The board photography for Smith and Williamson was taken at their London offices; the brief was to capture the group of Directors seated together and also individual shots for their review sections in the report. Below you can see a few spreads from the annual report and a few pages from the company’s website –
Board of Directors on Website –
Directors Photographs in Annual Report
For the Smith and Williamson Annual Report, the style of photography throughout is consistent and considered. The directors are all engaged with the camera and smiling to the same degree, to look competent yet approachable. – Douglas, photographer
A big soft box was required to balance the ambient light and the flash, to give a more natural look. A shallow depth of field was chosen to give a sense of location without distracting from the subject.
Annual Report 2019
Below you can see a few of the Board of Director’s photographs taken by Piranha and featured in this year’s printed and online annual report –
A photo shoot in London photographing a new company Chairman. The images were provided to the press and news outlets when the announcement was made. Here are a couple of the photographs taken and supplied to the PR company at the time.