Shangri-La Jing An Personalities 静安香格里拉人物肖像拍摄


 Mastrangeli Davide, Sous Chef/Baker

Mastrangeli Davide, Sous Chef/Baker

 The Butcher.

The Butcher.

 Working the clay pots.

Working the clay pots.

Over the course of a few days in the month of June, we had the joy of taking a total of fourteen personality shots of the big personnel at the Jing An Shangri-La as well as eight product shots of some of the featured dishes from the various restaurants within the hotel.

As you can see from the numerous behind-the-scenes snapshots below, this was an exciting and interesting couple of days because we had the opportunity to meet and interact with the big personalities of the Shangri-La and capture them in their environment that best described them and their personality as well as the great work that they do.

 Chef William posing for the camera as Scott shoots.

Chef William posing for the camera as Scott shoots.

 Chef William - Cafe Liang

Chef William - Cafe Liang

Depending on the individual and the environment that they work in, we changed the lighting to accommodate the atmosphere we were trying to create around them. For example, we went for a moodier feel to represent some of the chefs at the 1515 West Bar & Grill by using soft box lighting down or a ring flash on the personality to intensify the overall feel of the photograph. Whereas, for the chefs of Café Liang, the goal was to have a bright open atmosphere therefore, we took advantage of the big windows and the enhanced the natural daylight feel.

2013年六月份的某几天,我们在静安香格里拉酒店有一段快乐的时光,总共为多数酒店员工拍摄了共十四组照片,也为酒店内所属餐厅的一些特色菜肴拍摄了八张产品照

 Scott wanted to do something a little different for Franco Brodini, the head executive chef of the Shangri-La Jing An, so he decided to incorporate a ring flash for a unique look.

Scott wanted to do something a little different for Franco Brodini, the head executive chef of the Shangri-La Jing An, so he decided to incorporate a ring flash for a unique look.

 Franco Brodini, Executive Chef

Franco Brodini, Executive Chef

正如你从下方的幕后快照中可以看到,我们度过了既开心又有趣的几天因为我们有这个机会与酒店里的员工交往并互动,再进一步了解他们后,才能在他们工作环境内捕捉到最能形容人物性格特点的照片,也能更好地体现出他们的价值。

根据每位员工以及他们所工作的环境,我们试图改变采光来打造属于他们的一个氛围。举例来说,在表现1515牛排馆的一些厨师上面,我们通过使用柔光箱将光线朝下,或是利用环形闪光灯在人物特写上面创建一些戏剧性的阴影,增强照片的整体感觉,尽力求得一种喜怒无常的感觉。

 Dario, Bar Manager/Mixologist with Scott on the camera and Justin holding a softbox overhead.

Dario, Bar Manager/Mixologist with Scott on the camera and Justin holding a softbox overhead.

 Single softbox and a reflector while using the ambient to our advantage.

Single softbox and a reflector while using the ambient to our advantage.

 Dario, Mixologist and Bar Manager 1515 West Bar

Dario, Mixologist and Bar Manager 1515 West Bar

 1515 West Group - Service. With some text and graphics, this shot is almost like a TV promo. 

1515 West Group - Service. With some text and graphics, this shot is almost like a TV promo.