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Co-founder of Orange Photography. Pinball enthusiast, bike rider, beer lover.

Happy Hour at the Hibernia

2018-09-03T19:01:01-07:00By |Categories: Event, Industry Knowledgebase, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Main Banking Hall at the Hibernia.

As we approached The Hibernia at 1 Jones Street, I knew instantly that we were in for a treat. If you have spent any time in the city you’ll surely recognize the exterior of this San Francisco landmark. A few of us from Orange Photography were there to scope out this new event space. Orange was also one of the […]

Environmental Portraits and building custom stock libraries

2018-05-16T21:54:56-07:00By |Categories: Portraiture|Tags: , , , |

We’ve been doing more and more environmental portraits as part of the custom stock work we’ve been creating for our clients of late and it’s a lot of fun.  In the past we’ve talked about the value of building out custom stock libraries and how it’s not as expensive as you might think.  Additionally having control over […]

The Rise of the Instagrammable Experience and the events world

2018-05-01T19:02:50-07:00By |Categories: Photobooth, Point of View|Tags: , , , , |

We’ve all seen them in our social media feeds.  Bright colors.  Graphically intense scenes.  Bold designs.  From Color Factory to 29 Rooms to the Museum of Ice Cream, these Instagram-centric experiences have been popular over the last couple of years and events have been leveraging these type of […]

Conference Photography Services – what you need to know…

2017-12-20T16:59:52-08:00By |Categories: Event, Industry Knowledgebase, Point of View|Tags: , , , |

As a conference photography services agency, we’ve shot hundreds of conferences and conventions over the years.  Through all that experience we’ve gained a lot of insight into how to maximize your budget and impact for any photography and video you might want of your event.

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Small Potatoes Catering Custom Stock photography

2017-12-12T19:49:15-08:00By |Categories: Photography, Portraiture, Trade|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Earlier this year we had the wonderful opportunity to photograph some custom stock photography and staff headshots for Small Potatoes Catering and Events.  It was really a fun time going over there and setting up for some food shoots as well as their amazing chef at work! We love getting to go and photograph people doing what they love, that’s the power […]

Behind the scenes at Melons Catering and Events

2018-03-13T19:24:01-07:00By |Categories: Commercial, Feature, Point of View|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One of the wonderful things we get to experience in our industry is seeing and experiencing other creative event professionals. We usually get to see everyone at the event working hard and only get to see the final presentation which is why we jumped at the chance to join our partners at

New Rainbow (Unicorn) Shadows Photo Booth!

2017-11-08T06:33:52-08:00By |Categories: Ideas, Photobooth|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Like our CMYK Photo Booth, the Rainbow Shadows Photo Booth we now offer is also colorful and goes beyond just our subject and backdrop. In this setup, we combine three different color gels on three different strobes for this fun effect. With a large white backdrop to project large multi-colored shadows, your subjects and their shadows will always stand out. Different poses cause the shadows to overlap in unique […]

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