Alumni Profile

Randall Connaugthon, lsu architecture alum portrait

Randall Connaughton

BArch 1986


Randall Connaughton left architectural practice to complete an MFA in photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design. He is now the president of Connaughton Photography. Randall’s photos explore the contrasts of the urban and natural environments, and his photographs of historic buildings are in the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Library of Congress. He currently resides in Atlanta, where he specializes in architectural photography and exhibits landscape photographs. Visit his website at

Randall’s Portfolio

Internationally acclaimed Thorncrown Chapel released a series of new photographs to commemorate its 35th anniversary in June 2015. Atlanta photographer Randall Connaughton captured views of the landmark chapel and its forested mountain locale through the seasons in 2014-15, many of which are the first of their kind. The photographic series is ongoing and the entire collection is expected to be released in a forthcoming book. For more information, visit