global advertising photography Jul 2012Featuring creative talent and services from the most interesting industry sectors
Andre BrandaoSao Paulo
bluestudiosHanover - Hamburg
Eduardo Diaz BourgeotMadrid
Graham ToobyLondon - Dubai
Moran PhotographyWashington DC
André Brandão graduated in Mechanical Engineering and French at MIT and worked for two years as a management consultant before pursuing his true passion, photography.
André has combined this multi-disciplinary attitude to his love and admiration for people and beauty in his photographic career, working in the fields of portraiture, fashion, people, lifestyle and children for editorial, advertising and direct clients.
In addition, he develops personal and conceptual projects aimed at expressing a poetical view of life and investigates possible relationships between new developments in science, philosophy and aesthetics.
Arek Kempka has earned master status working in the commercial photography business for over 15 years. When a customer needs unique and uncompromised quality pictures, they turn to him.
There is no photographic challenge that Arek would not accept, especially when it comes to liquids and splashes.
His studio provides a comprehensive photographic service and clients can relax as casting, styling, photo shooting, 3D modelling and post-production are always perfectly taken care of. It is for this reason that top international agencies like McCann, Ogilvy, Publicis, Saatchi & Saatchi and Young & Rubicam rely on Arek’s team.
Kempka Photography is represented in Spain and Russia and it is ready to expand further.
You are more than welcome to visit Arek’s website or contact him directly for more information.
It's their passion for this craft which has kept Dieter and Volker in demand for over twenty years. Global players and local companies alike book the two for their exceptional, fresh ideas. Customers like Volkswagen, Continental, Sennheiser, Bosch Rexroth and Akzo Nobel have for many years been relying on their quality and their innovative visual language.
Dieter and Volker also photograph interior and exterior, fashion and beauty, cars, people and lifestyle as well as food and drink. Both have also shot widely known calendars, and both have published very successful books with their artwork.
Derek Lomas specialises in still life photography, capturing fashion accessories, beauty products and drinks.
Based in London, Derek has a vast experience of working with clients such as Chanel, Gucci, Shu Uemura, Lancôme, Clinique, Coty, Dior and Estée Lauder. He has also worked for whiskey brands Glenmorangie and Bushmills.
Derek is currently working on a book of black and white portraits of musicians and performers.
Christoph Siegert’s recent assignments included:
- Images for Optiker Bode with Hamburg advertising agency Conrad Gley Thieme. Sophie Patitz was engaged as one of four models for a production shot in the stylish Hamburg suburb of Blankenese.
- Persil advertising spots with DDB.
- 'Powerpackage' was shot in the Siegert Studio while 'Switch on' was produced on an elaborate set constructed in Studio Hamburg.
- Seniors, teenagers and young adults were photographed in four different styles for this year's Berlin S-Bahn campaign.
- A classic 30 second film for Max Bahr hardware stores.
Daniele Fiore was born in Rome in 1963 where he still lives today. For over 20 years he has been working for major advertising agencies in Italy, Europe and around the world.
Daniele has photographed for many major brands in a range of different market sectors, but his main focus remains on automotive photography. His pictures stand out thanks to his ability to interpret and mediate the latest trends within the advertising industry.
When required, Daniele personally takes care of post production for his images. He has a personal rig for running shots as well as a ciclorama studio (OutsideStudio) equipped with everything required for top-class car shoots. He can arrange entire car productions in Rome, throughout Italy or anywhere around Europe through a close group of professional contacts.
Eduardo Diaz Bourgeot was born in Caracas in 1964 and has been living in Madrid since 1990. A third generation photographer, he started his career at the age of 19, specialising in advertising. Eduardo has since obtained numerous awards, such as Cannes Silver Lion, Gold and Silver 'Sol de San Sebastian', and FIAP, among others.
Eduardo works with major advertising agencies in Madrid and clients such as Vodafone, Iberia, Endesa, 13th Street theme channel. El Pais, Peugeot, Leroy Merlin, PlayStation, Caja Madrid, Al Campo, and many others.
His photos have been used for numerous advertising campaigns worldwide.
Erik Chmil is one of Germany's top advertising photographers and works across numerous countries around the world.
In February he shot the new Passat Alltrack for Volkswagen in South Africa and Norway. His recent work includes Porsche Panamera, BMW M Performance, Volkswagen Phaeton, Mini and Honda Motorcycles.
Erik also offers in-house post production.
Clients include Daimler Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Lexus, Opel, Chevrolet, Fiat, Suzuki and BMW.
