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AP Studios / New Props: Into The Spoon Drawer

AP Studios / New Props: Into The Spoon Drawer

Every one of our props tells a story.  And if you dare to open up our spoon drawer, you’ll find – well, a lot of stories. We have millions of utensils of all shapes and sizes, new and old, simple and ornate.  Our well-worn spoons have been used in hundreds […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: The Perfect Piece

AP Studios / New Props: The Perfect Piece

As photographers we collect stuff.  Lots of stuff.  Some of my favorite pieces have been rescued from estate sales or found in small antique stores and shops from my travels.  We have hundreds of thousands of plates, platters and cutlery (and fabrics, knives, tusks, feathers, brushes, brass… you get the […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Color + Light

AP Studios / New Props: Color + Light

Adding new props to our collection gives us an excuse to play.  Here color meets light to stretch the shape and depth of our new drinkware.  At AP Studios we have some of the largest and most eclectic prop closets on the west coast.  Discover more on our blog The […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Aging Linens

AP Studios / New Props: Aging Linens

We’re known for collecting new and old studio props with hoarder-like zeal, and one of our most versatile photography tools are our linens.  Linens can be used for everything from creating surface texture, to neutralizing a backdrop, to playing a role in a rustic table setting.  Here we’ve dyed our […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Into The Wild

AP Studios / New Props: Into The Wild

In this studio we are constantly collecting. It’s probably why our cabinets and drawers are at critical mass with little dishes, utensils, potware and curio items that we have on-hand in case it turns out to be the missing piece. Our extensive prop collection maybe a little mad, but it’s […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Shades Of Grey

AP Studios / New Props: Shades Of Grey

Deep blue and charcoal cutlery on set for today’s shoot.  We love this versatile dishware, perfect for both modern and rustic plating.  Our studio houses an extensive collection of props for any occasion, for more eclectic finds check out the prop section of our blog. Scott Pitts is the photographer of […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Feathered Finds

AP Studios / New Props: Feathered Finds

I love the simple elegance of a delicate feathered find.  Discover more of my daily inspirations and found objects on The FEED: About the photographer: EJ Armstrong is the chief art and cookie addict at the Black Building. She has thirty years of experience in the visual world, making her […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Vintage Paint Brushes

AP Studios / New Props: Vintage Paint Brushes

Beautiful, well-worn vintage paint brushes to add to the Studio’s collection. About the photographer: EJ Armstrong is the chief art and cookie addict at the Black Building. She has thirty years of experience in the visual world, making her the lead nagger, design junky and advice columnist. You can find […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Objects Of Desire

AP Studios / New Props: Objects Of Desire

We haven’t posted about our props in a while, so I wanted to begin again with a few small, precious objects.  Pocket-sized items from all over the world, of different times and different stories – and like most of the pieces that gather in my office, things my collection just […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Vintage Gold Frame

AP Studios / New Props: Vintage Gold Frame

We’re constantly collecting unique, one-of-a-kind props to inspire our shoots.  From the classically beautiful to the uncommon oddity, we house our extensive and dynamic prop closet right here in the studio.  Below is a vintage gold frame of mine set against a rust colored animal hide. About the photographer: EJ […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: A Well-Worn Rug

AP Studios / New Props: A Well-Worn Rug

Hand-crafted color, texture and pattern.  No prop quite captures warmth and time like a well-worn rug. About the photographer: EJ Armstrong is the chief art and cookie addict at the Black Building. She has thirty years of experience in the visual world, making her the lead nagger, design junky and […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Vintage Silk Ribbons

AP Studios / New Props: Vintage Silk Ribbons

Gorgeous, soft silk vintage ribbons from Paris to add to our collection of props.  These will tie-in nicely (ha, see what I did there?) as we get ready for seasonal and holiday shooting. About the photographer: EJ Armstrong is the chief art and cookie addict at the Black Building. She […]