portfolio

Running Studios is the architectural photography venture of architect-turned-photographer Prasanth Mohan. The studio is first of its kind photography venture in India – focusing on architectural photography alone and skilfully combining the nuances of architecture and photography.

services

Our architectural photography services include residential, commercial and heritage documentation photography for architects, architecture magazines, ad agencies, publishing companies, construction companies, builders and institutions.

The trust of our clients is upheld by an efficient team of
“Architects turned Photographers specialized in Architectural Photography”

residential

Residential Photography includes private residences, apartments and villa projects. The photoshoot covers the interiors, the exteriors (day and night) and other relevant details.

commercial

Commercial Photography includes office spaces, shopping malls, IT parks, public projects, restaurants, educational institutions, memorials and corporate offices.

heritage documentation

“Photography As A Tool”. 
Heritage Documentation Photography is a ‘specialised photography technique’ used for ‘research’ and ‘conservation’ purposes along with measured drawings. The process includes detailed visual documentation of the structure and antiquities with proper scientific and theoretical base. The documentation photographs can be used even for generating drawings and measurements.



Our team includes architects who are specially trained for Heritage Documentation Photography.


Some of our notable projects:
Photographic Documentation of Pattanam Archaeological Excavation, Muziris Heritage Project, Govt. of Kerala.
Photographic Documentation of Swadeshi Cotton Mills, Pondicherry.
Photographic Documentation of Temple at Barcore, Manipal, Karnataka.

clients

Our broad capabilities and diverse styles have allowed us to provide our services for a vast array of clientele across India, ranging from individuals to corporate clients.

Testimonials

awards

Here’s a select list of the prestigious awards we have received for our works:

Featured among “The Best 25 Architectural Photographers in India” by Better Interiors magazine, May 2020

A3F “Architectural Photography Award” by A3 Foundation, Chandigarh, 2017

‘Bronze Leaf Award’ at The Mumbai International Film Festival 2014

‘Best Photographer Award’ in Architectural Photography Category at IIA Southern Regional Conference, Chennai, 2014

The International Children’s Film Festival 2014, Bangalore

The State Film Festival 2012, Kerala – ‘Best Cinematographer’ award for the short fiction “A Knife in the Bar”

The International Photography Festival of India 2012, Goa : Commendation

The International Photography Festival of India 2011, Goa : Commendation

The Everyman World Photography Awards 2010, United States – Architectural Photography : Nomination

The Prestigious Sony World Photography Awards 2009, Cannes : Commendation

workshops & events

As an architectural photographer and cinematographer, Prasanth has been conducting many workshops across India. Right from college seminars to NASA conventions, his workshops cater to the needs of a wide variety of audience.

past workshops

As an architectural photographer and cinematographer, Prasanth has been conducting many workshops across India. Right from college seminars to NASA conventions, his workshops cater to the needs of a wide variety of audience.

2015


Light Painting

Workshop on ‘Light Painting – Long Exposure Photography’ at CAT (College of Architecture Trivandrum), Trivandrum (CAT), India.

Digital Photography – Kottayam, Kerala

Workshop on ‘Digital Photography’ at Department of Architecture, RIT Govt. Engineering College, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

Digital Photography – Calicut, Kerala

Workshop on ‘Digital Photography’ at KMCT College of Architecture, Calicut, Kerala, India



2020


Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at Ranganathan Architecture College  (RAC), Coimbatore, Tamilnadu as part of the event Agora

2019


Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at DG College of Architecture, Calicut, Kerala

Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at MES School of Architecture, Calicut, Kerala

Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at SCMS School of Architecture, Kochi, Kerala

Stories behind the Picture

Workshop on ‘Stories behind the Picture at CET, Payyannur, Kerala as part of the event Vitasti

Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at MES College of Engineering , Kuttipuram, Kerala

Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at Asian School of Architecture & Design (ASADI), Kochi, Kerala

2018


Photography in Basic Design

Workshop on ‘Photography in Basic Design’ at DG School of Architecture, Calicut, Kerala exploring the application of Principles of Design in Photography

Conservation Photography

Workshop on ‘Conservation Photography’ at Mysore School of Architecture, Mysore, Karnataka as part of Faculty Improvement Program by Council of Architecture (CoA)

Photography & Documentary Film making

Workshop on ‘Photography & Documentary Film making’ at DC School of Architecture, Vagamon, Kerala as part of the 60th Annual NASA Convention.

