The Rich Family Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Rich Product Corporation. The foundation partners with community organizations that align with Rich's long-standing mission to support community agencies through advocacy programs and extensive volunteerism. Rich hires us to photograph these organizations in action.
Stenhouse Publishing is a division of Highlights, Inc. They publish books about teaching, written by teachers. They send us to different schools, mostly in New England, and New York to photograph students, teachers and authors as they work in groups and individually. We are at each school for an extended period of time, and are given carte blanche to discover and create as many different photos as the situations present. The students go about their day, and we photograph.
Rich’s is a leading supplier and solutions provider to the foodservice, in-store bakery and retail marketplaces. The Atrium in their corporate headquarters in Buffalo, NY is used for events and receptions. They also own and run a bakery there called Cookie which they describe as Buffalo’s premier dessert bakery. We spent a day in Buffalo photographing at Cookie, and across the street in the Atrium.
The Arc supports more than 1,700 people with developmental or intellectual disabilities as they strive to reach their full potential. Their common thread is their focus on each person and a belief that they should have every opportunity to become a full part of their community.
The Arc brought us in to photograph clients at various locations and of varying abilities. This included clients living independently, job training, family support, and day services.
We have been photographing performances, rehearsals, and events for Eastman since the the early '90s. These include orchestra performances in Kodak Theatre, master classes by visiting musical dignitaries, graduations, class reunions, and every opera they have performed on stage in all these years. In the early days, we used black and white film. Later, we moved on to color film, and since 2003, Our library of their performances is quite impressive!
These photos are examples from public relations projects done a number of medical clients including Brighton Surgery Associates, the Ideal Medical Practice physicians, UofR Nursing Program, and Sonam Targee Ayurvedic practitioner.
Lifespan offers support services, information, and guidance to the aging, their families, and their care givers in the Rochester area. Our photos are used on their website, and other social media, brochures, PR events, and advertising.
Through Eric Mower and Associates, we were hired for an ad campaign depicting people of various ages involved in healthy activities. The idea was to work with "next door neighbor" type subjects, so none of our models were hired through agencies. Over a series of days and in various locations, we photographed families, couples, and seniors engaged in a variety of activities including biking, hiking, visiting museums, playing cards, and doing yoga. The photos were used in black and white in ads and information packets.
Quail Summit is a not-for-profit residential community in Canandaigua, NY offering a continuum of housing and care options for older adults. Our photos for the Summit show residents, activities, and the residence itself.
St. John's supports seniors in every stage of life, offering a complete array of services from independent senior living residences to full-time nursing care. In these photos, we worked with residents and clients at their facilities, rather than paid models. The purpose was to depict the various activities, residences, and services of St. John's.