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AP Studios / New Props: Tusks From Camano

AP Studios / New Props: Tusks From Camano

Tusks gathered from a market on Camano Island, I’m sure we can find a use for these… 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 […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Long Silver Platter & Japanese Indigo Fabric

AP Studios / New Props: Long Silver Platter & Japanese Indigo Fabric

I know, I’ve been collecting a lot of vintage platters lately.  But we’re in the business of making beautiful food shine and really  jump off the plate, so our props need to speak to us too.  It’s why we have one of the largest, most eclectic prop collections on the […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Knives

AP Studios / New Props: Knives

Danish, English and Dutch knives on a gold platter from the 1950s.  More rare cutlery to add to our extensive prop closet. 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: Platters from Snohomish

AP Studios / New Props: Platters from Snohomish

Beautiful serving platters found today in Snohomish – flea market finds that once belonged to someone with good taste (and now belongs to someone else with good taste).  About the photographer: EJ Armstrong is the chief art and cookie addict at the Black Building. She has thirty years of experience […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Silver Platters

AP Studios / New Props: Silver Platters

Last Friday I was out at a $5 tag sale on Camano Island and spotted these silver platters from the early 1900s.  These 14kt painted gold salt and pepper shakers were done some time in the forties.  Great for rustic plating and a real flea market find. About the photographer: […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Sunken Treasure

AP Studios / New Props: Sunken Treasure

New props from the Shipwreck Festival flea market in Anacortes.  Shot on the Anacortes Ferry. 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 […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Indian Summer Fabric

AP Studios / New Props: Indian Summer Fabric

Look what just arrived from India!  Beautiful, vibrant colors and textures – perfect for our upcoming summer shoot. 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 […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: A Love Story

AP Studios / New Props: A Love Story

It’s not out of the realm of possibility for me to come across the odd, orphaned piece of lawn furniture or worn down table and think it a necessity for the studio.  In fact that’s exactly what happened on my way home from work.  This table was left on the […]

 
AP Studios / New Props: Desert Sands

AP Studios / New Props: Desert Sands

One of the great things about being photographers, food hounds and all-around hoarders is that we get to collect stuff.  Lots of stuff. This Desert Sands china is a collectable from much earlier in the century.  Originating in the mid-west, these pieces were picked up from the factory in Barstow, […]

 
AP Studios / Behind the Scenes: New Studio Props

AP Studios / Behind the Scenes: New Studio Props

A big part of staying current in the photo industry is constantly revising and adding new studio props to the mix. It’s also about keeping your eyes open and not overlooking something that could be useful later (a great piece of advice I use to justify my shopping addiction). I often […]

 
AP Studios / 7 Things We Love About Summer at the Studio

AP Studios / 7 Things We Love About Summer at the Studio

Summer is always a busy time for the crew, but that never stops us from our favorite past time: Instagramming our little hearts out. From lunches on the deck to decadent treats–there are no shortage of photo ops around here. These are the seven things we love about summer at […]

 
Food: Hearty Portions

Food: Hearty Portions

Winter is all about food, in this case not fancy but delicious and fresh! Hearty portions are the norm, as none of us will see a bathing suit for months to come… Check out our website for fresh new photos of delicious foods!