Commercial Photography in Pittsburgh

Commercial Photography in Pittsburgh

Commercial Photography in Pittsburgh

While a large amount of photography occurs purely for fun, there is a decidedly commercial side to photography also. We have all heard the old saw that a picture is worth 1,000 words, and nowhere is this expression more true than in the world of advertising. Companies and their ad agencies have spent thousands of hours and numerous dollars finding the photographs that sell their products, and the world of commercial advertising is alive and prospering.

There are a number of critical factors to consider when it comes down to commercial photography. In order to achieve success as an advertising location, the commercial image must convey real feeling and waken an emotional response. While some advertising relies purely on the intellect, for the most part advertisers are aiming for the emotions of their customers. Photographs that can convey that type of emotion are rare, and really valuable.

Commercial photographers struggle for pictures that have an instant impact as well as an emotional response. After all, consumers these days are inundated with advertising nighttime and daytime on the television, on the radio, on the web and even on their shopping carts and mobiles. As a result many buyers have simply learned to tune these messages out, and it can be quite tricky for advertisers to find messages that resonate with their possible clients.

Commercial photography and the power of pictures continue to play a very important part in this new age, and commercial snaps are finding their way into all kinds of unconventional spaces.

Many of the most successful advertising campaigns employ a special branch of photography known as large format photography. These special pictures are made using equipment designed specially for the task, and they’re typified by their size as well as their impact. Enormous format photographs can be enlarged virtually without limit, and these are the stills seen adorning storefronts and other public spaces. Many corporations have used these enormous format images to snatch the attention of increasingly jaded buyers, and their popularity is likely to grow in days to come.

Irrespective of what the product being sold, many firms have found that bright vibrant colors help to move more products of the shelving. Shoppers have a naturally robust reaction to these bright and cheerful pictures, and corporations selling everything from scent and clothing to vehicles and boats have utilised the power of color to bump their products.

We are living in an increasingly jaded and advertising-saturated world. In order to compete successfully corporations must continually adapt to changing conditions and changing tastes on the side of their clients. The best firms use a wide variety of promoting techniques, from standard paper and magazine advertisements to viral selling over the web, but there will always be a place for commercial photography. The power of the picture is hard to reject, and commercial photographers are steadily looking for those photographs that resonate with their clients and their customers.

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Jim Cunningham Photography Client List

• The Allegheny
• Art Effects Design
• Bechtel Corp.
• Blattner Brunner
• Brentwood Bank
• Bucyrus USA
• Carbide Graphite
• Copperweld Corp.
• Corporate Design
• Design Alliance
• The Diocese of
• EKATO Corp.
• Electrolux
• ERGON Refineries
• Federated Investors
• Grove City College
• Grubb & Ellis Mgmt.
• Health America
• Heinz USA
• The Mentoring
• Merrill Lynch
• Michael Robert
• Mizrahi Design
• NEP Broadcasting
• Norfolk Southern
• Osram Sylvania
• Perkins Eastman
• Pittsburgh
   Convention &
   Visitors Bureau
• Pittsburgh Penguins
• PPG Industries
• Rexall Sundown
• SSAB Hardox
• Sullair Compressors
• Thermo Electron
• Westinghouse
• Wier Minerals

We look forward to assisting your business or company with all of your photography needs.

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