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This award winning livestock hauler hails from Hamilton in South West Victoria. Shane Palmer, the proud owner purchased the vehicle from FUSO Geelong and picked up Best Japanese Truck at the Koroit Truck show thanks to the overall quality of the finish of both truck and stock crate! [Read more…]
The first question they should be asking is “are the photos to be used for digital purposes or for printing purposes?” Both of these mediums require a different style of photography incorporating varied composure of the subject and surrounds. Print, for example, might be for brochures or flyers requiring a certain amount of negative space in the image for you or your media manager to utilise with headings and advertising information.
What about the format of the print media? Is it a magazine, poster or lay-flat flyer? Is the magazine a traditional portrait style, coffee-shop popular landscape style or more of a square format? These are critical questions the photographer should be asking when shooting a cover shoot! It can save you and your staff many frustrating hours of trying to fit a square peg into a round hole, so to speak.
If they are to be used for digital purposes such as website images or on the many social media platforms, there are different styles to take into consideration here too.
Website images need to work in with the parameters of your site, from the hero shot for your header page through to the preferred portrait style “about me” portrait image. The design of the website gallery might require an artist square format or maybe your own creative flare might like to utilise a more artistic mosaic style when highlighting the various appointments of the company’s business and assets. Most header images are much wider than their height and, when this is taken into consideration before the execution of the shot, can create eye catching results which, as you would know, can be very beneficial to the time a potential customer can spend on your business website.
When it comes to the fast pace world of social media, each platform has its own preferred way of displaying your images from Pinterest’s one image at a time to Slide-Shares’ multiple images stacked in a slide format.
Facebook albums work well to tell an overall story using numerous images, generally no more than ten to fifteen is seen as the preference when it comes to sustaining the viewer’s attention. Would one of those album images tell the story on its own or do you prefer to post single images at a time and therefore it’s important the photographer takes images that can accomplish the message you are wanting to pass onto your audience.
Pinterest images are displayed in columns so the portrait format works best on this platform by displaying five times larger than its landscape format counterpart.
Instagram images are square and, if not taken into consideration when photographing your event, premise or product, can crop out important parts of a great photo leaving the viewer wondering what they are looking at?
What about sizing and watermarks for the various social platforms, does your photographer know about each of these and can send you a file with your images already formatted and ready to go for your convenience?
Even after the shoot is completed, there are numerous decisions to be taken into consideration before sending you the final file or files of images. Do they know and understand what’s required for images used for printing purposes such as the correct dpi, colour specification and overall image size? Sure, they can send you the images as big as they come but it creates unnecessary down time as you or your media manager mess around with time consuming uploads if the images are not needed to be so large.
These are all questions to be asked by a professional photographer in todays’ multi-media advertising landscape and can save you and your staff many hours which are better spent in other more important aspects of the business so does your photographer know what they are shooting for?
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There was a buzz in the air as word had spread around on the digital vine that the Big Bad Wolf was coming to town and an old s’cool rumble was going down! This wasn’t going to be your standard car park car show but one to be remembered in the archives of hot rod history, or until the next rockabilly event put on by those cool cats of Kingpin Kuztums! [Read more…]
Last Sunday I took time out to photograph a charity event designed to raise awareness and understanding of Autism. The walk started on Geelong’s waterfront and finished on the green lawns of Eastern Beach where families could come together, enjoy a bbq and share in their stories while the children were entertained with activities and face painting.
I love the challenge of a photography shoot with a definitive purpose! I was recently hired to photograph a bartender making and displaying his winning cocktail in the bar he works in and the final images were to be used for the cover of an industry magazine, the Barfly as well as for an article about the bartender and his competition winning cocktail.
Having never been to Ms Collins before, I had a quick look on their website to gauge the style of the nightclub, the size of the bar and the lighting. I found out this club had seven bars and I had no idea which one I would be using, it was my choice!
I headed up with my arsenal of lighting, light stands and reflectors, ready for anything. I arrived early so I could scope out the various locations I had to choose from. This is one very cool looking nightclub with its high class style contrasted with artistic graffiti on the walls and mirrors. Everywhere you looked there were eclectic yet vibrant eye catching wall art to be seen from brightly coloured neon signs through to huge gold framed mirrors hung high on the walls! A photographer’s paradise! [Read more…]
I discovered this gem of a concept car located in the revamped Petersen Museum on a recent trip to the United States!
This award winning livestock hauler hails from Hamilton in South West Victoria. Shane Palmer, the proud owner purchased the vehicle from FUSO Geelong and picked up Best Japanese Truck at the Koroit Truck show thanks to the overall quality of the finish of both truck and stock crate!
Does your hired photographer ask you details about the photography shoot before firing off the camera? Do they ask what the images are to be used for before your event, commercial shoot or portrait session? If not, how are they going to photograph and deliver to you or your media manager the images that you […]
Do you feel strangled with your social media marketing? Making your event or brand photos work for you What do you do with that disc of pics just delivered to you? Make them work for you, that’s what!
There was a buzz in the air as word had spread around on the digital vine that the Big Bad Wolf was coming to town and an old s’cool rumble was going down! This wasn’t going to be your standard car park car show but one to be remembered in the archives of hot rod […]