photography has been featured in hundreds of architectural design project awards for both commercial and residential clients. Additionally her work has been published in Luxe Magazine, Interior Design, Hearth & Home, Washingtonian, Home & Design, Custom Home, Inform, Waterfront Home & Design, Washington Spaces, New American Luxury, Luxury Pools, Historic Preservation and Contract Magazine.

As a chairperson of the Washington, DC chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) from 2000-2004, Judy worked hard to advance the profiles and professionalism of photographers. Additionally she has taught Architectural Photography classes at the Center for Digital Imaging Arts in Washington DC. She maintains membership in the professional organizations of ASMP and it's Architectural Specialty Group, the National Building Museum, the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) and American Institute of Architects (Affiliate Member).

Allen received his BFA in Photography from the University of Arizona in 1998. Upon graduating, Allen began his photographic career working commercially in Tucson, until a move to Boston where he became the staff photographer at Brand Equity, a graphic design firm specializing in corporate identity creation for clients such as Atari, Staples and Au Bon Pain.

In 2004, Allen relocated to Washington DC where he became the first assistant at Hoachlander Davis Photography bringing with him nearly 15 years of experience working in the photography and design fields. His specialty has always been in photographing the built environment with a special emphasis on landscape. After continued refinement of his skills as an architectural photographer under Anice and Judy, he was invited to become their Associate Photographer in 2006.

Allen’s photographs have been published in Landscape Architect Magazine, Home & Design, Style 1900, Fine Home Building and New Old House and have garnered design awards for both architects and landscape architects alike. Most recently Allen's photographs of Wilderness Battlefield appeared on the cover of The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s Landslide 2011 calendar and microsite. In addition to his commercial work, Allen is an exhibiting fine artist whose work has received numerous international photography awards and nominations and is regularly exhibited in solo and group exhibitions.

Allen is a regular speaker and educator on the subject of architectural photography and digital imaging. Anice, Judy and Allen are routinely invited to present their lectures and workshops to architects and designers throughout the Washington DC area

To learn more about their workshop series "Digital Photography for the Architect" please visit the website and blog: