Live models are as close to the high quality magazine feel as you can get. A live model not only shows how apparel fit and drapes over the body. On figure shots can also support your brands mood and gives a distinct look. These shots were done for Pistil Designs.
With ghost images or 3-D retouching, I combined two-three separate images in Photoshop to create this mannequin look. Ghost mannequin photography can help specifically for items like blazers, coats and shirts where it's important to show off details like inner linings. This post-production can be cheaper than hiring a model but still enhance the product by being more 3-D.
Client: SOG Tactical SOG released their packs in 2016 and were in need of product photos for their web site and other marketing material. The bags are very functional and detailed, and much time and detail were spent on showing the many features. This was shot in John Laptad studios, where SOG has been a happy client for over 3 years now. sogtactical.com
Client: Pistil This local headwear and accessories company has been working with John Laptad studios from the beginning. A lot of attention is put on styling and lighting. These images will be used for print catalog, web site ecommerce and social media.
This line of Citrus CBD capsules needed a product photo for their eCommerce shop. The product’s box needed to be rendered digitally because the actual sample was in such beat up condition.
Groen is new local cannabis farm in eastern Oregon. They requested product shots of their extremely clear concentrate.
Client: Stonedware Co. Ariel of Stonedware was looking to upgrade her images of her handmade porcelain pipes on her online store and etsy. The challenge here was the fact that they are off-white pieces and shiny. A lot of care was put into lighting. We decided to not clip out the pieces but let the shadows work for us. stonedwareco.com
Client: Cathedral Ridge The famous challenge of shooting liquid in glass. Much attention is put on keeping a luster and sheen, but to get rid of the distracting shine.