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!

 

 

How to Stand Up to a Bully: Natalia’s World

Our in-house animation team for our series Natalia’s World has been hard at work this month! From writing scripts, to creating storyboards, to recording voiceovers at our studio — we’ve put our heart and soul into making this fun and educational animated series for children.

Our cartoon series follows spunky 9-year-old Natalia, who navigates life, school, friends and family! She has the help of her magical moral compass to guide her through hard decisions, as she tries to do the right thing. Our series is based on our director and executive producer’s children, Natalia and Michael, in real life!

We had the most fun recording voiceovers in the studio! Natalia (9 yrs) and Michael (5 yrs) were true professionals, adding flare, personality and excitement to their delivery of lines! Not to mention, they’re adorable!

We released our most recent episode “How to Stand up to a Bully,” where Natalia must figure out how to deal with a bully at school. It was exciting seeing all of our revisions, edits, and animations come together for the final result.

A huge thank you to Ultimate Self Defense in South Boston, for participating in the video and encouraging morals of strength and courage amongst young people! We were excited to have the owner, Andrea ‘Sensei,’ record voiceover for the role of the Judo Instructor in this episode!

If you haven’t already, subscribe and tune in to our YouTube channel below! Find out which life lesson Natalia will navigate next!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvUxzM3JeY1wnONzGh1rmfQ

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 COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF 2021

Our full service video production and commercial photography studio had a successful year creating compelling video content, stunning still photography, dynamic CGI, fun-filled animations and so many more creative projects. Check out some highlights from 2021 below!

One of our most exciting new ventures of 2021 was our official launch of Natalia’s World! Our in house team of Directors, Producers, Animators, Voice Over artists, and Writers have been working hard to bring these lovable characters to life. Check out the official premiere episode below and stay tuned for more episodes in 2022.

Make sure to also subscribe to the Natalia’s World Youtube channel and follow her adventures on Facebook and Instagram 🙂

In addition to impressive animation talent, we got the chance to work with two of Boston’s top comedians, Lenny Clarke and Tony V, on a comedy video shoot for Boston Medical Center’s Stop Hunger Now campaign. Check out one of the final videos below and prepare to laugh :p

Our creative team also had the honor of helping to tell the inspiring true story of Noelle Lambert, a Paralympic athlete who competed in the 2021 Paralympic Games. You can learn more about Noelle’s story in the trailer we created below.

You can also view the full Resilience video here.

As a team of sneaker heads, we were excited to work with some of this year’s most stylish shoes. These top of the line running sneakers were super fun to photograph. We worked hard to bring out the beautiful details of each shoe.

Boston's Best Shoe Photographer creates another stunning detailed shoe image.

We continued running throughout the year with more beautiful running sneakers like the Puma Faster+ collection.

Boston's most detailed shoe photographer is Michael Indresano

Our Boston based creative production team also shot for Puma’s Nitro collection. We always work with the top-of-the-line stylists to prep the shoes for all of our shoe photo and shoe video shoots.

Boston Shoe Photography and Boston shoe retouching
Award winning shoe photographer Michael Indresano creates another stunning shoe image.
The most beautiful shoe photography in Boston.

Our full service creative production team also shot multiple product videos and product photos in 2021. Our dedicated team of camera operators, our talented Director and Photographer, and our in-house Producers worked together to create content for a client’s new product line. We shot images of their office supplies collection in an environment and on seamless to give the client multiple uses.

Commercial Product Photographer

Boston's Best Product Photographer
Commercial Product Photo Shoot

Of course it wouldn’t be a year at Indresano Studios without appetizing food photo shoots and food video shoots. We especially built up our ice cream photography portfolio in 2021. Check out a few highlights below!

Boston's Best Ice Cream Photographer
Boston's most experienced ice cream photographer
Editorial Ice Cream Photographer in Boston

We also had many successful food video shoots and food photo shoots. It was hard to not eat all the yummy dishes, but somehow we resisted until after we got the shot. Camera always eats first!

This year was filled with many fulfilling video projects like the video we created for South Boston Catholic Academy’s Set Sail fundraising campaign. Check out the full video below.

We also worked on many CGI projects, like the CGI video for the Louis Moinet Rosetta Stone Tourbillon watch below. We created this entire video using CGI. Everything you see here from lighting, texturing, rigging, and animating was done in house.

Our full service production studio used our CGI skills to put an artistic spin on National Grid’s beautiful energy saving products. We created multiple videos for this campaign featuring energy saving light bulbs, shower heads, and thermostats. Check out the shower head video below. Everything in this video, including the water simulation, was done using CGI.

To see more of our recent work, check out our website www.indresano.com and stay tuned for more videos, images, CGI projects, animations and much more in 2022!

BEST BOSTON VIDEO PRODUCTION AND COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF 2020

2020 was a year unlike any other in many ways, but especially at our Boston based video production and commercial photography studio. Take a look at just a few highlights from our studio’s video and photography projects in 2020!

We loved having Boston Dynamic’s Spot in our studio for a product reveal photo shoot. New studio pet?!

