Neal Grundy is a freelance commercial photographer with fifteen years of experience. He has worked with Nike, Adidas, and Sneakers Magazine (to name a few). Neil states, "Freeze-motion imagery is back on trend in the advertising world. This is a great way to injecting explosive energy into still life photography. All ads aim to grab your attention, but, in our over-saturated media environment, this is increasingly difficult to achieve." Neil manages to catch the viewer's attention with his images and keep it. We asked Neil to walk us through some of his most excellent shots in this PROFOLIO…
1. Transient Sculpture
3. Macky Gee Games
This was one of the messiest shoots I have ever done. But I love the results and it was worth the mess in my opinion.
To produce this work, sneakers were suspended in a large glass tank full of water. I poured a mixture of colour matched paint, ink, and dye into the water, allowing the mix to blossom naturally and surround the sneaker.
This project captures the explosions produced from the different colored glass when shot with a gun and other small controlled explosions.
7. Tommy Hilfiger
To produce this image the fragrant bottle was suspended in a large glass tank full of water. I poured a mixture of colour matched paint, ink, and dye into the water, allowing the mix to blossom naturally and surround the bottle.
The Brief was to come up with a concept that shows off the product's breathable protection in an eye-catching way.