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Photography

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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 …

Gallery, Story telling

Story Telling with Photography

Image: Unsplash Photography, when assembled and curated in a gallery, has powerful storytelling ability. As viewers move from one room to the next, their experience is shaped by the images and the order in which they view them. Careful curation has the power to take individual photos and bring them together to create a narrative …

Photographer

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, …

Camera, photography, packshots, advertising, Nikon, Studio

What Happens When Everyone Has a Camera

Image: Unsplash These days just about everyone has a high quality digital camera in their pocket everywhere they go. Mobile phone camera technology has improved so much in the last ten years that it’s easy to feel like a professional photographer with an iPhone your hand. Not only that, but more and more amateur photographers …

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 …

The Art Behind Fine Jewellery Photography

Photographing fine jewellery for display online, in catalogues, on social media, or in preparation for auction is an art in and of itself. With delicate features, intricate craftsmanship, and scintillating gems, fine jewellery demands a particular kind of photographic skill to showcase its true beauty. The importance of excellent jewellery photography cannot be understated when …

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, …

Latest Storage Ideas For Historical Photographs

Image: Unsplash Photographs are many people’s most precious belongings. Whether they capture family history or works of art, photographs are highly valued for their irreplaceable memories. In fact, in a survey, over 53% of people said that photos were the number one inanimate object they would save in a house fire. No other category of object came …