Main Studio- Culver City:
The James and James primary studio consists of 1500 square feet with an option of a 2500+ studio available when larger … Read More
Main Studio- Culver City:
The James and James primary studio consists of 1500 square feet with an option of a 2500+ studio available when larger projects are booked. Both spaces are centrally located in Culver City-- across from the Helm's Bakery and just down the street from Sony. Each studio includes: table sets, backgrounds, lighting, grip, complete tech stations for digital captures or motion, wireless internet, etc.
A portable studio is available when shooting on-location. Location scouting and permit services are also available if shooting in the Los Angeles area. Bruce and Jennifer are willing to travel and shoot anywhere. Recent locations have included: Paris, Nice, Rome, New York City, Michigan, New Jersey, Oregon, Washington, Philadelphia, etc.
Props and Surfaces:
Many different in-house surfaces and props are available for client use on the day of the photo shoot at no extra charge. The surfaces include: finished and weathered woods, slabs of marble, handmade papers, card stock, tablecloths, runners, fabrics, napkins, etc. Some of the props available include: plates, trays, cake stands, bakeware, serving platters, cups, bowls, glasses, silverware, etc. A Prop Stylist may also be hired to provide clients with options that pertain to individual layouts or unique set design.
Casting and Talent:
Castings can be held at the Main Studio. A web-gallery of photos or motion clips can be posted for client review. General Model Releases (for both Minors and Adults, still or motion) are available if needed.
Bruce and Jennifer, along with the entire James and James crew, welcomes clients to attend the photo shoot to give feedback during the actual shoot day. Images can be placed in approved layouts during the shoot and can be e-mailed to other parties for approval. Often clients who are unable to attend the shoot, communicate via phone and/or e-mail throughout the creative process. Breakfast is available upon client arrival. Special coffee or tea requests are always welcomed. For lunch, clients can browse through a large selection of restaurant menus. This allows for special diets and individual preferences to be met.
Retouching, Post and Motion:
Full retouching and post-production services are available that include: color correcting, compositing, pathing, cmyk conversions, sizing and ftp uploads. Final Cut Pro is used for working with motion clips.
Out of Town Clients:
Closest Airport: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) 8 miles
Transportation: Car services can be arranged upon request for hotel pick up and drop off.
Where to stay? Contact the studio at 310-837-9174. There are many nearby hotels ranging in budget. Read Less