Capturing a clean, crisp, accurate image of the work you’ve spent so many hours to achieve is one of the most vital elements of pulling together your portfolio. Miss the mark and you may lose the job.
Since there is so much skill and expertise associated with product photography, unless you are well equipped and well educated, you may be misrepresented. Professional Cleveland photographer and extended Go Media family member Dan Morgan, of Straight Shooter, recommends designers leave it to a professional.
With over 30 years of photography experience under his belt, Morgan has learned to shoot and light every kind of product conceivable. Beginning his career at his father’s photography business, Morgan Studio, Dan has worked for the likes of Bonne Bell, Sotheby’s in New York and Kate Spade. He has photographed everything from the jewelry Marilyn Monroe and Katharine Hepburn once doned to fishing lures and Ferraris. Dan has come to specialize in shiny objects, arguably one of the most difficult products to shoot.
Dan talks to us today about some of the challenges he has faced as a product photographer, as well as some of the tricks of the trade. Continue Reading
We were overwhelmed at the success of last week’s 2 hour live webinar celebrating the launch of Drawn to Business! Author and Go Media President William Beachy enjoyed not only discussing the book, but also fielding questions from you, the viewers. In case you missed it, check out the webinar below!
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Until then, enjoy and don’t forget to pickup Drawn to Business! Continue Reading