In this era of mass production, there is something so magical about handcrafted goods. Though I don’t necessarily create tangible goods all the time, I like to think of my Dallas commercial photography work as a craft. Thus I have a lot of respect and admiration for my fellow artisans.
I’m sure a lot of it stems from my dad. He has always been the epitome of a DIY guy. I always remember watching him build just about anything that you could imagine when I was a kid, and just wanted to be able to create things like he did. Now I have the pleasure of creating both images as a Dallas commercial photographer and also building all manner of projects at home. It would seem that the DIY genes carried on, which I’m pretty stoked about.
So all of that to say, I have deep respect for the art of handmade goods. When I have clients that make these kinds of products, and want to get commercial photography in Dallas done for them, I get pretty dang excited. Even with so much stuff being made overseas, there has definitely been a movement to slow down the process a bit and focus on making really high quality goods again here in the US. You can see it in everything from local breweries to hat companies to furniture makers. There is a definitely a place for mass goods, but there is also a place for handcrafted products.
Below are three reasons why you need to show off your building process through quality commercial photography: