Donut CGI

What better way to combine our strong background in food photography and our skills in CGI than to produce a Donut CGI video? For this CGI animation, we wanted the audience to be taken into an imaginary world we created entirely from Computer Generated Imagery, which gives a nod to classic children’s wonderlands like Candyland or Willy Wonka.

 

Our decision to focus on donuts we can owe in part to our sugar cravings, but it also was an environment in which we could play with inclusions and complementary foods, similar to how we capture food photography environments on set.

Under our director’s vision, our talented CGI team sketched a storyboard that went through multiple revisions. Once the storyboard was approved, the team worked on an animatic based on 2D drawings which you can see below.

The music was also very important for this project and we wanted something that expressed childlike wonder. The song we ultimately settled on was both catchy and fun for both kids and adults. We know we couldn’t stop humming it during the workday!

The next steps after the animatic involved 3D modeling, lighting, rigging and texturing. You can see some stills from the environment as it started to come together. These stills are from before final texture was added.

MODEL STILL – UNICORN

FINAL RENDERED STILL – UNICORN

MODEL STILL – GIRAFFES

FINAL RENDERED STILL – GIRAFFES

Check out the final rendered video below!

WARNING: May cause cravings!

 

 

Boston Home Inspectors

We had the opportunity recently to produce a marketing video for Boston Home Inspectors for their website and social media. We created a personable video that captured how this father-and-son business perform home inspections for everyone, spanning from experienced home buyers to first time home buyers. They service Boston and the Greater Boston area.

We did everything from creating the script, putting together a storyboard, interviewing the subjects, to the physical shooting and editing. It was rewarding seeing this video come to life, and how it embodied the loyalty and trust that the company has worked hard to create.

We shot this video over two separate days, capturing B-roll on location and interviewing James, the owner of BHI, and his two sons, Devin and Aidan, at our full-service commercial Studio in South Boston. We wanted to ensure that we illustrated the company’s mission and what they stood for. We captured the detail, thorough nature, and love that is put into each inspection.

We scouted three locations in advance of the shoot and on the shoot day we had James and his sons do walk throughs of each home, checking the houses for items they would look for on a regular inspection. We were able to capture the inspectors in their natural element this way.

We also deployed a drone to get establishing shots of Boston for the video. Our talented drone operator captured some nice shots of the city from the roof of one of the houses.

It was clear the inspection team was talented and hard working as they took us through their process and shared some fun stories of things they uncovered during their inspections. The inspectors were not afraid to crawl into dark basements or enclosed areas so our crew could capture some cinematic shots!

If you’re a first time home buyer, or are just looking for a home inspection, be sure to check out Boston Home Inspectors! And in the meantime, check out the marketing video below!

BEST BOSTON VIDEO PRODUCTION AND BOSTON COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF 2019

The 2020’s are here and we’re feeling nostalgic looking back on our fantastic Boston video production and Boston commercial photography projects in 2019. Take a look at our video and photo year in review below!

Cheers to the start of 2019 with an on location video shoot in Boston! We did everything for this video shoot from pre-production including in house casting, location scouting, creating the video storyboard, to shooting the video footage, and handling all aspects of post production like sourcing and managing the Voice Over artist and editing the final video.

Full service Video Production Studio in Boston shoots on location video shoot

If you’ve been to Indresano Studios, you know we love to create, produce, direct and edit high end and high quality videos in our Boston based studio. In the winter of 2019 we did just that with the below Chanel Ad video. Don’t enter into 2020 without giving it a watch!

Netflix’s Stranger Things came to Indresano Studios for ice cream photography in February 2019 and the Demogorgon sundae was unleashed! Check out one of our final Stranger Things video creations here (at your own risk).

Our Boston video production journey took us all over the city in March with the below documentary we created for the Pine Street Inn’s 50th anniversary in 2019. We highly recommend giving it a watch. It was without a doubt the most rewarding and eye-opening video production project we created this year.

We added colorful, playful and vibrant additions to our corporate persona photography and corporate persona video portfolios at Indresano Studios this year with a big photo and video campaign for a huge networking event. We shot both video and photo assets in April 2019 for the event in the Fall. Check out some of the final retouched images below!

Boston Lifestyle Photographer Michael Indresano creates stunning portraits for corporate ad campaign
Boston Lifestyle Photographer Michael Indresano creates stunning portraits for corporate ad campaign
Boston Lifestyle Photographer Michael Indresano creates stunning portraits for corporate ad campaign

We continued creating powerful videos in May 2019 for important non-profit organizations like Medicine Wheel. Our very own Michael Indresano was even named “Medicine Wheel Man of the Year” in 2019 for all his generous work with the program. You can see our video about Medicine Wheel’s Hand in Hand program below.

We were honored to receive 2 awards from the 13th annual Black and White Spider Photography Awards this year for both our Bowflex M7 photo and video shoot as well as our Range Rover photo and video shoot.

We had a successful lifestyle photography shoot in the studio in June 2019 for a rebranding of a popular healthcare company. We handled all aspects of this healthcare photo shoot from in house casting for over 25 models, sourcing wardrobe, organizing the shoot schedule to shooting and retouching the final images.

