Justin Smith is a Commercial Photographer and DP, based out of Charlotte, North Carolina. He's created work for Budweiser, Festool, Harley Davidson, Moen, SONOS, Sunbrella, and many more. Available for: Photography, Cinematography, Directing & Photo Retouchinghttps://justinsmith.format.com
Growing up hiking and skateboarding in Northern California's Sonoma Valley, Justin McIvor was surrounded by award-winning vineyards and equally beautiful clandestine cannabis gardens. His love for photography and incredible access to the cannabis scene provided a unique opportunity to carve out a career in the niche markets of commercial and editorial cannabis photography.https://justincannabis.format.com
Commercial photography is a broad topic that encompasses a wide variety of fields, including headshot photography, fashion photography, product photography, and wedding photography, to name a few. A simple photography hack for commercial photography is to tailor your portfolio to the specific services you offer. This ensures that your portfolio remains consistent with your work and the audience you are targeting.
Weston Kloefkorn is a professional photographer working in the photography industry since 2014. Working in over 25+ countries with over 20 companies Weston is always ready to photograph anything anywhere, with a camera in hand he loves to capture portraits in beautiful spaces, fashion editorials, weddings, events, landscapes, and anything in between. Weston is first and foremost a people person loving to bring confidence and calmness to the photographic process and in life.https://westonkloefkornphotography.format.com
Luis Ferraz is born in 1985 in Portugal. He finished his study in 2009, with a Bachelor degree in Audiovisual from the Polytechnic Institute of Oporto, with a specialization in Photography. He made an internship in Balleteatro Company, starting his career producing theatrical photography. Later, he joined Time Out working with the Porto and Lisbon edition, for almost 4 years as a staff photographer. There, he developed most of the work that today is his presentation card.https://luisferraz.format.com
Than Pham is a Montreal-based commercial photographer shooting campaigns, ads, e-commerce, product, and more. When not impressing people with her ability to sleep, she can be found eating soft chewy cookies, designing shiny things with her daughter, and rock climbing, poorly. Previously the in-house photographer for Sid Lee, she is currently freelancing.https://thanh-xfrz.format.com
Israel Peters is a video director and stills photographer who is driven riven by his desire to document through image and video and is always striving for excellence. A lot of what Israel does is telling stories through images, be it documentary, editorial or events photography. In recent years, Israel has been fortunate to work with clients and celebrities such as Kevin Hart, Jourdan Dunn, Nick Jonas, Google, HSBC, Maybelline, Adidas, SBTV, and many more.https://israelpeters.format.com
Stefano Azario (b. Paris, 1966) is a photographer who has lived in Italy, UK, USA and Indonesia. Best known for his extensive commercial and editorial career and his work with children for clients like Benetton, The Gap and Vogue Bambini, he is now concentrating on documentary and fine art projects. “My work has little to do with kids, I just love the unpremeditated ease of childhood”. His emphasis is on making heartfelt images that tell compelling human stories.https://stefano-azario-rzmc.format.com
While it’s important to be specific to your audience, showcasing a variety of work within those fields will help show off your skills, talent, and versatility as a commercial photographer. This could be the commercial photography hack that distinguishes you from other photographers in the industry, helping you win over more clients as a result.
Brian McMillan is a freelance fine art, editorial and commercial photographer based out of Toronto, Ontario. Brian has been involved in the photography and film industry for over a decade, either through working on his own creative endeavors or collaborating with others to help tell a story or showcase a product. He has a wide range of skills which include 12+ years of photo & video editing, several years of experience in studio lighting, web & product design.https://brianmcmillanstudio.format.com
David Alvarado is a Mexican-American commercial-editorial photographer and producer based in México City. Born outside of Los Angeles, David has spent many years traveling the world discovering the countless ways of understanding culture through a lens and through the narratives of individual and collective experiences.https://david-alvarado.format.com
Mike Ford makes photographs for a living. He approaches portraiture as an opportunity to tell a story about amazing people living extraordinary lives. Photography begins with lighting and Mike tries and communicate a mood and a feeling with how he light his subjects. His work was awarded by Applied Arts Photography Annual twice for portraiture as well his series on big Hawaiian surf.http://mike-cksm.format.com
Based in Netherlands, Jurian Kriebel creates images that are clean and minimal always focusing on the serenity and simplicity of a photo. Combining that with the technical knowledge, he makes sure his style is consistent throughout ad campaigns, portraits or high-end product work, and of course having fun along the way.https://juriankriebel.format.com
A little-known photography hack for commercial portfolios that will help you keep existing customers, as well as find new ones, is to stay relevant and up to date with your portfolio content. This means keeping an eye on what other commercial photographers are offering, how they are working with clients, and understanding the changing dynamics in customer purchase habits online. Keeping your content fresh and in line with the change of seasons is also a simple yet effective way to keep your work relevant to the time of year and trends in the market.
