New Shoots on Black Gradient


Most of us in the industry recognize the name Adam Neeley. He’s won several design awards over the past decade and you’ve most likely seen one of his pieces at some point on the cover of trade magazines. So it goes without saying that I was excited when I got the opportunity to do a shoot for the designer. Adam sent down a few of his pieces for a test shoot on a black gradient background, as well as some on solid black. I think these images turned out beautifully, and absolutely enjoyed working with the team at Adam Neeley Fine Art Jewelry.

Variations of a Stack

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Mid-month I got to do a shoot for Elyria Jewels in Boulder, CO. Elyria’s pieces balance “industrial chic with a luxurious, bohemian aesthetic,” and as you can see, use a variety of materials from mixed metals to rose cut diamonds, black diamonds, brilliant cut diamonds, and more. For this shoot, I received a package of several rings, and the owner asked for a variety of group shots. This gives her some flexibility when using the images for different online and in-print purposes.

Bands With A Twist

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It’s been a busy few months in the studio, but I’m hoping to get caught up on my recent project posts soon! This one was for JoTal, eternity band manufacturer here in San Diego. The owner brought over a dozen samples and we pulled out the pieces for this shoot. See a couple of the images above.

Because JoTal is carried by retailers around the country, I make sure that the images I provide are not too tightly cropped (I did crop them for this post) so that his clients can size them to fit their website.

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Over the past few days I got a chance to work with a new client: wholesale eternity band company, JoTal, based in San Diego. The owner, Paul, stopped by the studio to drop off a few of his new eternity band styles, including four prong, shared prong, micro pavé, etc. I shot the bands individually for Paul to use on his website and catalog, and here I quickly put together a grouping in Photoshop to show several of the styles together.