Product photography: 24-karat gold Hoptimist for Danish magazine ad


The final Hoptimist ad in FEIN Magazine featuring the new Bumble in
24k gold. Photography by Lars Brandt Stisen. Click to Enlarge.


Studio assistant Mette readying the product for photography.
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Working with different types of reflections in the studio using custom made
lighting equipment. Click to Enlarge


The final image (cropped): Hoptimist Bumble in 24 karat gold.
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The product is shot in high resolution with full depth of field to allow
detail-crops anywhere on the product. Photo by Lars Brandt Stisen.
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Another setup I did on white backdrop showing both sizes in the product line.
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You can view more of my work for Hoptimist and other international brands at my website:

Cheers
Lars



Keywords: product photography advertising jewelry 24 karat gold reflective surfaces hoptimist baby bimble bumble berlin stisen maddocman

DIY Photography: Building a photo booth for events, parties and weddings

I built a photo booth and deployed it at our friends' wedding in Berlin Germany.
The "Selfie-Booth" was made using a GoPro camera, some electronics, LED's an a doorbell. You can view the entire gallery with examples and behind the scenes images on my Behance portfolio at:
https://www.behance.net/gallery/19610211/The-Selfie-Booth

The photo booth is also featured at DIYPhotography:
http://www.diyphotography.net/building-photo-booth-using-gopro-camera-led-lights-doorbell/


The homemade photo booth or "Selfie-Booth" with its lighted
button and photographic lights. The photo booth contains a set
of timer and relay circuits that are setting events in carefully
timed sequence to reproduce the feel of a classic photo automat.
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Image from the Selfie-Booth taken at the wedding party in Berlin.
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Image from the Selfie-Booth taken at the wedding party in Berlin.
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Image from the Selfie-Booth taken at the wedding party in Berlin.
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Images from the Selfie-Booth taken at the wedding party in Berlin.
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View my full post with all the images from building the photo booth to deploying it at the wedding party on my Behance portfolio at:
https://www.behance.net/gallery/19610211/The-Selfie-Booth

Thank you for watching!

Cheers
Lars Brandt Stisen
www.maddocman.com


Keywords: Photographic engineering, crafts, electronics, gopro hero3+ black edition, LED lights, wired triggering, timer, retro, floral wallpaper, simple, light weight, bts, tutorial, how to.

Fashion photography: Essential items for the studio


Essential items for the studio (if you do fashion/apparel and lifestyle).
Photo by Lars Brandt Stisen, MADDOCMAN Berlin(Click to enlarge)

1)  Garment steamer (and distilled water)
2)  Hair & Makeup station with a lighted mirror
3)  Clothing racks
4)  Wastebasket
5)  Lint rollers
6)  Gaffers tape
7)  Paper towels and wet wipes
8)  Bobby pins and hairbands
9)  Clothes pins, A-clamps and Bullnose clips
10)  Refreshments (liquids and snacks for everyone)
11)  Band-aids, Aspirin and stomach tablets
12)  Model release forms and fresh pens

Some people use a lot of clay to fix products while others use a lot of clips to fix garments. I have listed the most common items for a fashion/apparel/lifestyle shoot. These are all equally important.

Note: The garment steamer is the Jiffy J-2000M, in case you were wondering.

Cheers
Lars

Photographer and creative director at MADDOCMAN Berlin


Commercial photography: IMPOSSIBLE apparel shoot in Berlin

A little BTS from shooting new apparel for The IMPOSSIBLE Project.
Photo by Mette Beate and Lars Brandt Stisen - Click to Zoom

Apparel shoot this week with our lovely client The IMPOSSIBLE Project here in Berlin. A gallery with a selection of my work for IMPOSSIBLE is underway, which will display a wide variety of photography assignments.

Models: Cheyenne and Danny
Styling: Debbie
Assistant: Mette

To view more of my work please visit my website at:

Candy break: Soft liquorice toffee with lemon and sea salt

Sweets for the crew - Click to Zoom

Soft liquorice toffee "Kick" bars with lemon and sea salt -A special delivery from our favorite Berlin candy store "Herr Nilsson GODIS".

If you live in Berlin and like liquorice, pay a visit to Herr Nilsson GODIS and support a sweet initiative:
http://www.herrnilsson.com/



Photo Story: FLUX -existence in a realm ruled by the concept of time

From the FLUX photo series. Photo: Lars Brandt Stisen
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Mette shaving off her hair in the FLUX photo series. Photo: Lars Brandt Stisen
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New project feat. Danish model Mette Beate who is shaving off all her hair during the shoot at our Berlin studio. FLUX is a tale expressed through photography and poetry about existence in a realm ruled by the concept of time.

View the entire story on my website:
http://www.maddocman.com/flux.htm

Thank you for watching :)

Best regards
Lars
http://www.maddocman.com

Keywords: poetry, tale, story, fashion photography, hair, bald, model, mirrors

Product photography: On the cover of Frankfurt Trade Fair Magazine top fair

The "Love Hoptimist" on the cover of top fair Ambiente
Photo: Lars Brandt Stisen - Click to Zoom 

My Hoptimist picture featured on the cover of TopFair Ambiente -the official Frankfurt Trade Fair magazine with a circulation of 60,000 pcs :) Frankfurt Trade Fair is one of the world's largest trade fair companies.

View more of my work on Behance:
http://behance.net/maddocman

View more about me on my website:
http://www.maddocman.com/lars-brandt-stisen.htm


Fashion Photography: PANOPTIKUM - A homage to imagination expressed through fashion photography, electronics and software


From the series "PANOPTIKUM" by Lars Brandt Stisen.
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From the series "PANOPTIKUM" by Lars Brandt Stisen.
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Wall projections from the series "PANOPTIKUM" using custom software.
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Pressing the button will generate a unique room description every time.


From behind the scenes / Photo: Lars Brandt Stisen - Click to Zoom


I wrote two editions of the software, one for download and one for use at
exhibitions together with the push-button interface and wall-projectors.

An excerpt from the latest series of personal work I've done. The project involves many aspects including software and electronics engineering, photographic engineering and fashion photography. The PANOPTIKUM project is a homage to human imagination as ability, and part of a series of projects that I am doing on the subject.

You can view the entire series on my behance portfolio at:
https://www.behance.net/gallery/PANOPTIKUM-Homage-to-Imagination/14501965

For more information about me please visit my website at:
http://www.maddocman.com/lars-brandt-stisen.htm

Information about our Berlin based commercial photography studio, can be found at:
http://www.maddocman.com/commercial-photography-studio-berlin.htm