Chris Sisarich recently completed an epic shoot for
Lexus, working with CHI Advertising out of London.
His work is being used for the launch of the new 350 and 450h
models in the European market. Taking him from Barcelona, Spain, to
Queenstown, New Zealand, this latest assignment forms part of a
growing trend in his work schedule with an increasing number of
European and American clients.
The New Zealand-born photographer has long been a location
specialist. His cinematic style and acute sense of light and the
environment play a strong hand in his automotive, landscape and
Along with LexusEurope,
recent clients have included ToyotaAustralia,
ToyotaEurope, Tourism Victoria
Australia, Air New Zealand, Sony
Japan, Skoda Europe and Frito Lay
Conrad Piepenburg loves to experiment in new technical fields.
He finds it very exciting to push boundaries and create new images
using CGI technology, or to bring movement to static shots with his
latest passion for filmmaking.
Featured in this Spotlight is Conrad's first
film for BMW.
He loves speed and dynamic motion, a fact reflected throughout
his photography. Conrad works internationally for renowned clients
across the car industry.
Don Johnston is a highly motivated photographer with a unique
eye and ability to capture his passion for action. He has earned a
solid reputation for his motion work that blends his love of motor
sports and photography, encapsulating the emotion of vehicles and
the excitement of performance.
He studied at The Center for Creative Studies and was soon
working in automotive photography upon graduation. Before long, Don
was shooting national ad campaigns for high profile clients
including Cadillac, Toyota,
Volkswagen and Pontiac.
Today, his body of work has evolved to include remote mountain
location shots for Polaris snowmobiles, jet skis
in action running through the warm Virgin Island waters for
Kawasaki, as well as cruising coastline road shots
for Buell and Kawasaki
motorcycles. He has done a variety of national motor sports
advertising such as race win ads for NASCAR,
Indy and 24 Hour Rolex.
Du Ribeiro has over 30 years of experience shooting cars,
people, still life, landscape and aerial photography for Brazil's
major advertising agencies .
In collaboration with Cameron Image Productions, Du Ribeiro
produces photo shoots in the studio or out on external locations
worldwide. Cameron Image Productions handles all the location
scouting, casting, budgeting and travel arrangements.
His fully equipped Sao Paulo studio extends to over 2000 sq.
ft., with facilities including a complete lighting grip, camera
system, digital back and digital workstation with a technician and
fine art printer.
Günther Raupp is one of the very few elite car photographers
working in Europe and The United States. His impressive list of
references ranges from Audi to
Volkswagen. He shoots on location and at studios
Günther also enjoys an international reputation for calendars.
It is common knowledge that only the Pirelli and
Ferrari calendars have achieved an ultimate
cult-status within their target group: Günther has shot all the
Ferrari calendars, a total of 25 in a quarter of a
His photography has been presented in exhibitions at the
Galleria Ferrari in Maranello, Italy, and at the Haus der
Wirtschaft in Stuttgart, Germany. Further exhibitions in Tokyo,
Shanghai, San Diego and New York are upcoming.
His book 'Ferrari - 25 Years of Calendar Images', published by
teNeues, is completely sold out. 8,000 copies were sold in only 12
weeks. Günther jokes, "Even my photography portfolio is a best
With his unique shooting style, Günther is one of the leading
exponents in the field of international car photography.
A highly experienced location and travel photographer, Ian
Aitken was one of the first photographers to be commissioned by
Rough Guides. Ian has worked on many travel
brochures, guide books and advertising campaigns.
Recently, he has been working closer to home on a project to
rebrand a small British seaside resort. The resulting pictures will
be exhibited nationally.
Aside from being used to getting up before dawn for his
landscape work, Ian is perfectly adept at photographing people. He
has some very exciting projects coming up in Portugal, Turkey,
Kenya and the UK.
René Staud Photography stands for the creation and design of
elaborate photographic studio productions and on-location shoots for
the transportation industry.
A tight professional team works in conjunction with the
company's own studio and in-house post production departments to
guarantee maximum flexibility, which in turn facilitates a seamless
collaboration between all contributors from initial concept through
to the final image.
René Staud also provides purely photography-based solutions.
Tom Nagy shot the new SAP worldwide campaign in
Spain, Singapore, Holland and Germany. A total of ten commercial
motifs were shot within four weeks, and the first of these is
currently in circulation. Production was handled by Contra
Tom spent two weeks shooting in LA for investment bank
State Street SPDR. He shot a total of five
commercial motifs for North America. Agency: The Gate worldwide.
This was followed by the realisation of yet another motif for
his long-term clients XL Capital. The location was
Brazil, next to one of the world's largest dams. In addition, Tom's
personal 'Glacier' piece was awarded at the AOP Awards. He also
completed shoots in New York and Spain for Swiss
Post and Euro RSCG, Zurich.
Following a turbulent first half of the year, the Nagy team is
currently working hard on the completion of a 70-page promotional
booklet which will soon be sent out to creative people all over the
world. Email for more information.