VHardy imaging brings to your projects a track record of expertise and commitment to excellence. After many years in Nashville, TN, VHardy imaging has relocated to Savannah, GA.

A strong background in all phases of design ensures that your vision will be executed with the highest level of attention to detail.

Services include studio/location Photography, Graphic Design for print and web, Digital and Traditional Illustration, and Photoshop Expertise. Photoshop Image Services include retouching, composing multiple images, and digital illustration from original or client provided images. Lightroom5 is also used for fine tuning exposure and color. References upon request. Rates dependent on project requirements.

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EDUCATION: B.F.A. in Graphic Design, Auburn University.

Member of the Professional Photographers Of America.

VHardy imaging's partial list of clients. Agencies/businesses are in Nashville, TN (unless noted): WNPT/Nashville Public Television, Image Design, The Buntin Group, Holder Kennedy, The Burgundy Group, Steve Diggs Agency, Gish/Sherwood, West End Discount Liquors & Wines, UPtown’s Smoke Shop, Music City Marketing, Inc., Treasures To Remember Photography, Magnet Media, Inc. (New York, NY), Barry, Huey, Bullock & Cook (Birmingham, Alabama), New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (New Orleans), Sweet Bottom Plantation (Duluth, Georgia), Celebrity Connected (Buena Park, California)

SOFTWARE:

Adobe Creative Suite for Macintosh: Photoshop, Lightroom 5, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat Pro, Flash, Fireworks. Adobe Lightroom 5, OnOne 10, Nikon Capture - Image capture software for camera tethered to 27" iMac.

GRAPHICS / EDITING: 27” iMac with 2560 x 1440 resolution, 2.93 GHz Intel Core 7

STUDIO & LOCATION PHOTOGRAPHY:

Camera Bodies:

Nikon D750 full frame 24 MP, full HD 1080p video. Nikon D5100 DSLR 16.2 MP, full HD 1080p video. 

Lenses:

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8, Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM, Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8, Nikon 50mm f/1.8, Nikon 35mm f/1.8, Nikon 24-85mm f/2.8-4, Nikon AF Macro 28-105mm, Nikon 70-210 f/4, Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5, Sigma 15mm Fisheye. 

VIDEO:

Nikon D750 for dynamic, smooth professional full HD 1080p digital video.

Opteka CXS-2 Dual-Grip video shoulder stabilizer.

Video tripod with fluid head. Portable LED video light and continuous daylight balanced lighting system. Audio recorded with Audio Technica PRO 24 stereo condenser microphone.

PORTABLE LIGHTING AND BACKGROUNDS:

Godox AD200 portable strobe. Two 160watt strobes and one 45watt mini strobe. Four Nikon Speedlights, one SB700 and three SB600, used on camera with diffusers or mini softbox. Speedlights used off camera with a Photoflex Octodome softbox, Beauty Dish, 43" white shoot through umbrellas and 33" silver reflector umbrellas. Two 4-bulb, 35 watt fluorescent daylight balanced continuous light/dimmable fixtures with soft boxes. Neewer 216 LED Video Light can be used for video or continuous area light. Reflectors - 22"x36" gold, silver, black, white and translucent scrim with grip head stand. Portable background support system for seamless paper or painted canvas backgrounds. Four Yongnuo RF-603 wireless trigger/receivers for Speedlights.

STUDIO LIGHTING:

Godox AD200. Nikon Speedlights. Alzo Digital daylight balanced continuous lighting system or strobes. Product photography can be shot in 48" or 17" light tents, seamless paper background, hand made paper in a variety of colors and textures and painted canvas backdrops hung from a background stand. Clear or black acrylic risers can be used to offset shadows on small products. Product can be stripped out of the background and provided as PSD files. Portraits and head shots can be shot with seamless paper or painted canvas backdrops.

I have developed my own system for shooting glass. Samples available upon request.

IMAGE FORMATS:

Images are shot in RAW format and converted to JPEG or TIFF format in sRGB or Adobe RGB. Original images can be shot in JPEG if needed. Final images for commercial printing are converted to high resolution color balanced CMYK. Web images are sized to your required specifications and dimensions from high resolution files and converted to sRGB. Graphic Design files can be saved in PDF, EPS or native InDesign files with all supporting images/fonts. An online file server is available to upload and download images and files. CD/DVD disks can be made with final files upon request.


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