Case Marine makes water filters, reverse osmosis water makers, and various other water improvement devices for, mostly, large ships. I spent the day photographing their people and machines near the Arlington airport. The Canon 5Ds and my tilt shift lenses performed very well. In fact, I will now say I am convinced the digital camera out performs the 4×5 film camera. Check out these pics for sharpness at original size (which by the way is only 1/2 the size of the original RAW file (51 million pixels to 100 million pixels if I combine files in panoramas or HDR).
This photo was made with more than 25 exposures in 3 cameras on 4×5 film. The effect intended was to have this product depicted as a planet… with the product’s installation tools orbiting. Of course, the planet is lit from the inside to depict molten lava.
The print was 10 feet wide by 8 feet tall and it was impressive. The client made a lot of money, sold the company at a profit and retired. I, on the other hand, am still working. Perhaps, I should have done the photo for free only asking for a % ?
So what are these products?
Here is a tough product… reflections everywhere… all goofy…. polished stainless so it;s supposed to look like chrome…
We shot it with the regular lighting setup and again later with a plexiglass soup bowl over the top (just a small hole for the camera lens (which i then retouched out).
Which one should go in the catalog?
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,400 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 23 trips to carry that many people.
Need some more Red Blood Cells?