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Fun With Helmets: Advertising Photo Shoot in Amsterdam

Fun With Helmets: Advertising Photo Shoot in Amsterdam

Just another day at work riding bikes around Amsterdam! Acro Sports hired us to take photos of their new bike helmets for use in their advertising campaigns on brochures, websites, and ads. Our local photographer did an amazing job as usual (that’s why he is Global Media Desk certified) and we have another satisfied client. Here…

Global Media Desk Review of 2014

Global Media Desk Review of 2014

For the Global Media Desk 2014 looked a little something like this: amazing projects, stellar reviews, fantastic clients, and a lot of fun.  We have worked on countless photography, video production, and interpreting projects in every corner of the globe and connected with some superbly talented and creative people.  Best of all, and most important to…

Nigeria’s Largest Photo Festival: A New Look at Africa

Nigeria’s Largest Photo Festival: A New Look at Africa

When organizing the first ever photo festival in Nigeria, LagosPhoto Director Azu Nwagbogu, and others from the African Artists’ Foundation had one major objective in mind:  offer a platform where photographers could narrate fresh stories about their continent. Their mission was to empower photographers to remedy the negative images associated with the continent, as specifically…

Gathering Your Tech Gear to Film Abroad

Gathering Your Tech Gear to Film Abroad

When traveling abroad for international film productions and photoshoots, having a travel checklist is essential to ensure a smooth and trouble-free shoot. At the top of that checklist should be the necessary adapters and plugs you will need for any equipment you will be bringing from home. Mismatch in the power or charging gear can…

Tipping Etiquette for International Media Productions

Tipping Etiquette for International Media Productions

Awareness about the tipping customs in foreign locales can come in handy, especially when you’re filming or shooting in locations around the world and don’t want to blow your budget on unnecessary expenses. If you were filming a commercial in Australia, the last thing you want is to leave a generous tip for the taxi…

2014 Canon Photomarathon Asia

2014 Canon Photomarathon Asia

Asia’s biggest photography contest – the 2014 Canon Photomarathon Asia – made its yearly debut in Hanoi, Vietnam on September 27, 2014. The event, essentially a photography competition, was initiated in 2003 by Canon Singapore and is a one-day day event meant to create an abiding interest and passion for all things photography. This year…

Staying on Budget with Your International Photo Shoot

Staying on Budget with Your International Photo Shoot

Do you have a professional photo shoot coming up in a foreign country and need some tips? Taking up an international photo shoot project can be an exciting and enriching experience that can add immense weight to your credentials. However, the project can quickly turn on its head if costs spiral out of control, burning…

Visa Requirements for International Shoots

Visa Requirements for International Shoots

When planning a shoot in a country where you don’t hold citizenship several important factors come into play. One critical item that must be taken care of before departure is to ensure that you have the required visas. Arriving in a country without the correct documentation could mean a denied entry and spell disaster for…