In September of 2005,
my photography business went through a bit of a
change. I closed down my 1500 sq. ft. warehouse
of a studio, and moved the office to our new home
Because of the crazy hours I typically work in a
week, having the office at home affords me more
time with family while still keeping up with the
The new "digs"
have a great space for meeting clients, as well
my office and production area. Though I no longer
have the large camera room, it really hasn't presented
a problem. The question I hear quite often now is
"Where will you do product photography and
business portraits etc?" My answer, "On
Much of my product
and other commercial work over the years has already
been on location, sometimes for convenience to the
client, sometimes because the product is simply
too large to move.
Clients love it! It saves them from taking a day
out of their busy schedules, and the expense of
transporting products back and forth.
Having adequate space
to set up a location studio is sometimes a challenge.
Even small products can sometimes require elaborate
lighting setups. It's comical sometimes where we
end up shooting. Everything from storage rooms,
photocopy rooms, board rooms and corners of the
warehouse have been our "studio-on-the-go"