Posts Tagged ‘promotional’

Did You Know: Kodak Used Collectible Stuffed Animals to Sell Cameras

We’ve heard of camera manufacturers dipping into unrelated fields before, and we’ve also seen some pretty interesting marketing stunts, but in the early 90′s Kodak had already done both… in a colorful, cuddly sort of way. Back then, as an either desperate or creative ploy to get kids into photography, Kodak came out with the Kolorkins: a set of colorful, collectible stuffed animals. Read more…

The Photographer’s Pen Pal Promo Piece

One of the most important things I’ve learned during my ongoing adventure as a small-town, self-employed photographer is that nothing is more important than the relationships I’m building. So when I decided sometime last year that I was going to do a 2012 promo I wanted to create something that looked elegant, something that the recipients could be a part of and most importantly, something that could start building long-lasting relationships.
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Photographer Promotes New Site with QR Code Made from Ordinary Objects

QR codes have become an extremely popular way of linking to digital things from the physical world, and more and more businesses are displaying them in order to direct customers to their websites. Photographer David Sykes (whom we previously featured here) decided to take advantage of the craze to promote his new website and blog. Instead of an ordinary QR code, however, he decided to create an 8-foot square model of the code using things such as boots, calculators, briefcases, boomboxes, and champagne bottles. He then photographed the code on film and mailed out limited edition prints.
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Will It Blend? Clever Advertisement for the Polaroid Z340

Polaroid and Chase Jarvis teamed up to create this “Will It Blend“-style advertisement for the the Polaroid Z340 instant digital camera. It’s a clever idea, but poor cameras!

Canon 500D DSLR Promotional Handbag

Singapore-based design agency One Paradox came up with this nifty idea for a promotional handbag for the Canon 500D DSLR. The camera strap handles make it the perfect bag for any photographers’ trip to the grocery store.

(via Behance via Wanken via Photojojo)

An Introduction to Google’s Photovine

Confused about what Google’s new Photovine photo sharing app is all about? Here’s a short video published yesterday that explains the service without blinding us with hairy-chested dudes. “Instead of just posting a photo, you plant it and watch it grow.”

Aside from the fun-factor of “vines” planted for random topics, it seems like the service could be useful for spreading images of real-time news stories (e.g. protests, disasters, etc..), similar to what Twitter does with text and hashtags.

Beautiful Wedding Photographer Promo

Wedding photographer Kirk Mastin hired Shep Films to create this stunning promo that really conveys his passion for the art. It’s pretty inspirational, even if shooting weddings isn’t your thing. How can you pass up hiring the guy after watching this?

(via Reddit)

Nikon Tells the Story of the Nano Crystal Coat in Dramatic Fashion

Here’s an interesting video produced by Nikon that explains how their Nano Crystal Coat technology came about and how it works to reduce ghosting. The music and sound effects are pretty dramatic compared to what a Western company would put in a video like this.

(via Nikon Rumors)

Promo Video for Nikkor Lenses Show Glimpses of Nikon Manufacturing

Nikon created this beautiful video promoting Nikkor lenses, and included interesting looks into how their lenses are manufactured. Previously we shared a post showing how Canon manufactures their 500mm lens.

(via Nikon Rumors)

Introducing the Arri Alexa Camera

Here’s a humorous introduction to the Arri Alexa digital motion picture camera by Inspiration Studios. Though they have the Canon 7D available for rent, they don’t seem to think too highly of it.

If only there were educational videos of this style for every camera on the market… That would make learning quite enjoyable.