Michael Indresano is a well known lifestyle photographer for major healthcare companies

If you’ve ever been to our Boston based studio, you would know we are major dog lovers. Needless to say we were very excited when we had a product photo shoot with a dog model in the studio in the summer. 2019 is going to be hard to beat.

Indresano Studios handles all casting needs including animal castings

We created an emotional video interview for a corporate client in 2019. We shot the video on location and told the story of a breast cancer survivor. We were fortunate enough to interview the survivor herself, as well as her friends and family. The final video was played at an international company event in September.

We of course had many delicious food photo shoots and ice cream photo shoots in the studio with great clients. We love our clients 🙂

Boston Food Photographer Michael Indresano creates appetizing and mouth-watering food images for well known food brands.

2019 was full of food photography, ice cream photography, food videos, interview videos, documentaries, and creative challenges and solutions. We are so grateful for an amazing year full of videos and photos. Keep checking our blog in 2020 for more fantastic projects! Make sure to also check our website www.indresano.com to see what we are up to 🙂


VIDEO INTERVIEW BEHIND THE SCENES

Our recent video project at Indresano Studios highlighted an emotional interview with a Breast Cancer survivor, her family, and friends. Check out some behind the scenes images below.

We went on location for this video shoot and set up our crew and equipment in the interviewee’s home! That’s right, if you can’t come to the studio, we’ll bring the studio to you 😉


The youngest interviewees for this video location shoot did an amazing job!

We traveled to multiple locations for this video shoot to film survivors of certain medical conditions.

The talented Hair and Make-Up artist, Donna from Anchor Artists, made sure all participants in the video interview were camera ready.


Anchor H/MU artist Donna works her magic on another video participant.

Personalities shined in the final video for this interview!

Our talented camera crew knows how to capture all the best angles.

Our grip strikes a regale pose on the video set!

To see more of our work, check out our website at www.indresano.com.

FOOD VIDEO SHOOT WITH INDRESANO STUDIOS

We were cooking up a storm in the studio at our most recent food video shoot! Food stylist, Sunny Ricks, was hard at work making sure all the ingredients were video ready.

For over 25 years, we have built a name for ourselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical

A job such as this needs plenty of space for the stylists to perfect their creations. They were able to make themselves right at home here at Indresano Studios.

For over 25 years, we have built a name for ourselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical

Of course, the food stylists needed all of their tools of the trade for this video shoot.

For over 25 years, we have built a name for ourselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical

They weren’t alone in being prepared, prop stylist, Verne Cordova, started his holiday meal prep early this year for this video project.

For over 25 years, we have built a name for ourselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical

We used the Sony F5 to capture all the savory details of the delicious food.

For over 25 years, we have built a name for ourselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical

It wasn’t only the food that was looking good in this video shoot. We made sure we had plenty of wardrobe options in the studio.

For over 25 years, we have built a name for ourselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical

We were impressed how food stylist, Katrin Schnippering, was “berry” concentrated on set.

For over 25 years, we have built a name for ourselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical

After this video shoot, prop stylist, Verne Cordova, slipped into a pretty serious food coma. Guess he played with his food too much!

For over 25 years, we have built a name for ourselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical

To check out more of our food photography work, go to our website: www.indresano.com/foodphotography.com 

FLEXING OUR VIDEO PRODUCTION MUSCLES WITH BOWFLEX

The team kicked into high gear to capture photography and video of the Bowflex Max Trainer M7. Fitness at the studio!

After our day of video was complete, the team spent another 2 days capturing high-end images to showcase all the exciting features and design of the product. Check out some of the images below!

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

Want to see more? Check out indresano.com for our image and video portfolio!

RANGE ROVER VIDEO PRODUCTION AND PHOTOGRAPHY: IT’S ALL IN THE DETAILS

No matter how big the product, the Indresano team always has an eye for the details. So naturally, when we had a Range Rover in the studio, we couldn’t help but admire all of its features, both large and small. After looking at these images, you’ll have a new appreciation for car design!

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning work with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

The team also worked to capture a video of the car’s beauty as well. Check it out below:

BEST PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEOGRAPHY OF 2017

With the start of 2018, we looked back on a year full of challenging photography and videography projects, exciting clients, and big changes at the studio! Check out some of the highlights of the last year below:

The year started off with a photoshoot – Baby Michael’s first time on set! During our annual Indresano’s Angels shoot, we were fortunate to have our own ‘Charlie’ for the day, although we think ours was a little cuter. 🙂

Then it was time for some deja vu: we were back in San Diego to conduct a video interview of new international executives for a corporate video series. Our crew did a quick turnaround and was only on the ground for 36 hours, but that didn’t stop them from seeing the sights and getting in a little local fun!

With the crew back to the cold New England, we had a client who was keeping it hot in the studio with a model photoshoot! Hair product company Toni & Guy came to the studio for a glamorous beauty shoot. In addition to the final shots of fun new hairstyles, we also captured some tutorial photographs of how to get the same look.

