NEWS FLASH – Portable Equipment for ‘A Studio in Your Office’

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A Studio in Your Office

Achieving clear, consistent staff portraits when taken in a client’s office and not in a photographic studio needs specialist portable equipment.

When on location, we will bring to the shoot our own compact studio system; this allows us to get the best possible lighting. Leaving the photographer free to concentrate on achieving required poses and expressions, so they look strong across a company’s team profile page.

Our favoured lighting solution is the Elinchrom Octo Softbox, which casts a large, soft and very even light across the subject. It produces results that tend to flatter and please even the most camera shy people.

Another essential piece of equipment is the Quadra Ranger battery flash – which is the perfect partner to the Softbox. From a single charge, the flash can be fired hundreds of times in a long shoot, but will remain remarkably consistent in terms of its colour and power output. It seems a small matter but it makes a major difference when displaying a large number of different portraits on the same page.

And our last piece of vital kit in the compact studio system is our humble pop up backdrop. We use a variety when clients require a neutral background, or to make it easier in postproduction to create cutout portraits when backgrounds are to be replaced after the photoshoot.

Piranha Photography

Piranha Photography

Professional corporate photography and video for companies in London, the rest of the UK and Europe. Piranha are commissioned by FTSE100 companies and start-ups alike, for numerous projects, covering a wide range of work and styles. Portraits and office photography for use on websites, events coverage and PR shots for press and publications, as well as Board and location photography for annual reports. Using top of the range Leica cameras and lenses. Processing of images is fast and to an extremely high standard.
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