Each shoot day, I'm presented with a new challenge - no matter what I need to shoot. Products, Food, Jewelry, Shoes, People.........you throw it at me and I figure it out. Problem solver is my daily "who I am." Creative guy is what I'd prefer as first on my list, but isn't always top due to the over-arching need of "what does the client want?" With this challenge above, it was a little bit of both and that challenge
We have been in full pre-production mode over the last few weeks. This is all in preparation for a large food packaging shoot starting next week. We worked with a few wonderful food stylists, Molly and Jacky. Since we are a dog-friendly studio we encouraged Molly to bring her dog Peneolpe along. Here is a picture of Nick, Molly and Penelope hard at work. Our dog Benny absolutely loved having a friend to play with this
We were incredibly busy in the studio from August to December 2103. As a result we have generated lots of new work so we just added a tear-sheet section to our website entitled 'Campaigns'. Please check it out soon and you can get a glimpse of what we have been creating! http://ntphoto.com/campaigns/
Here is the latest image I created for the portfolio. I was inspired by the beauty and simplicity of a strawberry and wanted to make a mouth watering image. I hope you like it. We have sent it out as an email to our database and received quite a few reply's from clients who love the image. Can you tell we are ready for summer?
We have just wrapped up a great 3 day food packaging project. I put the finishing touches on the images this morning and sent them off. I also photographed the products in their frozen state for the art director to use in layouts. First thing this morning we got an email from the client saying, "This was a challenging shoot but I was pleased to see the sustained energy and willingness to keep pushing forward with
We have recently been doing some test shooting and creating some beautiful editorial food images. We had the chance to work with a great new food stylist from Portland, Maine - Vanessa Seder and are hoping to work with her some more soon. We also worked with Sunny Ricks again - she is a regular here at the studio and we love collaborating with her. Here are a few images from the set that Deb took with her little
Last week I was busy doing some minor set building. We have been prepping to shoot some test shots with some new food stylists. We are going to be creating some beautiful new editorial food images to compliment our portfolio and our food packaging shots. We have a large quantity of props but not as many surfaces as we would like so it was time to use those artistic muscles in a slightly different way than when I look
We had another very successful food packaging shoot this week. We worked with a new food stylist, Karen Tully, and she did a great job. There is always a lot going on during a packaging shoot as we spend the morning playing with plates, sides, composition, etc. Once we pick a direction we continue to fine tune until we get things looking delicious and right where the client wants them. Here are a few photos that Debbie