Awards include 2012 BFF Award / Jahrbuch Architecture Industrial (Merit); 2010/2011 Lürzer's Archive '200 Best Advertising Photographers Worldwide'; 2011 ADC Art Directors Club Bronze 'JW4' Joachim Wissler Cookbook; 2008 ADC Award for image book 'Discover Steel' (Thyssen Krupp).
Erik is represented in Germany, Switzerland and Austria by PAM-Mirjam Böhm.
Gianluca Giannone is a Milan-based photographer who developed his expertise while assisting renowned European and American photographers. He has worked around the world on editorials and advertising campaigns for clients including Police (Bruce Willis, George Clooney and David Beckham), Marlboro (Max Biaggi), Killer Loop (Valentino Rossi), Lotto, Sergio Tacchini, Diadora, Murphy and Nye. Gianluca is specialised in advertising, on-location and studio portraits, architecture, landscapes and sports photography.
He has shot editorials for magazines including GQ Italy, Saveur USA, Vanity Fair, Condé Nast Traveller, Psychologies Italy, Style-Corriere della Sera, Riders Italian Magazine, Myself and Icon UK. He has also completed advertising campaigns for Credem Bank, Campagnolo, Vodafone, Bayer, Novartis, Fiat, Peroni, Gillette and Europ Assistance with some of the world's leading advertising agencies such as Leo Burnett, Republic-Publicis, DLV-DDBO, JWT-RMG Connect, United 1861 and Sudler & Hennessey.
Gianluca combines different techniques and styles to unveil new points of view and interpretations of the reality that surrounds us. He has created a close-knit professional team and pays acute attention to forming relationships that produce the very best results.
Graham Tooby has recently been expanding his portfolio with a selection of fresh images. The same commitment to detail and lighting flow throughout his portraiture and still life work.
This “warts and all” approach has not gone unnoticed, with campaigns for Ford worldwide, Pepsi, Dettlo, Harvey Nichols, Mont Blanc and The United Nations World Food Program.
Working closely with his digital retouchers, a definite style shines through showing attention to detail and a sense of humour.
Graham is on the look out for conceptual work as well as "nice big juicy campaigns". Visit his website for more information and to drop him an email.
Holger Puhl specialises in high-class still life and advertising photography. He works for clients such as Armani, Lancôme, L'Oréal, LVMH, Ray-Ban and Seiko, as well as for international agencies.
His fully equipped studio and in-house post production guarantee a smooth workflow, while the pleasant atmosphere makes clients feel comfortable and relaxed.
Holger has been chosen to become part of Lürzer's '200 Best Ad Photographers Worldwide' in 2012.
Jan Brunclik is a renowned Czech advertising photographer. From his studio he shoots a range of diverse work, including still life, portraiture, lifestyle, food and drinks. Jan also likes to work on location, capturing moving cars or images of architecture and landscape. He is particularly gifted at working with light and colour.
His studio provides complete production and post production services.
Jan is represented by former EURO RSCG Prague art buyer Sarka Tomanová.
Drawing on his years of experience and with a passion for the finer details, Jörk Hettmann has been photographing advertising in his studio located south of Dusseldorf since 1990.
Many renowned advertising companies have shot advertising materials, brochures and billboards at the 400 m² facility, which features a fully equipped studio and extensive lighting equipment, a luxuriant stock of props and everything necessary for all types of successful advertising photography and corresponding special effects.
Additionally, the studio is optimally equipped for outdoor photography. All the necessary equipment is on hand, from high-end portable computer systems to electric generators. The studio equipment was also recently expanded to include film gear and film editing facilities.
An extensive photo archive supplements the studio's services, as well as in-house post production that covers all areas of electronic image processing, from simple retouching to ready-to-print approved compositions.
After finishing her Fine Arts studies Kristina began to collaborate with various international artists and worked as an assistant to photographers in New York and returned to Spain to work with leading fashion and trend magazines as Neo2, Hache and Esquire but soon turns to advertising photography.
Her other passion is portrait and child photography working with magazines like Marie Claire, Milk, La Guia Del Niño, La Petit Magazine or Naif.
Her recent projects include campaigns for clients such as Honda, Loewe, Movistar, 11811, Tourism of Spain, Repsol, Grefusa, Durex, Kia, Vodafone, Control, CajaMadrid, GolT, Loterias, Ausonia and many more.
Kristina is represented by Enri Mur Agency.
Craig Lonnel Moran belongs to a career Navy family that has been stationed all around the country. After high school he attended Hallmark Institute of Photography in Turner Falls, MA and graduated in 1984.
