Infrastructure, construction, mining and manufacturing are complex industries with workplaces that contain many unique challenges and dangers. It’s a place where professionals who understand the landscape are highly valuable partners.

  Australia is in the midst of an infrastructure and construction boom, driven by population growth. Gaining positive publicity and attention within the volume of activity is becoming harder. High quality imaging content provides a compelling, simple and relatively low-cost solution.

Procuring photography and imaging suppliers isn’t simple. Unlike products with a specification, quality imaging is driven by creativity. This blog post is designed to help procurement managers and those involved in the selection of suppliers of photography, video, time-lapse and drone imaging content. It discusses methods for effectively assessing the array of tangible and intangible aspects of creative imaging.

Images For Business was recently commissioned to photograph a selection of historical local business in Habberfield looking to boost trade again after the re-opening of Ramsay St off the A4 City-West Link. It was a pleasure meeting the owners and employees of these businesses and the photographs...

  “Almost every third assignment we now undertake has a time-lapse photography component”, says Chris Shain, co owner of specialist photography business, Images for Business. “This is because our clients, particularly those in industry, infrastructure, engineering or architecture are realising the wide and growing benefits time-lapse can make to their organisations.”

“Dealing with architecture brings me very close to the state of mind required to make pictures. One also needs an old seeing eye, appropriate reflexes which embrace sensitive observations coupled with appropriate emotional responses.”  - Max Dupain (1911-1992) Australian modernist photographer Max Dupain was the photographer of choice...

    “The final quality of an image is generally determined by good collaboration, open communication and planning between the client and the photographer,” says Chris Shain, photographer and co principal of Images for Business. “Good planning really helps us to deliver just the right image – the one that truly inspires.” Images for Business works with clients to prepare a simple checklist when talking to us about their next job. A big part of the service we offer is to help our clients make all this work, Here’s a few ideas to consider in preparing for the next photo shoot.

We’ve just completed what has been quite a cathartic experience for Images for Business – the selection of images for our new website. The fundamentals of website build, ie; content management, sitemap, graphic design, functionality, user relevance and ease and SEO all seem to have been easy compared to the task of determining the right images. So we got to thinking are we necessarily alone here? We looked at the websites for those businesses we have been customers for in the past week and came to the conclusion that we were not.