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Art of Fine Art Photography

Since our inception in 1965, AC COOPER is a name synonymous within Fine Art and Advertising. Fine Art Photography and AC COOPER have gone hand in hand providing many Auction Houses, Art Galleries, Dealers and Private Collectors/Artists with Fine Art Photography.   One of the first decisions to make will be the style of lighting required …

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Choosing Backgrounds That Perfectly Showcase The Object

Image: Unsplash When photographing an object, whether it be for a still life or to showcase a product, it’s important to consider the background just as much as the object itself. The background is as important as your focal piece because it plays a big role in how that piece is contextualized and showcased for …

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How Photography is Changing History

Image: Unsplash No matter what medium we’re talking about, many people believe in the power of art to change the world. Whether it be an influential song, a seminal piece of literature, or a heart-stopping photograph, there are plenty of examples that showcase the power of the arts to influence culture, politics, and history. Today, …

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Everything You Want To Know About Luxury Watch Making

Image: Unsplash There is nothing quite as timeless, stylish, and classic as a luxury timepiece. While some luxury brands have long histories as leaders in the niche, others are emerging as new players to offer a modern twist on the classic accessory. The art and craft of watchmaking is a long-standing tradition and, in the …

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The 10 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold

Have you ever wandered through the National Gallery or the Tate Britain and wondered how much it would cost to take home one of the art world’s most prestigious masterpieces? We commonly speak of fine art at that level as “priceless” since it seems impossible to summarize their beauty and cultural significance with a simple …

The Whose Who Of Prestigious European Auction Houses

Image: Stocksnap In our last blog post, we talked about the importance of finding the best possible auctioneer. One of our suggestions was that a seller go through a reputable auction house so their sale is handled with the expertise, skill, and quality reputation of an established industry leader. Whether you’re looking to buy or …

What To Include In A Creative Directors Position Description

Image: Unsplash The position of creative director is perhaps one of the most important positions at any advertising or marketing agency. Creative directors combine the business and artistic sides of the job to create the overall vision for a branding campaign. A creative director needs to be able to work with everyone from artists, copywriters, …