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STUDIO PROPS: COLOR THEORY FOR THE MONTH

STUDIO PROPS: COLOR THEORY FOR THE MONTH

Long days of sun edge us into early mornings, in this case the soft first colors of summer days, the prop story this time tells the simple abundance of the twice a year shopping binge at Kyoto Art And Antiques. Bolts of kimono fabrics, linen kimonos a hundred or so years old, […]

 
STUDIO PROPS: COLOR THEORY FOR THE MONTH

STUDIO PROPS: COLOR THEORY FOR THE MONTH

Deep Red and Smoky Grey. It’s an odd month to do something warm and cozy, but I love the inviting nature of the greys mixed with deep reds and burgundy. Red striped rice bowls from the 60’s Japan – Collector’s Corner Antique pestle – Flea market Brussels Square (on Sundays) Stacks […]

 
STUDIO PROPS: COLOR THEORY FOR THE MONTH

STUDIO PROPS: COLOR THEORY FOR THE MONTH

Green and Bright Yellow. Spring is struggling to show it’s self between the rain- Borrowed (okay stolen)  Forsythia is the featured prop of the month!   Where we found these objects: Yellow enamel paella pan – Copco Michael Lax DesignDenmark – 1960’s Japanese coffee cup – estate sale White table […]

 
Studio Props: Color Theory for the month

Studio Props: Color Theory for the month

Black White and a few shades of Grey. In honor of all the Grey and Grays out there, we’ve raided our shelves with the starkness of the season still hanging around.   Where we found these objects: Skull – Deyrolle White porcelain bowls – Palm Springs Museum Wood writing tablet – Africa Direct […]

 
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 […]