Alex James has been shooting in London for over 15 years. His work is often reactive, if there happens to be amazing natural light then he will use it, leaving the lights in the car. Alex believes that less is more! His work changes all the time by adjusting his techniques and style to compliment the brief and the situation.https://alexjames.format.com
Katherine has developed her unique style over the last twenty years working for advertising, design, magazines, and direct clients. Her preferred subjects are people, environmental portraiture, interiors, and products whether on location or in a studio. Her love of color and attention to detail requires her shots to have a level of styling and a sense of staged reality whereby the ordinary can become extraordinary.https://katherine-fawssett.format.com
With an ambitious and entrepreneurial spirit, Eduardo Figueroa compliments his creative ability with business leadership, specializing in creative strategy and consulting for the advertising and fashion industries. A keen eye to detail, he has refined his craft into an innovative, sophisticated, and engaging aesthetic.https://efigpd.format.com
Making your images stand out in your portfolio is a commercial photography hack that is guaranteed to win over clients. The first thing you can do is make your image gallery easy to access. Many commercial photographers place their images front and center on the home page, to grab their client’s interest from the start. Others like to have a specific gallery housing all of their images in one place. Whatever you decide, it is important to use the style and format of your portfolio to present your images in the best way possible.
Sid Ali is a London based Food photographer, who produces work to fit both Editorial and Advertising Photography Contexts. Sid’s food photography encapsulates his passion for food and his drive to create mouth-watering images. Sid’s beautiful soft lighting, combined with his extensive technical expertise and attention to detail results in stunning and breath-taking images time and time again.https://sidphotographic.format.com
Mike is specializing in the area of food and lifestyle photography based out of Dublin, Ireland. He has won awards from Ireland (ICAD), the UK (The Association of Photographers), and the US (Communications Arts). He started out working with advertising photographers and studios in London where he met his wife Anne Marie - a talented food stylist.https://mike-otoole.format.com
Specialized in underwater, commercial, lifestyle, and fashion photography Ming “H2 Wu” gets that sinking feeling - for a living. Drawing on many years of experience H2Wu has developed his own signature technique capturing high fashion and fine art in an underwater environment. H2Wu’s creativity is apparent within the vivid and beautiful lighting that forms the common thread for all of his commercial and underwater work in fashion, lifestyle, or fine art.https://h2wupix.format.com
Luke Hayes, (b.1979, UK) studied Photographic Communication at Falmouth Art College. Luke is commissioned to photograph all over the world. In 2018 Luke was awarded 1st place in the 11th International Colour Awards. He has been awarded in the Photography Masters Cup (2011) and the International Color Awards (2014). In 2012 he was nominated for the Prix Pictet.https://luke-hayes.format.com
Photographer Jan Strandstrom has had an interesting career within photography. Cleaned his grandfathers darkroom at the age of 15 and found immediately the magic in this beautiful art form. Started out photographing sport especially red bull events and aerial and was accepted to a photography school at the age of 18. From there the journey continued as a fashion photographer assistant, then sports/news. After that 4 years of celebrity portraits to corporate and finally lifestyle advertising.https://jan-strandstrom.format.com
Ideas born out of the beauty of our world and ideas inspired by its people. Over the years Christof Van Der Walt has seen how ideas can be given form through the medium of photography. It has inspired him to pursue photography as a means of expressing himself. he saw that through photography he could realize the visions that become visible in those moments just before sleep.https://waltphotography.format.com
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