I recently had the great opportunity to take some photos for Panasonic in Athens and Santorini for their new TZ100 model. Now the photos are live on the site I can post mine; there are a few from around the country, behind the scenes as well as some screen shots of the images on their website. Below is one of my favourites. Watching the sunset in Santorini has to be one of the quintessential Greek experiences and it didn’t disappoint; the light was like a dream and I wouldn’t mind having a backdrop like that to my house!I’ll start off with a little behind the scenes. The main shoot was a short video showing off the TZ100’s abilities, following Marco, a travel blogger, on a journey through Greece. I was to shoot stills for behind the scenes as well as some key images for the website.
The first morning in Santorini involved a very early wake up call at 4.30am. We had to be out on a local fishing boat to see Marco capturing the local fishermen at sunrise. It was a pretty special place to watch the sunrise and the images came out great.
A shot of a fisherman casting a net ended up becoming the key visual for the campaign, of which I will post a screen shot at the end of this blog.
During the day we took some product shots and changed locations.
The above was taken from just outside my hotel room in Santorini of Seun taking in the view. Later on that evening we moved onto the most famous spot in Santorini, the town of Oia, to capture the sunset.
There was a beautifully clear night sky there, this is me sitting outside my hotel room that night taken on a self timer.
The next day we flew to Athens to shoot the final scenes there. These shots were taken from a view point looking over the city all the way to the Acropolis (you can just about make it out in the distance).
Finally, a couple of screen shots showing my images used on the Panosonic website.