A few months ago we shot for two clients dedicated to improving our world. The first job was for Rotary International’s magazine The Rotarian. Our subject was Vanessa Contopulos, a San Diego resident who brought a music therapy program to a child-soldier rehabilitation center in Uganda. Next, we traveled to Calexico, CA for The Sierra … [Read more…]
Vanessa makes awesome custom engagement and wedding rings at her beautiful studio in downtown San Diego. We had a great time moving all her furniture around, finding new uses for her jeweled sconces and carefully handling some very impressive diamond rings. If you’re ever in need of some bling, check out Vanessa at Vanessa Nicole … [Read more…]
We had about 20 minutes to shoot this subject in 3 different locations. We booked a scout day to work it all out ahead of time and found some good locations, but the awesome shot was still hiding somewhere in the endless hallways of the main building. Then someone happened to exit through a set … [Read more…]
“I love days like this”. Here is an out-take from a most enjoyable shoot for one of our regular corporate clients. The client gives us a goodly amount of creative freedom so when it was mentioned that the subject was an avid cyclist we asked him show up to work in his gear. He made … [Read more…]
We’re back! The last month has found Jenna in New Orleans, New York City (twice), Portland, Boise, Seattle, Denver and Baltimore (among others) speaking for ASMP. She’s been back in between stops long enough to shoot a bunch of jobs and attend a portfolio review. Jon stayed home and kept things running smoothly at the … [Read more…]
The assignment: One photo illustrating the story of how a software program that evaluates resumes is liked by some people and disliked by others. The subjects: Mrs. X, who runs a company that uses the software and loves it. Mr. X, who has been looking for a job for several months and thinks the software … [Read more…]
Last week in Kentucky Jon shot the Cropper family. They are part of a program at People’s Self Help Housing that is dedicated to helping low-income families purchase new homes with superior insulation and solar power. This keeps monthly bills to a minimum and reduces financial stress.
Jon recently spent a week shooting a story on the state of the solar industry in Kentucky. The highlight of the trip was a helicopter flight provided by the Kentucky Air National Guard. The Air National Guard has 4 solar installations on their Artemus, Kentucky property. Jon says, “There’s nothing more fun than hanging out … [Read more…]
We’ve been receiving a lot of tearsheets in the mail recently. It’s always interesting to see how designers work with what you give them, especially when the end result is kind to the image. We posted our favorite photo from this shoot earlier, and here’s how the magazine hit the shelves.