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

Tips on Licensing Photos and getting the most out of your images

2017-07-24T21:22:05-07:00By |Categories: Commercial, Industry Knowledgebase, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

_11A0493Licensing is often a confusing term within photography (and even in other industries).  Often times people get thrown a curve when asked about what kind of licensing they require.  Many times clients are told they should ask for ‘full rights’ or a ‘buyout’ which may or […]

Buying Stock Photos / Custom Stock Libraries (aka how to stand out!)

2017-07-24T21:22:06-07:00By |Categories: Business, Commercial, Event, Photography, Portraiture|Tags: , , , |

66-5825-SC-0632Recently I got to hear Joanne Dennison speak about intellectual property rights. She had some great insight into how to use creative and intellectual property correctly to avoid lawsuits and such. Many event professionals may be aware that using popular music at events and in […]

Orange Teams Up with Kicks LA and Converse for New Store Launch

2017-07-24T21:22:08-07:00By |Categories: Commercial, Corporate, Ideas, Photobooth, Photography|Tags: , , , , |

Kicks LA recently unveiled a new store location in Los Angeles. To spread the word of the opening, Kicks LA teamed up with Orange and mega-popular shoemaker Converse for the launch party and to market Converse’s “Made By You” brand campaign. The concept: Everyone who enters the store (during the launch day) can leave with a custom designed poster from our ever popular studio booth. Instead of having store visitors and guests get their picture taken, we shot […]

Traveling for shoots and lighting rental tips

2017-07-24T21:22:11-07:00By |Categories: Commercial, Event, Industry Knowledgebase, Point of View, Reviews|Tags: , , , |

photo lighting rental woes?Travel Lighting Rental Tips

At Orange Photography, we do a lot of travel and photo shoots on-location.  As a result, we’ve had some issues finding good rental houses (or lighting rental locations at all!). One of the best solutions we’ve found (aside from renting locally from the place you’re shooting at) is to just use your local rental house to ship, or use great services like […]

Star Trek Tricorder XPRIZE photo shoot

2017-07-24T21:22:15-07:00By |Categories: Commercial, Point of View|Tags: , , , , |

Tricorder XPRIZE

We had a blast recently doing a shoot for the Star Trek Tricorder XPRIZE competition.  We had some Star Trek fans at the studio to promote this awesome Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE and everyone was really into the shoot.  The prize itself is super awesome too: “A $10 million competition to bring healthcare to the palm of your hand,” as they state on the website.  We’d love to see this happen […]