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 ūüôā

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!

60TH ANNUAL HATCH AWARDS WINNERS

Our team at Indresano Studios, a Boston based video production and commercial photography studio, worked hard during the 2020 pandemic to continue creating award winning video and photo work. We are so happy to share that our hard work paid off at the 60th Annual Hatch Awards!

You can view our Hatch Bronze award in the Film Category for our video Pine Street Inn: Rebuilding Lives for 50 Years here.

It was also a great honor to receive a Merit award in Design for our Bose Headphones video, which we created using entirely CGI. You can view the winning announcement here.

We also received a Merit award for our video Pine Street Inn: Rebuilding Lives for 50 Years in the Work for Good Category.

You can view our award winning video “Pine Street Inn: Rebuilding Lives for 50 years” below.

You can also view our award winning CGI video “Bose Headphones” below.

To see more of our award winning video and photography work, check out our website www.indresano.com.

 

LIFESTYLE PHOTO SHOOT: THE INTERN’S VIEW

Welcome to day one of production for our most recent lifestyle photo shoot. As well as my first location shoot as an intern at Indresano Studios!

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

My second week and we were on the road for a location shoot. Kudos to Maggie Model, Ilima for handling the heat so well in late August! She was relieved when this shot was positioned in the shade.

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

I stayed on my toes all day to make sure that Ilima and the product were good to go. Every member of the team did great in the hot weather.

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

Day one of production and my first location shoot was a success! It was great to see a full team at work for this lifestyle photo shoot. As a young creative, there was a lot to take away from the day.

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

We knew day two of production for this on location lifestyle shoot would be that much better when we saw this would be our view for the day!

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

 Sabrina from Model Club was a natural on set! She looked perfectly business professional thanks to the outfits chosen for the shots by TEAM wardrobe stylist, Coleen Gannon.

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

Coleen and TEAM hair and makeup stylist, Paula Voisembert, were an amazing pair for this lifestyle photo shoot! They were on top of everything, especially with the wind being so strong.

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

A loud bang caught us off guard! The U.S.S. Constitution gave everyone a surprise visit with it’s roaring canons. What a special treat on a beautiful day, and a great way to top off day two.

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

A successful two days of production at two different locations. Now for the post production work. Michael and everyone involved taught me so much in just these two days.

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

The rush of having a heavy schedule in the early weeks of my internship was exactly what I needed. It gave me no choice but to learn more about equipment needed for on location lifestyle shoots shoots.

To see more of our product and lifestyle photography work, check out our website www.indresano.com!

EARTH DAY: NEW HASSELBLAD AND NEW PROFOTO LIGHTS PUT TO THE TEST

 

It takes 90% less energy to recycle an aluminum can than to manufacture a new one. That same amount of energy is enough to power a television for 3 hours. Also, only 27% of newspapers in the US are recycled. We would save 1 quarter of a billion trees a year if we recycled all newspapers. And, 14,000,000,000 pounds of garbage is tossed into the ocean a year, killing at least 1 million creatures.

 

This year, more than 192 countries, totaling over 1 billion people, came together to celebrate Earth Day to try and change these statistics.

Earth Day Social Media Post

The inspiration for our Earth Day shoot came from the idea that one small action (or drop) can create a ripple effect.

The Rig

Using magic arms, we were able to get the baster we used to create the drops, in perfect position for continuous drops, giving us lots of options to work with.

Using magic arms, we were able to get the baster we used to create the drops, in perfect position for continuous drops, giving us lots of options to work with, and eventually giving us the perfect shot for our Earth Day post.

Using our new Profoto lights with our Laser System, we were able to sync our lights to our new Hasselblad H6d-100c camera to capture the water drop right after it hit the surface of the water, freezing the splash and capturing the drop in mid air.

The water drop interrupts the laser beam firing  the strobe lights and camera simultaneously, getting the perfect shot every time.

A drop just before it hits the laser. The Profoto D2's capture the splash with no motion blur, freezing the drop in mid-air. The drop suspended in air reflects the map behind it.
A drop just before it hits the laser.

We placed a world map behind the set to create a reflection resembling a globe in the drop in order to capture as much in camera as possible.

 

After getting the perfect splash image, the team needed a solution for a larger drop. Leave it to Michael to have exactly what was needed.

To get a perfect shot of the globe like reflection, the team used a custom made acrylic drop.

Using a glass drop composited into the final shot, we get the perfect reflection of the world map behind it. The New Profoto D2's light up the set.

Want to see more of our work? Check out our website

INDRESANO’S ANGELS PHOTOSHOOT (PLUS CHARLIE!)

When the cold weather hit, it meant one thing at the studio- Indresano Angel’s time! We got a date on the calendar, found our inspiration images and we were ready to go!

Maryelle Artistry came to help get the production team all ‘glammed’ up for the shoot. It’s not everyday you get to get the full Kardashian treatment!

A couple of final touches from Maryelle on set as the lighting gets set.

Executive Producer Millie stands in to help get all the final touches ready, and to show off her fabulous outfit!

