Food photography is a passion of ours, and our frequent work at Capital Region event venues, restaurants, bars, and weddings gives us a unique opportunity to practice that passion. Here are some yummy food photos from the cameras of Upstate Photographers – enjoy! Professional food photography for editorial and advertising use in Saratoga Springs, Albany, [...]
While the percentage of Capital Region Realtors who use our headshots on their business cards and websites grows every month, a lot of realtors don’t realize that Paul and Brenda of Upstate Photographers do beautiful real estate photography. If you have a new property to list, find out how effective our photography can be at [...]
To learn more about our sexy and fun BPix, boudoir, and glamour photography, serving Albany, Saratoga Springs, Troy, the Capital Region, and all of Upstate NY, please visit our new site dedicated to these genres: http://mybpix.com.
Paul and Brenda have been providing music photography for artists in Albany, Troy, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, and through the Capital Region of Upstate NY for over six years. Before that, Paul’s studio in San Diego, CA provided promo pix, CD covers, and editorial photography for many southern California bands and artists. We love working with [...]
For bookings please call (518) 526-9970 Studio: 169 River Street, 2nd FL Troy, NY 12180 Looking to start or update your modeling portfolio? Paul and Brenda of Upstate Photographers in Troy, NY have years of experience shooting fashion, glamour, commercial, alternative, and beauty sessions in the Albany area. Working with the Capital Region’s most talented [...]
One of our favorite assignments is providing images for websites. Nothing makes a site come alive better than some well-chosen photographs. Last year, Glenda Hoon of Drip Drop Creative contacted us about a project she was working on — creating a website for RPI’s Hahn Tissue Lab. As Glenda described the scope of the project [...]
Some Girls Boutique and a few special guests visited the Upstate Photographers Studio last Sunday to work on the #trending4fashion project. Want to learn more? Visit Some Girls Boutique! Some Girls Boutique #trending4fashion from Paul Grupp on Vimeo.
Margaret and her team from Some Girls Boutique in Troy, NY dropped by the studio for another catalog fashion shoot this week, and Brenda and I had a blast working with them. Check out the results below! And what do the final results look like? We love it! You [...]
Vivica Vee at Upstate Photographers, Troy NY in January 2013. Styling by Vivica Vee. Hairpiece by Dreaded Eden.
All photos © Paul Grupp. All rights reserved. For bookings please call (518) 526-9970 Studio: 169 River Street, 2nd FL Troy, NY 12180 Have you noticed how over the last couple of years, business portraits (“headshots”) have become far more important than they used to be? On company web sites and social networking services like [...]
Our Actors and Performers headshots show you at your very best! We understand how important it is for your headshot to accurately but attractively communicate your individuality and personality. Your headshot is your calling card, and is what agents, clients and casting directors see first. Over the years, Paul and Brenda of Upstate Photographers have [...]
Should I get B&W or color Headshots? This goes in cycles. Years ago, after color prints became widely available, the theory was that black and white was timeless, and gave you legitimacy. Then color took over. A couple years ago, a few agents and managers started favoring B&W again, because it makes your headshot stand [...]
In the fall of 2012, Brenda and I were approached by a brand management firm with an interesting project: two major Capital Region Orthopedic Surgery firms were in the process of merging. Northeast Orthopedics and Orthopaedic Associates of Saratoga were to become OrthoNY, and part of the project was a new website with new images [...]
Some Girls Boutique, just a couple blocks up River Street from our studio, needed some images for their online catalog. We have been finetuning our studio processes to allow lightning fast turnaround on fashion photography. What a great opportunity for us to showcase our fashion photography chops, and for Some Girls to get the pictures [...]
One of the things that makes us happiest as photographers is when our clients feature our photos on their websites and in their posters and promotional materials. Here are some recent posters, CD artwork, and web pages featuring Upstate Photographers’ images! [pinterest] Powerful, Mr. Cheeks, Chaz Money, photographed at Upstate Photographers Studio, Troy NY. King [...]
Check out our 20-minute epic video from SYFWB: Le Carnivale. Featuring DJs 12th Planet, Point Blank, DJ Kiddo.
We had a great shoot with Rich Ambitionz in studio and outside under the stormy sky!
Click here for more images from Masquerave! Check back soon for our video!
Last night was a most epic STUFF YOUR FACE WITH BASS: Life’s A Beach, and Upstate Photographers was there in force. Thanks to all you party animals for being so supportive and understanding of us crazy photographers, and giving us so many AMAZING images and shots — we love you guys! Here’s a small sample [...]
Recently Nakia Crouse, owner of Essence of Hair Spa in Albany, NY was looking for a photographer to shoot some fashion looks she had been working up, and we were able to convince her that despite all the glamour and alternative work in our portfolio, that we did a pretty mean fashion look as well. [...]
Want to see more of Brenda’s amazing still photography of this event? Click here!
The Q103 Q-Tease were in the house at Upstate Photographers, doing a photo shoot for Valentine’s Day 2012. Check out our sneak peek – more to come at Q103′s web site!
Sneak Peek! Photos of Mirk, performing at their release party for the album, “Grind” at the Washington Ave Armory in Albany, NY on December 2nd, 2011. Want to see more? Click here!
As we start our preparations for this thanksgiving, taking a little time off, looking forward to seeing family members back home from school, shopping for the big Turkey bash and all the rest, it occurs to me that one of the things I am most thankful for this year is the creative and artistic community [...]