Our video production crew traveled to a National Grid substation to film a customer storytelling video of Boston Dynamic’s incredible robot Spot in action. Check out the video below!

We used our expertise in product videos to create strong, chic, and informative product videos for Samsonite’s top of the line products.

The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic was undoubtably unexpected, but our team at Indresano Studios looks at every situation through a creative lens. Our dedicated Director and video crew spent multiple days in masks and PPE shooting the empty streets of Boston during the March and April 2020 city wide shutdown. As a full service Boston production studio, we felt inspired to document life in the city during the pandemic. We created the below Empty Streets video using our own footage and audio from Mayor Walsh.

Our Empty Streets video received tons of praise and was shared by Mayor Walsh on his social media accounts including instagram, facebook, and twitter.

Our production team kept busy throughout quarantine, adapted to the unprecedented times, and enforced strict social distancing and safety policies throughout the studio. Our team is endlessly thankful to all the health care workers who made it possible for us to continue working. We were able to work hard on a lot of remote photo and remote video shoots as well as many CGI projects like the Bose CGI video below.

Our in house CGI artists and creative team also created the below video for the Nike Mercurial Superfly 7.

Our team traveled to multiple locations in 2020 for different on location video shoots and on location photo shoots. One of our location shoots took place at a Boston hospital. This healthcare video shoot was a big success.

Our talented team always has an appetite for food photo shoots, especially editorial food photo shoots. Check out some of our favorite food photos from this year.

We kept our creative juices flowing and our taste buds satiated throughout the year with multiple ice cream photo shoots and ice cream video shoots. Check out a few of our favorite editorial ice cream shots below.

On top of all the major world events happening in 2020, it was also a U.S election year. Our creative team put our video skills to use to create a video encouraging people to get out and VOTE in the presidential election. We are happy we have the video tools, editing knowledge, and creative vision to help promote the vote.

Our video team also used our skills to create a powerful fundraising video for a virtual fundraiser for the Women for Walsh campaign.

2020 was a crazy and unprecedented year, but our production team at Indresano Studios has proven we can take on any challenge with creativity, composure and style. We cannot wait to see what 2021 has in store for us!

To see more of our work in photo, video, CGI, and much more, check out our website www.indresano.com.

BOSTON FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY SHOOT

Our latest food photography photo shoot was a great success. Check out more behind the scenes images below. Make sure to have something delicious and nutritious to eat nearby because these images will make you want to eat healthy!

Anchor Artists’ food stylist Marc Sievers prepped the dishes in our studio kitchen. We pride ourselves on being a very food friendly Boston photo and video studio 🙂

As a full service production studio, our team handles everything from pre production through post production. Our team and crew pay special attention to detail to make the finished product looks spectacular.

Food photography and food videography are our passions. We also don’t mind the perks of getting to eat the ingredients every once in a while :p

On our photography set, we make sure every last detail is perfect and aligned with our clients’ vision. Our Hasselblad HD6 camera captures every minute detail so every food dish must be ready for its close up!

Our photography and video crew will not stop working until every shot is exactly what the client needs!

Hungry for more? Check out more of our work in food photography on our website www.foodphotographerboston.com. You can see even more of our work in photography and video on our main website www.indresano.com.

BOSTON FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

Our talented team at Indresano Studios in Boston specializes in food photography. We were so excited to show off our skills on our latest food photo shoot. Check out some of the delicious, mouthwatering, yummy food images below!

This savory salmon curry dish, with its vibrant colors and appetizing display, was a dream come true for a Boston Food Photographer. Anchor Food Stylist, Chantal Lambeth, did an excellent job styling this delicious meal.

Michael, our food photographer, may live and work in Boston now, but he always stays connected to his Italian roots. This scrumptious pasta dish is no exception. Anchor prop stylist, Kate Shepard, sourced beautiful props for this food image. Can you say yum?!

We may specialize in dessert photography in our Boston commercial photography and video production studio, but we’re also pretty good at eating dessert too. Just saying 😉

We don’t think we could name a better job than being a Boston food photographer and Boston dessert photographer if we tried.

Our team loves capturing delicious details of our food images. Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too? :p

Are your taste buds craving more? Check out more of our food photography and food videos on our website foodphotographerboston.com and our main website Indresano.com.

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 🙂


BOSTON ICE CREAM PHOTOGRAPHY

We can never get enough ice cream at Indresano Studios! Check out some ice cream photography from our latest ice cream photo shoot below!

To see more of our award winning ice cream photography work, check out our website www.icecreamphotographer.com

ICE CREAM PHOTOGRAPHY

It is never too cold at Indresano Studios for an ice cream shoot! Check out some of our final ice cream images below from our recent photo shoot.

Why have one scoop of Strawberry ice cream when you can have two?

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Cherry Jubilee ice cream is not only beautiful to photograph, it’s also delicious!

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

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Chocolate chip ice cream is good in any season- even in New England!

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 created a stack of Jamoca Almond Fudge ice cream sandwich cookies to show off this delicious flavor.

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For more mouth watering images, check out our ice cream website, www.icecreamphotographer.com and our main website www.indresano.com 

Make sure you have an ice cream spoon nearby 😉