Emma, Millie, and Shannon really know how to work their angels!

A quick shot behind the set shows all the work that goes into getting the lighting and set just right!

Charlie’s Angels had their mysterious leader, but we think ours is much cuter. ūüôā

One last shot of Mommy and baby Michael, because we couldn’t pick just one!

ICE CREAM POLAR PIZZA SHOOT

Who wouldn’t want to grab a Baskin-Robbins Polar Pizza slice after watching this!? Enjoy!

Check out the final video above!

Some of the behind the scene shots of our Baskin Robbins Polar Pizza. Took Michael and the team 3 days to shoot the sequences needed to make the cut. Each flavor was shot separately and edited in post to give that final polished look. Momentum, music, rhythm, appetite appeal, and the flow of the video are qualities that we focused on highlighting. In total there are 49 actual shots to create this 30 second video, however we took 2-3 takes per shot.

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Something that looks simple in a video may be quite complex to shoot. Applying math is an indispensable way of accomplishing such a task. Image above shows how we divided up each slice and marked them numerically for an action sequence. In the final video clip, you can see the results of this kind of math in action.

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At the end of the day, it is about getting the shot and getting it right. Executing creative ideas take a lot of “thinking outside the box”. This is just a casual example of the things we use to get the shots we want.

Very cool slow motion behind the scenes video of Jayna dropping the candy pieces on top of the Polar Pizza (below)! See the clip in the final Polar Pizza video at 0.07 seconds in (above).

SAVORING THE SUMMER WITH ICE CREAM SCOOPS AND CONES

August usually means the end of summer is approaching, so we wanted to make sure we got in some last days of ice cream tastiness¬†at the Boston food photography studio! Things may have gotten a little messy, but isn’t that part of the fun with ice cream? Enjoy a little taste:

WYNN CASINO: BIG OPPORTUNITIES IN SMALL PACKAGES

Recently the team took on an unusual challenge of photographing a model of the new Wynn Resorts to be built in Everett, MA. The crew packed up their bags and went on location to Wynn offices to shoot the 6’ x 8’, 1500lb model of the soon-to-be casino. Our intern, Sarah, wrote a blog of the experience:


Jayna, Odi, Michael and I packed up the van early Wednesday morning and hopped on the road to head to Wynn offices in Medford. When we arrived and unpacked we were in awe at both of the models that were created for the planning of the casino. Our client informed us that the model was 1500 pounds and was delivered from Las Vegas and reassembled here in their Boston office.

We were able to move the model to anywhere in the room(luckily it was on wheels!), which really helped us get our backdrop and lighting just right. It was so nerve-racking to move the giant replica! After shooting a from multiple possible angles we packed up the car and headed home after a fun, but exhausting, shoot. Check out some images below!

We were definitely excited to have an on location shoot at the Wynn Boston Harbor offices!IMG_1697

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I admired the model and was amazed it was almost the same height as me!IMG_1699

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A shot from inside the giant ‚Äúsoft box‚ÄĚ we created to get the perfect lighting.1T5A8026_Resize

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Michael, our client, and Odi discuss possible angles for photographing the replica.1T5A8013_Resize

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The use of warming gels on the lights help capture the bronze color of the building.Wynn Casino Everett Model

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A second model previewed the interior of the casino, showing a colorful floral design for the lobby. Included is also a beautiful ferris wheel and the Popeye statue created by famous artist Jeffery Koons, whose work is featured in several casinos in Las Vegas.Wynn Casino Interior Model

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Michael sets up the composition for an eye level shot of the model.Framing the Wynn Casino Model

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Below are two of our final images. We can’t wait to see the real life Wynn Casino, coming soon

Wynn Resort Final Image

Wynn Resort and Casino

VIDEO PRODUCTION ON THE ROAD IN SAN DIEGO

Recently we went to San Diego for a video production project. It was a lot of early mornings and long days, but we live by the philosophy of work hard, play hard.

Our Production Coordinator sits with some of our equipment we had to bring for the shoot. No room for clothes when back up batteries are more important!

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When we finally arrived in San Diego, we had a few moments to enjoy the warm weather and beautiful scenery before heading off to work!

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Setting up all the cameras and lights took a while, but luckily the sunshine was cooperating with our team.

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We brought in some local talent to conduct the interview, including a professional interviewer as well as some local grips. You can never have enough footage to help make a video look perfect!

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After a hard day’s work, in the evening our crew found some time to enjoy the sunset along the waterfront.

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Working for a studio, they couldn’t help but grab some beautiful shots!

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The work might have been tough and the hours long, but at the end of the trip Our team were all smiles at a job well done!

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BLACK AND WHITE AND SEEN ALL OVER: THE SPIDER AWARDS

We are honored to announce that we received two nominations for the international Black and White Spider Awards!

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Over 7,600 photography entries were received from almost 75 countries, and we were fortunate enough to be recognized in the following two categories:

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Nominee in Nude Photography: Bodyscape

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Nominee in Advertising Photography: iRobot

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