Knoxville Product & Food Photographer
Colby’s Photos & Videos creates enticing product photos, including mouth-watering food photography. Colby McLemore works at your location, in his downtown Knoxville studio, and also in area warehouses if the product starts getting large. You have likely already seen his work in catalogs, brochures, menus, websites, or even replicas of artwork. As an experienced product and food photographer, Colby is an experienced Knoxville product photographer providing high-quality service that matches perfectly with your specific brand.
“The images he captured were simply stunning.” –Kendall Luelf
Skills to consistently create high-quality photos. It is very likely that Colby is already very familiar with photographing products similar to yours. He has experience with large, small table-top, styled, and eCommerce product photos, as well as about any kind of food you can imagine. He also thinks outside the box to provide clients with options they have not thought of before. Colby also works well with difficult materials such as transparent, shiny, reflective, or glass construction.
“We appreciate your thorough questions that assured we were all on the same page and would receive exactly what we needed and expected.” –Aileen Stein
Industry-standardized color accuracy for your product and food images. Accurate colors keep your customer complaints and returns to a minimum. Any good food photographer knows that the food can look very unappetizing if the color in the photos is not spot on. Colby uses an industry standardized color-profiled workflow with calibrated cameras, files, computers, monitors, and most importantly, the delivered files.
“Our marketing department has worked with many photographers in the past, and I have to say your level as a product photographer is exceptional.” — Chad Yoas
Matching the look of photography done in the past. Clients often have existing product or food photography. Colby can replicate the look and feel of the photos clients have already had done. More often than not, Colby produces better quality images that mesh well with the past images. As the client gets more product or menu items, Colby can also start where he left off and produce future images that incorporate well into the whole theme.
“He listened to exactly what we were looking for. Colby also delivered on time and on budget.” –David Jones
Help with shot lists, finding props, and locations as well as models. Colby is skilled at helping you create shots lists that convey the value of what you do while not wasting time. He knows where to get props and models, which can be overwhelming for clients. As a Knoxville product photographer, Colby is also aware of various locations so he can take over that responsibility if the client requests it. As an experienced food photographer, Colby can also help coordinate and style the food and design the sets. Taking over this responsibility helps relieve the client’s stress tremendously.
“Colby is an excellent photographer who makes the entire photoshoot experience a breeze.” — Jeff Bales
If you want to make an excellent impression on your customer, reach out make sure your Knoxville product and food photography excels.
Frequently Asked Questions: Knoxville Food and Product Photographer
How much do you charge for your food or product photography?
It depends on the complexity of the project. I have clients with wide-ranging needs. In a short conversation, I should be able to give you an idea of what your investment would be.
What is the turnaround time for getting the images back?
It depends on the number of images and also the complexity of the editing required. In the initial conversation, please mention any deadlines. I am a full-time product photographer and I will make it work for you.
Do you have a studio to photograph my products?
Yes, I do. As a Knoxville product photographer, I have a downtown Knoxville studio. I also have access to warehouses when needed. When working as a food photographer, it is usually done at the location of the client.
Where is your professional photography studio?
Our local product studio is right off I-40.
Can you photograph products at my location?
Yes, in most cases I can. This takes a bit of discussion. Also, I need to know what I am walking into so I can be prepared.
Do you do product or food photography in Knoxville only?
No. Even though I am a Knoxville product photographer, I photograph on-site throughout the region.
Do you photograph products being used with models and/or props?
Yes, we love doing lifestyle product shoots. These do take more organization and communication to get the shots you want.
Can you match our branding or the look and feel of my past product imagery?
Yes, in most cases I can. I will need to review the images that you already have photographed. As an experienced food and product photographer, I can create better quality photos than you have had in the past.
I want a unique look to my Product photos. Can you do this?
Yes, this does take additional effort and time from you. Different and unique can mean a lot of things. However, with a discussion and a little homework for you, I can create a look and feel that matches what you’re envisioning.
I have a very large product. Can you shoot it?
Yes, in most cases I can. I will need to discuss the size, angle of the shot, and the logistics required.
Can I be there during the photography? Do I have to be there during the shoot?
I can accommodate both situations–I have many clients who want to be part of the process, which is even more important for a food shoot. However, other clients just want the final images delivered.
Are you used to working with creative teams and marketing departments?
Yes, I love the support and teamwork that this type of project entails. Although this is true, I am also very used to handling the whole load myself. I am also flexible with the needs of the client.
Can you photograph for e-commerce for my website or places such as Amazon?
Yes. I will discuss what you want to use the images for before giving an estimate.
Do you photograph clothing on people or mannequins?
Yes, I am experienced in this.
Do you photograph copy or artwork?
Yes. I am a food and product photographer, but I am also experienced in photographing copy and artwork.
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes. I give it to every client, usually before they ask.
How will I get my files?
You will be able to download them from the internet. Unlike other photographers and videographers, I don’t sell the content, I sell the use of the content.
Do you charge sales tax?
I provide a service and do not provide tangible products so I do not charge sales tax.
How do we pay?
You can pay online with about any type of credit card. You can also send a check through the mail.