Last month’s 7×7 magazine boasted three beautifully shot covers, the starlettes of which were a trio of cameras and tourists behind the lenses. For a magazine that celebrates local culture, the camera-centric, tourist-focused photography and accompanying story caught our eye. We caught up with local photographer, Alex Farnum to chat about the cover shots.
According to the most recent issue of Food & Wine magazine, San Francisco is the 2nd best destination for food in the world. The entire world! From the haute cuisine cult of Gary Danko to lesser known- but equally delicious – mom’n’pop shops like Yamo in the Mission, its true that we live in taste [...]
You may have noticed that there have been some changes around here. See it? Up there in the left corner? That’s right! A NEW LOGO! We’ve been working on this behind the scenes for the past couple months with Brian from Boon Design and are pretty excited about our new new look. But having [...]
On April 6th, Orange partnered with AT&T Park in hosting a pre-season event for the Hotel Council Luncheon. The event brought in over 400 hospitality industry managers and planners and gave them the chance to get up close and personal with the 2010 World Series Championship trophy (and mascot Lou Seal). [...]
In fact, he’s wholeheartedly embracing Giants pitcher Brian Wilson’s signature facial accoutrement. Per a longstanding tradition, when a San Francisco mayor leaves office, their portrait is hung at City Hall commemorating their service. Instead of Newsom’s typically clean-shaven mug, ex-mayor Newsom’s portrait revealed a picture of him wearing a Giant’s cap and full beard a [...]
Recently, I did photographs of Goh Nakamura – local music hero and star of Surrogate Valentine, a new feature film by Dave Boyle. I also have the honor of calling Goh my friend. This past weekend the film made it’s world premiere at SXSW – It’s been getting a lot of great buzzzz. I look [...]
The Bold Italic – one of our most favorite writers on all things SF features our GeneX Hwang as part of their awesome Found Local series. Check it out! Direct link here: http://thebolditalic.com/found-locals/genex
Much happiness for our friends over at Poketo, they just launched an adorable new line of goodies at Target Stores nationwide. Look for it! Also check out the garment tag, they used a photo from our epic portrait session earlier this year. SWEET!
We at Orange were happy to hear that Prop 8 was overturned today! What a great victory. We remember back in the fall of 2008 when so many same sex couples came to us to document their marriages in the hopes of having their ceremonies before the November 4th vote. Jack & Jennie were actually [...]
Recently, Zenfolio posted a blog entry where they interviewed me about event photography. It was fun talking to the Zenfolio team, whom we’ve developed a close relationship with since we use them for online hosting and sell prints and other photo-products through their service. They are a really solid platform and they have a great [...]
We were both surprised and honored to receive a Presidents Award from the Napa-Sonoma Chapter of ISES earlier this month. We do quite a bit of work up in wine country and have been working to get more involved with event professionals there and so this was so nice to receive. We’ve found that joining [...]
If you haven’t heard, we moved! We loved our 5 years downtown on Howard and will miss many things (like being in a prime location to capture Bay to Breakers), but we do have to say that moving to a new space with a new layout is exciting. Located in Dogpatch, you can find the [...]
We are so excited to be partnered with Sage Wedding Pros on a fantastic educational event! Sage Wedding Pros is a consultancy with a mission to create sustainable business in the wedding industry. Owners Michell Loretta & Kelly Simants have created The Simple Plan, a 2-day workshop that focuses on a smart, fun, collaborative method [...]
As we’ve mentioned in our twitter feed, we were excited that The Impossible Project was attempting to preserve the Polaroid format and they’ve actually succeeded in phase one and they are now selling their first batches of film. They’ve reformulated things and have a variety of options now on sale in their online shop – [...]
So we were super honored to be a finalist for “Event Supplier of the Year” in the 2010 Spotlight Awards and the actual ceremony was a lot of fun. We snapped off a few shots during the evening and posted them here. It was so nice to see some fellow clients, partners and vendors and [...]
If you’ve always wondered what the X stood for, here’s your chance to find out. Along with that little tidbit, is more information on why Gene is considered one of San Francisco’s premier event photographers and his part in establishing Orange Photography in the industry. The article is featured in this quarters addition of Northern [...]
Meet Gordon Edgar – author, blogger and cheesemonger at Rainbow Grocery Cooperative here in sweet ‘ol San Francisco. I had the opportunity to photograph Gordon for this image featured on the cover of his memoir Cheesemonger: A Life On The Wedge published and distributed by Chelsea Green. Chelsea Green is a unique publishing company that specializes in books on [...]
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Are you North America’s Cutest Family? We’re giving you the opportunity to prove it! Orange Photography is participating in the International Charity Model Search to select North America’s Cutest Family and to raise funds for the non-profit Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep Foundation. Not only are you taking part in supporting a good [...]
So of course we were busy on New Years Eve and since then it’s been pretty crazy with work. 2010 is going to be a year of a lot of changes here at Orange Photography and we’re pretty excited about them all. So here’s a quick look back on the past as we get ready [...]
_shifu, our official dog, dresses for his own transformation Please excuse the non super polished version of our new wordpress theme. As part of our website redesign process, we’re exploring new wordpress themes to better showcase the breath of work we do. We’re really excited with the new website as it’s being built on drupal, [...]
We’re proud to announce that we’ve been selected as a Finalist for the 2010 Event Solutions Spotlight Award in the category of Event Supplier. Just visit www.event-solutions.com and click on the VOTE NOW button and scroll down to Event Suppliers where you can review some of our top event accomplishments and vote for us. We [...]
We had these darlings printed up for our studio holiday card. Did you get yours yet? Photos by Jack. Our dear blog readers, clients, and friends, Please use these coupon codes through your Zenfolio gallery for discounts on any order. Finally… get yourself some large framed prints or those easy-to-hang stretched photo canvases. Use as [...]