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.
When Battle Medialab set out to produce the new Cognex campaign “Don’t Make History - Make the Future” they wanted a vision to reflect the company’s innovative business solutions. Battle loves to create, inspire and reinvigorate powerful brands. With those precise parameters, Partner/Creative Director Adam Dearborn and Art Director Oscar Bastidas wanted the best photographer, frequent collaborator and friend Claudio Napolitano to present the Cognex concept.
Award-winning international director Peter Rodger has always been inspired by the iconic work of Sebastiao Salgado’s unflinching images of workers. Recently Peter Rodger had the opportunity to follow that inspiration with a 52-minute documentary film for new client, The Ministry of Fishing – Morocco. Peter was asked to document every facet of the fishing industry. From packing, to artisan fishing, to state of the art fishing, to canning, transport, testing, laboratory work, shellfish, pollution control, farming, over-fishing —you name it — Peter covered it all.
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.
Imagination is never in short supply for Claudio. Whether he is collaborating with a client or focusing on a personal project, he is always creating intriguing and conceptual imagery in his signature style. His most recent personal series, entitled Foregin Influence, explores the positive impact immigration has had on the United States.
These are first responders; trained men and women who come to our aide in a moment’s notice. They are also the focus of Peter Rodgers latest commercial and print campaign for Ford.
“Everyone deserves a BOLD portrait,” Claudio Napolitano tells us of his dynamic portfolio featuring stylized portraits of celebrities, big time CEO’s and every day people. Page after page of his book is filled with imaginative photographs that range from dark, moody and cinematic to bright, humorous and aspirational.
Mexico-based agency Arrechedera Claverol (AC) has been acquired by renowned advertising agency McGarryBowen. For the new company portraits, they chose Claudio Napolitano as their photographer and flew him from New York to Mexico, further strengthening a long-standing work relationship with now AC/McGarryBowen
Every once in a while a photographer connects with a subject in a photographically intimate way and magic is made. This is the case with photographer Marc Ohrem-LeClef and musician Jon Baptiste.