Category Archives: Commercial

It has been a rough few weeks, I must say. Since Governor Lamont deemed my business a non essential business, the phone has stopped ringing. There are some bright spots though. I have been learning new photography techniques through podcasts, and webinars. We are staying in touch with other photographers on Zoom and face timing friends and family.

I am listening to what many professionals say that you should do. I am getting better at quick books, I cleaned up my website and I have looked into new ways to market my business. One product that I offer that has been successful at these times is the video walk through that I shoot. I clean off my cameras and gear with sanitizer every time I use them. ( by now I have the cleanest cameras in the world ). I wear a mask and gloves and the house is vacated by everyone except myself. Here is a sample.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bi4mZK9FW4k&feature=youtu.be

I enjoy shooting interiors. Light, bright and clean.
Different angles showcasing the interior
I like to show multiple rooms in a shot but also include neat angles
Bathrooms have a lot of reflections, but you can use this to your advantage.
The straight on shot. Lines and composition. Very nice.

While under quarantine I have been offering these gorgeous Plexiglass photos of Westport, Norwalk and Fairfield. They are perfect for display so while your stuck inside now you can see your gorgeous town all of the time. Please support your local arts, there is no income coming in now and we need your help. You can order prints online from here.
https://videlerphotography.pixieset.com/westport/

I order 200 business cards every year. I really look forward to making these little works of art with all our info on them. With COVID-19 I did what everyone suggested that I do. Stay inside as much as possible, take seminars to learn new techniques in your field and concentrate on your marketing. I thought this would be a good time to create my new business cards. So I went to my business card people. Moo. I felt that I created a very nice card and couldn’t wait to give it to my first person.

Since my profession was deemed unessential I felt that this might be a tough time to hand one off. But I am allowed to photograph empty houses, so here was my chance. The call came in to photograph a home in Greenwich and I got very excited to shoot again. Mask on face, gloves on hands and sanitized camera equipment and I was ready to go. The client stood 6 feet away and I said to him. Here is my business card, I will put it on the table. This was probably the worst thing that I could have done.He looked at me like I as crazy and said, no thanks, I don’t want it. He said he didn’t know if the cards had been sanitized.

my new Cards

Yes. It is now a new decade and branding your business or re branding your business with photography is a very smart idea. I can parachute into your business and capture images that will tell your clients who you are and what you do. A nice mix of portrait photography candid photography and my experience shooting interiors gives you a nice mix of images to use.

On this shoot I was hired to capture the opening of Pinstripes. It is a nice Italian style restaurant that features an open floor plan and bowling. I started out with interiors knowing that there would be a large crowd as the night got longer. I really enjoy the challenge of producing images that capture a business and it’s personality.

Pinstripes is located in the new Sono Collection in Norwalk

The bar area at Pinstripes
Bowling is offered
I love the murals above the pins
showing the space
The dining area
intimate booths
what a great bar
The out door space features a fire pit and lounge area
open kitchen where you can see the chef cook
everybody having a great time
fun for all ages

Using photography to promote, brand and market your company is a very good idea. This is in2bluedesign a company that designs pools.  this segment was photographed for Westport Lifestyle Magazine, but I think every business should hire me to photograph them. I can not think of a better way to market your business and show people what you do and what your working environment is.  I really think this interests people. These shoots are simple and straight forward with added creativity to help brand your business.