Documentary Film making

Workshop on ‘Documentary Film making’ at Aadhiyaman College of Architecture, Hosur, Tamilnadu

Basics of Photography

Workshop on ‘Basics of Photography’ at College of Engineering (CET), Trivandrum, Kerala as part of the event Dhwani

Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at MES School of Architecture, Calicut, Kerala

Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at Asian School of Architecture & Design (ASADI), Kochi, Kerala

Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at Nehru School of Architecture, Palakkad, Kerala

Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ hosted by  The Indian Institute of Architects (IIA), Calicut Center, Kerala

Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at IES College of Architecture, Thrissur, Kerala as part of the event Archnova

Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at CET, Payyannur, Kerala

Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at DG College of Architecture, Calicut, Kerala

2017


Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at DC School of Architecture, Vagamon, Kerala as part of the event 72 Hours

Basics of Photography

Workshop on ‘Basics of Photography’ at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala as part of the event Conjura

Basics of Photography

Workshop on ‘Basics of Photography’ at College of Engineering (CET), Trivandrum, Kerala as part of the event Drishti

Basics of Photography & Film Making

Workshop on ‘Basics of Photography & Film Making’ at Bangalore, Karnataka, organised by UNBIND

Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at Mookambika School of Architecture, Muvattupuzha, Kerala.

2016


Architectural Photography – Coimbatore

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at Prahar School of Architecture, Coimbatore, India, as part of the event Atelier.

Architectural Photography

4-day workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at Mookambika School of Architecture, Muvattupuzha, Kerala.

Night Photography

Workshop on ‘Night Photography’ exploring long exposure & painting with light experiments at NRM School of Architecture, Kollam, Kerala.

Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at NIT, Trichy, Tamilnadu as part of the event Archult.

Architectural Photography

Workshop on ‘Architectural Photography’ at LBS Institute of Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala, organized by Habitat Technology group.

Basics of Photography

Workshop on ‘Basics of Photography’ at IFTK (Institute of Fashion Technology Kerala), Govt. of Kerala

Architectural Photography

A talk on ‘Architectural Photography’ as part of “Open forum” at Jibu & Thomas Architects, Kochi, Kerala

2015


Light Painting

Workshop on ‘Light Painting – Long Exposure Photography’ at CAT (College of Architecture Trivandrum), Trivandrum (CAT), India.

Digital Photography – Kottayam, Kerala

Workshop on ‘Digital Photography’ at Department of Architecture, RIT Govt. Engineering College, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

Digital Photography – Calicut, Kerala

Workshop on ‘Digital Photography’ at KMCT College of Architecture, Calicut, Kerala, India

2014


Conservation Photography, Thrichur, Kerala

Workshop on ‘Conservation Photography’ at Govt. Engineering College, Thrichur, Kerala, India, as part of Heritage Management Program

Digital Film Making – Trivandrum

Workshop on ‘Digital Film Making’ at CAT (College of Architecture Trivandrum) ,Trivandrum, Kerala, India.

Conservation Photography – Kottayam, Kerala

Workshop on ‘Conservation Photography’ at RIT, Govt. Engineering College, Kottayam, Kerala, India, as a part of Faculty Induction Program sponsored by DTE (Directorate of Technical Education), Govt. of Kerala.

Conservation Photography – Karnataka

Two-day workshop on ‘Conservation Photography’ at MIT (Manipal Institute of Technology), Karnataka,India

Digital Photography – Kerala

Workshop on ‘Digital Photography’ at MES College of Engineering, Kerala, India.

2013


Digital Cinematography

Workshop on ‘Digital Cinematography’ at College of Architecture, Trivandrum (CAT), India.

Digital Photography – Kollam, Kerala

Workshop on ‘Digital Photography’ at TKM College of Engineering, Kerala, India

Digital Photography – Bangalore

Workshop on ‘Digital Photography’ at BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, India.

Conservation Photography – Annual NASA Convention

Workshop on ‘Conservation Photography’ at Annual NASA Convention, Haryana, India.

Digital Photography – Aluva, Kerala

Workshop on ‘Digital Photography’ at Holy Crescent College of Architecture, Kerala, India.

2011


Conservation Photography – Sri Lanka

Workshop on ‘Conservation Photography’ at IAAH Convention, Sri Lanka, representing India.

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the story

About Prasanth Mohan and Running Studios.

prasanth mohan

Prasanth did his bachelors in Architecture from TKM College of Engineering, Kerala, after which he started assisting Bollywood cinematographer Santosh Thundiyil. He was an assistant cinematographer for the Bollywood movie ‘Jai Ho’ and the Malayalam movie ‘Anchu Sundarikal.’

In 2012, he made his directorial debut with an independent music video “Yatra”. In 2013, he directed and cinematographed the award-winning silent short fiction “My Home.” Prasanth’s photographs and articles on architectural photography and conservation photography have been published in various architectural magazines.

Presently, he is working on several projects for the studio.
His team includes Ar. Hamid Mangalath, Ar. Aromal RI and Ar. Milind Siraj.

running blog

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Angkor Wat : A Journey through the Lost City of Khmer Empire

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Toda Tribal Village, Ooty

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Tree House in Marayur

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