After moving to Virginia in 1985, Craig started freelancing for newspapers and working as a photo assistant for a Time Life contract photographer. He later obtained a staff position at the Daily Press in Newport News, Virginia in 1990. After four years, He moved to Nevada for a staff position at the Las Vegas Review-Journal and worked there for 17 years.
Craig's credits include Newsweek, Time Life Books, People, Parade, Maxim Blender, CBS News, USA Today, LA Times, NY Times Sunday Magazine, ABC News, Success, Image Magazine, Las Vegas Review-Journal staff photographer, Daily Press staff photographer, Black Image Las Vegas, Las Vegas Business Press, Las Vegas Weekly, The Associated Press and Neon Magazine. He has received multiple awards from the Virginia and Nevada Press Associations.
He specialises in editorial photography using the latest cameras and computers for remote transmission. Craig also photographs annual reports, architecture, industrial plants, fashion models and weddings.
Specialising in still life, liquids, special effects and physical artistry, Ray Massey combines real life special effects with his in-house retouching and composing facility to bring to life even the most difficult of art directors' concepts.
Working out of his 3500 sq.ft. converted church hall studio in Camden, London, he has over the last 20 years acquired an excellent production team around him to ensure that even the most difficult brief is executed to the highest of standards!
His passion for solving problems, creating illusions and making effects special has provided him with a regular flow of interesting commissions.
Since 1988, still life photographer Reinhold Schroers has been in great demand as a specialist shooting luxury watches and jewellery. Minimalist staging and perfect macro shots have become his trademark.
With great creativity and cutting-edge digital equipment, Reinhold continues to develop new shooting techniques. He recently expanded his portfolio to include fragrances and liquids which offer transparency, refractions, and motion - all challenging opportunities to test his creative skills. Reinhold's three studios allow him the freedom to implement his projects, whether he is producing entire 'water worlds' or realising close-ups with millimeter precision.
Clients include agencies Grey, BBDO, TBWA, Ogilvy and Brandmission, watch and jewellery manufacturers such as Rüschenbeck, Mahlberg & Meyer, Elysee, Glashütte Original, Christ, Chronoswiss and Lumé Diamond Jewellery, and companies such as Karstadt.
Robb Long understands the importance of delivering a strong and consistent brand image, whether his role is photographer, director of photography, or commercial director.
Robb collaborates with his clients to craft a creative vision for every shoot. With a clear concept in place, he then sets the artistry in motion. Robb works with a top-notch production team, overseeing every aspect of the shoot. He is comfortable giving the talent direction and then letting the scene unfold organically.
"Image follows image. Stories unfold. Photographs tell a brand’s story."
Some of Robb’s most recent clients include Olson, Fulton Beer, Hennepin County Medical Center, Pixel Farm Digital and Sanford Health.
Robb is represented by Katie Swanson: 773-580-7853. He's represented on the West Coast by Engwall Reps: 310-382-0099.
Stefano Cattelan's powerful photography demonstrates great attention to detail. Applying his personal experience, knowledge and skill he creates intense images, and his ability to think conceptually and offer visual solutions is an asset for every client.
Based in Turin, Stefano is involved in every step of the photo production process, from concept to casting through to digital post production. His award-winning work has included images of the Official Programme Opening Ceremony of the XX Olympic Winter Games in Turin in 2006, which received the ‘Best Events Award’ won by K-Events and Filmaster Group. He also shot images of the Official Programme Opening Ceremony of the European Taekwondo Championship in Rome in 2008.
His work has been published in newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, Style Montecarlo, Elle, Marie Claire, JM, Men's Health and Sportweek. He has also contributed to a number of charitable causes, including the LILA Night for Aids in Montecarlo and the TV and press campaign for S.O.S. Italia.
Clients include Red Bull, Lotus Cars, Barilla, Arena, Boombogie, Asics, Dainese, Reebok, Fila, Le Coq Sportive, Mares, Biesse, Ferrero, Alfredo Pria, Love & Pride Jewellery, Nikon, Liberti, Maison de la France, Corsica Tourism Office, and many others.
Stefano Guindani is a celebrity and international fashion photographer who has shot important advertising campaigns for clients including Moschino, Adidas and Audemars Piguet.
In 1998 he founded his own agency, SGP Stefano Guindani Photo. SGP offers image production services for internationally renowned fashion houses.
Among his most important clients are Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Versace, Bulgari, Valentino, Diesel, Moschino, Alberta Ferretti, Mini, BMW, Salvatore Ferragamo and Max Mara.