Photographer/director Jim Purdum has the expertise and confidence to be flexible on an ever-evolving TV-shoot schedule. Always a step ahead, he gets the concepts, takes initiative and runs with it for spontaneous and authentic moments. Shooting alongside a TV motion crew as they were filming in Los Angeles over a two-day period, Jim shot the still campaign “Timeless” with agency Digitas LBi for client Pittsburgh Paint Group (PPG) to showcase a broad product line of quality paint colors.
We are so proud to announce we have brought Chicago-based photographer and director Andy Goodwin into the Truppe fold. “Andy knows how to connect with people to create simple, beautiful moments of truth for powerful storytelling, and we want only the best for our clients on every project,” says Doug.
Vision meets talent meets truth when it comes to Walter Smith signature style of natural storytelling, whether it’s portraiture, lifestyle or documentary. His people are believable, you feel as though you know them—maybe from a party, the work place, the neighborhood—you recognize their experiences.
Recently Eastern Maine Health Systems rebranded itself to become Northern Light Health. Director/Brand & Marketing Creative Jonathan Hutter and Lead Writer/Brand & Marketing Chris Facchini of Eastern Maine Health wanted their story out there—a story of the many services, compassion, care and commitment Northern Light Health provides to Maine’s central, eastern and northern communities. They turned to a tried-and-trusted storyteller who knows and understands the landscape and the people of Maine very well—photographer Dennis Welsh.
JDA, Inc. got the dream job to design logo, do packaging, point-of- purchase display and even help name the new Canon IVY Mini Portable Printer. JDA, Inc. reached out to Jim Purdum for his refreshing artistic input and expertise to tell the story of the new portable+pocket-sized photo printer catering to a youthful lifestyle.
No one looks forward to air travel for business these days. It’s frustrating and tense and certainly doesn’t calm the nerves when meetings with important clients are on the other end. We need something to make flying for business a little easier and less stressful. Well, director and photographer Markus Esser now proves luxurious comfort does exist on the ground and in the air with the new Quest Air Services.
Keurig’s convenient, easy-to-use coffee brewers and packaged selections make such great coffee you feel like you’re in your favorite café. They wanted to show those warm, authentic moments you get with each perfect cup of coffee in their latest campaign for their brewers and select packaging. Photo/ Video Producer Hannah Mc Nulty and Sr. Art Director Ryan Dreimiller chose lifestyle photographer and director Jim Purdum to capture the Keurig difference.
Friends, this isn't a confessional, but we need to unpack! For the last six months we’ve been glamping (minus the tents, plus the golf membership) in a series of simply delectable five-star resorts dotted along the bright blue Pacific. So take a moment (namaste) and live vicariously through this vacay-inducing highlight reel, featuring the understated Auberge Collection and the unabashed pop sensibilities of the W Hotel.
Last July Jim Purdum got to do what he loves best, document people who live and enjoy life to the fullest. Jim spent a week in Alaska photographing various folks he met around the small coastal town of Cordova and the vast Bristol Bay region as part of an ongoing personal project that explores the theme of choosing to “get off the treadmill of life.”
Kevin Steele's presents a spectacular vision of what home can look like on a grand scale on Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica’s 1,400-acre protected sanctuary.
The rubber meets the road with car photographer Markus Esser where honest lifestyle teams up with top automotive brands. Internationally renowned, we are thrilled to welcome Markus to the Doug Truppe group. He brings a unique approach to automotive lifestyle, capturing people in their cars in real time in real everyday situations.
The West Coast is alive and well, as seen here. “Hidden Gems” is a series of short films for Visit California (over 16 million impressions in the first month!) produced by phenom Director Tom Kranzle and the stellar team at Venture Visuals.
It’s déjà vu for photographer Kevin Steele with his recent tourism campaign for South Dakota, and we are all lucky enough to cash in on the experience. This time around Kevin collaborated with ad agency Lawrence & Schiller and South Dakota Tourism for their 2017 campaign “My Great Place".
Iceland, an arctic island of stunning natural beauty, Nordic lore and the Aurora Borealis seen to its best advantage, is a photographer’s paradise. Mythic, majestic and an easy time frame access has made Iceland a very popular tourist destination. International photographer and director Vegar Abelsnes, a son of Norway himself, knew he had to make the journey.
Jim Purdum tells stories with authentic moments, whether he is crafting a brand for a client or capturing a personal journey. His love of travel has brought fleeting moments of unique beauty, adventure and lifestyle to his audience. This past year, that sense of adventure brought him to a self-assigned stock photography project on Peru, where he followed some LA friends on vacation.