EL SALVADOR El Salvador is the smallest and most densely populated country in Central America. Because of its history of authoritarian rulers, uprisings, coups and rebellions it is often considered “too dangerous to visit.” It takes a little more effort to get around here, but those who skip El Salvador are missing a country full … [Read more…]
Our Buck the Cubicle film about Bruce Gardner and his “shiny dumplings” (Hikaru Dorodango) is featured on National Geographic’s Short Film Showcase. From the Nat Geo website: “The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National … [Read more…]
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…]
Last week we spent a fun afternoon shooting some fantastically imaginative little boys. Between swordplay with sticks and pretending to be superheroes, we didn’t want to go home. Apparently neither did they. Don’t be surprised if you see these kids’ faces again…they’re working on an ad campaign with us in early 2013.
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…]