Photographing shiny stainless steel - tearsheet

Published on Tue Jul 9, 2013 by

A couple of months ago I blogged about a challenging commission, stainless steel, highly reflective, product photography at an enginnering company here in Merseyside.  The most common problem in stainless steel photography are reflections.  Every object which surrounds it mirrors its image, including lighting rigs and the photographer. So I had to build an enormous tent around a large value, big enough to include a model in the shoot operating the kit.

The client and I were really pleased with the results - which of course included a lot of post-production work. Below are some tearsheets showing the finalised versions on publicity material. I've been asked back to do a similar project this week - this time it included a pressure unit 1.5m tall !

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Author: David J Colbran
Liverpool photographer David J Colbran features in a digital festival with his pandemic art work and project.

Presentation at Digifest 2021 Festival, Durban, South Africa

A couple of weeks ago I was honoured to be asked to present and exhibit some of my artworks at the “Unmasked” Digifest and annual research conference 2021, based in Durban, South Africa

David has been shooting construction photography for over 15 years producing images for clients across the UK. He is always happy to chat about your photography requirements.

Construction Photographer Liverpool

A lot of my recent commissions have been as a construction photographer in Merseyside and beyond. I've worked for both development companies and directly for manufacturers as their products are being installed on site.

Positive Vibration is a reggae festival situated in Liverpool's Baltic Triangle - music photography by David J Colbran

Positive Vibration reggae festival in Liverpool

Positive Vibration is an award-winning reggae festival here in Liverpool and I was covering it for my agency ArenaPAL

"I have employed David many times over the years, principally as a music conference and high profile event photographer. He is always easy to work with, has a strong sense of what style is needed for each project and brings back results on deadline. He is skilled, experienced and understands visual language and lighting. Additionally, David often helps secure additional PR and media coverage."

 

Simon Green

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Music PR photographer - Lady Leshurr on tour image

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