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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 […]

 
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 […]