INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS HONORS INDRESANO STUDIOS

¬†We are ecstatic to announce our work was selected as some of the most distinguished professional color photography in the world at this year’s International Color Awards!

Out of entries from 73 different countries, we received an honorable mention for our work in shoe photography for New Balance!

To sweeten the news, we were also informed one of our food photography images received a distinguished nomination. What a treat!

We were happy to hear the four below images were also nominated in the professional Advertising category:

All of these recognitions have only fueled our motivation to continue creating more award winning photography and videography. Stay tuned!

Check out more of our award winning work on our website www.indresano.com

 

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. ūüôā

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.

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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.

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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

HAZY DAYS: VIDEO AND PHOTOSHOOT WITH COLORED SMOKE

We always love a client that comes to us with a new approach, and this Limited Release Timberland photography and video shoot was exactly that. What better way to showcase a purple boot than with beautiful photo smoke!

When shooting photo and video with colored smoke, it’s important to be in a well ventilated area. And what’s more ventilated than shooting outside! We built our own little set right in our parking lot, which certainly had heads turing on the sidewalk.

While overcast skies can be great for lighting, the Sony camera is not a fan of the possible rain that comes along with it. Fortunately, our team created the perfect umbrella attachment to keep the Sony dry and happy!

The team worked with the shifting winds in order to capture the perfect shot of the smoke engulfing the boot. We ended up with some truly amazing images and video clips.

Close up, you can see the colors blending right at the point of ignition before billowing out in the wind. The saturation and movement of the smoke amazed us, it was almost like ink in water!

To help balance out some of the red in the smoke, we counteracted it with a blue light, leading to the perfect shade of purple.

After covering the block in a faint purple haze, it was time to edit! The goal was a seamlessly looped video, and our client was impressed with what we put together. Check it out below!

RUNNING ON NEW BALANCE: SHOE PHOTOGRAPHY SHOOT

Earlier this year we worked with New Balance to photograph their new line of running shoes. Take a look behind the scenes of all the components that go into getting the sneakers to look just right!

In order to hit the ground running, all the different styles and colors had to be lined up in order and ready to be prepped! With so many exciting colors, it was hard to pick a favorite.

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Gina, our shoe prepper, made sure all the shoes looked camera ready. No detail was left unnoticed!

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She’s so focused even Sophia can’t distract her, much to Sophia’s dismay!

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Getting the shoe to have the right angle and pressure can be challenging. It takes a lot of maneuvering and a few tricks to get everything just right!

Michael checks every shot and compares all the small adjustments made to make sure that no bend of the shoe or lace is out of place! As Michael would say “It’s not final unless it’s perfect”

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The final images were added into graphic for two page ads in magazines.

Run out and get your pair now!

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VIDEO SHOOT PART 3: THE FINAL PRODUCT

Here it is, the moment we have all been waiting for! From Boston to California to Malaysia and back again, the Indresano team has wrapped up our video shoot with Jambu Adventure DesignsРand an adventure it was indeed.  We are proud to have had the opportunity to be a part of such an amazing production and we cannot wait to see what you think of the final product!  Stay tuned as Indresano continues to break new ground with new and exciting multimedia ventures.

VIDEO SHOOT PART 2: BEHIND THE SCENES IN MALAYSIA

Where do we even begin with our trip to Malaysia?! We traversed half way around the globe from Boston to Penang for the second and final stop of our video shoot. Over two days, we shot in a spice garden, a tropical fruit farm, a butterfly sanctuary, the Penang national forest, on the beautiful beaches, and in the thick of the city. We filmed in tuk tuks, out of the back of a moving vehicle, in the water with our underwater camera housing, and on a boat at sunset. Our models held butterflies, rode bikes, hiked in the rainforest, and frolicked¬†in the ocean. We worked hard in the 80% humidity and scorching temperatures, but we wouldn’t have changed one second of it! Stay tuned for Part 3, where we’ll release the final video!

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Relaxing under the cool cover of the Butterfly Garden

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Start off the day with the warmth of the Malaysian sun

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Penang’s Tropical Spice Garden
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Look at the ladies admiring the koi pond

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Tuk tuk rides in Georgetown!

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Shooting IN the water! Don’t worry, we had underwater camera housing

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Looking out for an adventure cuz Life’s a Journey

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We shot in Penang’s Tropical Fruit Farm- our models sampled something delicious

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Stopping to pose with a bicycle and its happy owners

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Ending the day with some juicy tropical fruit

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PUMA FOR DETAILS MAGAZINE

We recently had the great pleasure of working with Puma North America to produce some beautiful shots of their stylish new Alexander McQueen line.  Our photo was featured in Details magazine, September issue. (only the premiere fashion issue of the year!)


Here are some behind-the-scenes photos from the shoot.  Trust us when we say that no detail was left unturned.

Verne works his shoe magic on set, placing the shoes at the just the right angle to show off their best face.

Like a secret family recipe, where Verne finds his perfect-for-the-occasion props, we’ll probably never know!

The shoes take main stage, and we’re off to the races…

THE FINAL AD.

We’re very happy with how the ad looks, and the client is too!

MAY SHOWERS BRING…MUDDY BOOTS!

Range Design called Michael to create a unique shot:
looking UP from inside a puddle!
It looks like a sunny day inside Indresano Studio.
This boot’s really strung up.
Stylist Bonnie Anderson is on hand to ‘make it rain’.
A lot goes into being a puddle-
Not a piece of equipment was spared.
It wasn’t easy for Michael to allow this much dirt in his studio,
but look how it paid off!

TIMBERLAND: WINTER MUST BE ON THE WAY…

Here’s the agenda.

 


Matt Baldelli, Assistant, Digital Tech, Model and Shoe Prepper
(we can work with any budget!),
prepping the shoe lacing.

 

Perfect size 9 and a half.

“This model moonlighting is fun after all”

Timberland’s Senior Art Director John Caley making adjustments

 

And did we mention Matt’s ballet skills?

 

Michael and John evaluating, in full OCD mode, perfecting every detail.

 

Coming soon to a billboard near you!