Graeme Howard is an experienced commercial and portrait photographer. His hands-on experimental approach to learning over his 20 years has lead to a strong understanding of the tools of the trade. To supplement this he has taken courses on studio lighting, video editing, wedding photography and an on-going curiosity into the latest imaging tricks and techniques. His commercial work has produced images for major auto dealerships, stunning properties for Airbnb Plus. He has attracted work from interior design firms, property management companies, & custom home construction business showcasing their work. He has shot product photos and apparel for smaller start-ups. To keep the creative juices flowing he also shoots landscapes and experimental photos which he occasionally brings to market for sale, as well as the occasional editorial photoshoot which has been published twice in Elegant magazine.
I love many aspects of all photo shoots I work on. Commercially I've enjoyed experiencing some expensive toys - driving and experiencing high end sports cars, or being on-board a private jet while its moved into the type of lighting I wanted, to capturing the splendour of some beautiful properties. Nothing beats knowing I've captured a critical emotional moment during an event - where the expressions on faces tell an important story.
What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?
I have shot for real-estate, auto dealerships, products, weddings, family portraits and creative editorial shoots. I have shot video work also for some local business and fashion shows. Most of the commercial work is generally creatively controlled, however the portraits are where I have creative license. I like to incorporate subtle special effects into the portraits in post to add atmosphere and always use off-camera flash to add drama or depth.
Awards, honors, and recognitions received
Published in Elegant magazine twice.
A fun fact about this photographer
I studied Physics and Geophysics at university which I also turned in a 20 year career working in the oil and gas sector.