22 Jan

Product photos on white

Product photos on white

I am often contacted by clients that need product photos on white.  This is great for me because its actually one my specialties.  If you are going to be selling on amazon at all they actually require that your photos meet these standards. And even if you aren’t going to be selling on amazon having professional product shots on pure web white can give you that edge to succeed over your competition.  Below are some examples of different styles of shots on white I offer.

Reflective surface

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Stylized

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With props

Edgy Product photos on white

Edgy

In addition to these looks I can pretty much duplicate any look you can find on the web. If you have an idea please fire away.

10 Jan

Jewelry photography

Jewelry Photography

This past year (2016) I was contacted by Ryan over at Dylanlex. Ryan and his brother were very impressed with my jewelry photography online and we quickly set up meeting.  We sat down at a local coffee shop called La Colombe.

Ryan had been doing most of the photography for the company by himself and I could sense he was a little overwhelmed. The trouble he was having was isolating the images on a pure white background. This happens to be my specialty so this made for really excellent collaborative experience. Ryan knew exactly what he wanted, but really enjoyed the flair I was able to bring his brand.  He and I really clicked and were able to find a look that really worked with just a little back and forth.

One of my favorite things to do is to collaborate with people who have a really solid and strong vision. It makes my job so much simpler and its a lot easier to satisfy a client that knows what they want. Below you can see some samples of the jewelry photography I delivered .

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26 Feb

Philadelphia Photographer

Philadelphia Photographer

Here is a small piece on myself and my business. The reporter asked me about what its like to be a Philadelphia Photographer and some other things. Its below if you dont want to click the link. They even included a cool shot of the back of my head. Hope you enjoy.

Freelance photographer Sean Bolton—currently based in East Kensington—has called sections of Northeast Philadelphia home for roughly seven years.

“I like what’s happening down here, this sort of revitalization movement,” said Bolton. “There’s great houses, history and buildings. It creates a community of arts.”

Though mainly self-taught, the 33-year-old Germantown native attributes much of his knowledge to photography collective The Wonderful Machine. When he’s not touring with his band, Surgeon, Bolton mainly shoots for independent companies out of his home studio—from a handbag designer when he first started dabbling in the industry to design companies to Screen Dreams, a company known for its fireplace DVDs.

Philadelphia Photographer Sean Bolton

http://philadelphianeighborhoods.com/2014/02/26/east-kensington-five-artists-to-know/

25 Feb

Execute Art Not People

Execute art not people

The following pictures of from a project I shot for called Execute Art Not People. The series was curated by Aja Beech. I’ll be hanging the photos at the Ethical Society of Philadelphia.  Friday, June 1st, 2014 in tandem with first Friday

Execute Art Not People

Aja Beech is a freelance author writing about social issues and the arts. In 2010, she was the recipient of a Leeway Art and Change Grant and, in 2011, she was named one of Philadelphia’s Creative Connectors. Her poem, “for you women,” received a nomination for a Pushcart Prize in 2012. Her poetry, short stories, and essays have appeared in Newsworks, Huffington Post, Certain Circuits, Apiary Magazine, The 5-2, Ether Books, and Three Line Poetry. Links to her work appear at processpress.wordpress.com.

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King Britt is an American DJ and record producer from Philadelphia.

His musical curiosity has paved the way for the artist he is now. From composing house tunes for the legendary Strictly Rhythm and Nervous Records, djing for Sector 6 Grammy Award winning comrades Digable Planets, founded the legendary Ovum Recordings with techno wunderkind, Josh Wink, being tapped to underscore Michael Mannʼs Miami Vice and various commercials, to curating a full day at MoMA PS1 in New York, the list goes on and on.

www.kingbritt.com

 

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Supporters came to use their art to speak out against the current laws.

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Accordingly, the art all has the focus of raising awareness of sentencing laws in Pennsylvania.

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This charity and movement has meetings. Supporters have joined from all types of artists around Pennsylvania.

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Presently, you can find out more at https://executeartnotpeople.wordpress.com/.

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Take a moment to sign the petition. Ultimately, we want your help to change the death penalty laws in Pennsylvania. Find out what you can do to make the politicians listen to this important issue.

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23 Feb

Jon Foy in The Philadelphia Weekly

Philadelphia Weekly

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This is a potytsoy of Jon Foy. John is a director. This shot made the cover of the Philadelphia Weekly. Jon and friends Justyn Duerr and Steve Weinik were recently excepted into the Sundance Film Festival for their documentary Resurrect Dead. A documentary where they researched the origin of the Toynbee Tiles .  Even if youve never heard of the Toynbee tiles before you may have come across them.  Check out this wikipedia article about them for the background. But also check out my friend Steve’s photo gallery of the shots here. 

If you dont have time to check out those links. The film covers a mysterious street artist who’s cryptic street tile art has reached people across the globe.