Firearms images for S.H.O.T. Show in Las Vegas

Firearms images for S.H.O.T. Show in Las Vegas

It’s S.H.O.T. Show time again! I have a feeling many are running around trying to put the last minute touches on their marketing and display materials for this years show. With all the time, effort and monies wrapped up in creating a presence at the show please don’t scrimp on the photos. Please make sure you are happy with the images that will represent your company... Read More

Portraying jewelry as art is successful photography

Portraying jewelry as art is successful photography

“Successfully photographing jewelry all by itself is truly challenging. Portraying it as art is a whole other matter.” - Joyce K. Reynolds, jewelry artist and designer of JKR Jewels Collections When I arrived at George’s studio, I knew he could capture the beauty of my jewelry. That he could adequately portray the beauty, glitter and depth of the jewelry with a perfectly-lit... Read More

Shooting Sports without a Camera

Shooting Sports without a Camera

Our Way of Saying “Thank You” As a way of saying thank you, new catalog clients will receive up to a 30% discount for any last minute photo to dos for your catalog or trade show. Relax and allow our studio continue its tradition of helping your business thrive. Take advantage of this amazing offer today! Looking Back… I have been shooting pictures for a long time.... Read More

If it isn’t Green, it isn’t a Deere!

If it isn’t Green, it isn’t a Deere!

For the past ten years or so I have been working on special projects for John Deere. Last year’s project was to photograph a series of special interest, one of kind and innovative tractors. I traveled from Washington state to Florida and everywhere in between while on this assignment. Most of these have been meticulously restored. They each have their claim to fame. Some... Read More

Product photography: “project” “budget” or “daily” fees. Which do you prefer?

Email received from Frank Irias, President of Daisho Creative Solutions. “The process of contracting Contorakes Photography Studio on a project basis worked out great for our client and us. The challenge was that we had to create promotional materials while the building was under construction, and since we were promoting University of Miami’s new Alumni meeting spaces, we couldn’t... Read More

Rummy! – Commercial Product photographer

Rummy! – Commercial Product photographer

We just finished a project for Matusalem Rum. Lots of drink shots and beauty shots of the products. This is the perfect summertime assignment for a Florida based commercial photographer. No sweat! 23  Read More