Michael Indresano Photography is a full service commercial photography studio in South Boston, Massachusetts. We offer a full suite of creative services from pre-production to post-production.

Michael Indresano Photography is a full service commercial photography studio in South Boston, Massachusetts. We offer a full suite of creative services from pre-production to post-production.

It wouldn’t be a year in review if we didn’t mention the amazing Superbowl LI win for the Patriots! We were excited to photograph two New England Patriot all-stars in the studio this year- running back James White and tight end Rob Gronkowski. Check out some images and behind the scenes videos below!

This year also included some fun videography projects, including one for a new DuoClean vacuum. We worked to capture the high end, sleek side of a product that people often overlook as simply utilitarian.

Some of our video productions also took the team on location, such as the 2-day video shoot we did in a gym to showcase Nike. We worked with a highly athletic model to help capture a gritty and intense final video.

We also had a new exciting addition to our photography team this year- our Hasselblad H6D 100C! It gives us files twice the size of other leading cameras, a much faster shutter speed, and 4K video capabilities.

Image of Hasselblad H6D-100C

The team was very honored to win a Black and White Spider Award for our photography and a Hatch Award from the Ad Club for our videography. Below is the Hasselblad image that won for the Black and White Spider Award.

And below is the video we made with MIT Tangible Media which won a Hatch Award in 2017.

Hatch Awards, Boston Commercial Photography, Boston Food Photography, Boston Food Video, Boston Videographer

MIT, Food Photography, Boston Food Photography, Boston Commercial Photographer

We also had several opportunities to drive some high-end cars into the studio. First up was a Range Rover in order to capture a sleek and detail oriented video showcasing the car. Next up was a Volvo XC90 Excellence Edition. We used the luxury car to showcase a new software design which creates a proactive suspension that eliminates motion in the car. The images from that shoot are coming in a blog soon, so keep an eye out!

A big project we undertook this year was converting our storage room into a highly organized prop closet. We went through all the props we collected over the years and logged them in a digital portfolio. We also created a numbering system so that we will be able to find any prop needed instantly. The result is a food photographer’s dream come true!

Michael Indresano Photography is a full service commercial photography studio in South Boston, Massachusetts. We offer a full suite of creative services ranging from pre-production to post-production.

This past year, the team had a chance to capture some shoe photography as well as make some videos. For instance, this fall we collaborated with Timberland on an exciting project, where we used photo smoke and our Sony F5 to create a social media campaign for their Limited Release boot.

We also worked with New Balance to create a dynamic photography campaign in magazines and other printed publications.

It wouldn’t be an annual review of all our work if we didn’t mention some of our food photography! We teamed up with Improper Bostonian and the talented food stylist John Carafoli to capture the cover photo for their pasta issue. Check out the final result below!

With a year as full as this one, we can’t wait for all the new projects and changes that 2018 will bring. Make sure to stay tuned to our blog to get sneak peeks and behind the scenes access in the new year!

And if you want more now, check out indresano.com

VIDEO PRODUCTION FOR SEAPOINT ESTATE

We had a blast handling all aspects of pre-production, shooting, editing, and producing the final video showcasing the magnificent Seapoint Estate!

A special thank you to Robert Kinlin for his kind words and a big congratulations on the successful sale of the magnificent Seapoint Estate! We are so grateful to have gotten to handle the video production for this project.

“Michael Indresano’s reputation for quality, perfection, and excellence made him the ideal person for this job. Only someone of his caliber could capture the fine craftsmanship, high quality, and sheer beauty of the Seapoint Estate. The video the Indresano team produced played an important role in displaying the magnificent  Estate. It was a pleasure working with Michael and his team.”                                -Robert Kinlin, Owner and Founder of Robert Paul Properties

Not only did we handle the shooting – including using drones for overhead shots – but we also took care of wardrobe, hair, makeup, casting, audio, lighting, and so much more. You name it, we did it! Here is a glimpse behind the scenes of this video production.

Our drone helped capture a breathtaking view of Sherry Spinale from Maggie Inc. running through the estate’s gorgeous green yard.

Of course we had to snap a quick picture of the amazing views. The sunsets at Seapoint Estate are unparalleled! It is the ideal location for a video production team.

We are so grateful to have been given the opportunity to produce a video of this incredible property. Check it out below!

VIDEO INTERVIEWS IN SAN DIEGO

The cold and snow were too slow to leave Boston, and Indresano team was impatient for warmer weather! So they packed up their gear and went down to sunny San Diego for a video shoot.

Once the crew scouted out the best location, they got right down to business getting all the gear set and ready!

Our Production Coordinator Shannon filled in as the interviewee in order to adjust lighting and sound just right for the videos. But that didn’t stop her from working!

Notice anything about the window frames? Here’s a hint- it involved a lot of taping! We covered the black frames in white in order to create the perfect background for the shot

With everything all ready to go, our professional interviewer got everything underway.

It takes a great crew to film a strong interview!

After two days of prep and filming, our team had just enough time left in San Diego to visit the seals in La Jolla.

 Jayna and Shannon even managed to snag a ‘seal’fie with one of them!