Event Photography: What the Client Needed
We were thrilled to be able to photograph the San Diego Museum of Art’s first big event after the pandemic.
Our relationship with the San Diego Museum of Art began years ago, and their events have become some of our favorites to photograph as we’re constantly surrounded both stunning artwork and fresh creative takes on the works. With the facade of the building designed in 1915 to emulate the great Plateresque buildings and the museum itself opening in 1926, the San Diego Museum of Art has been known for decades as a location where one could come to appreciate both the old Masters and more recently recognized artists.
As a cultural staple in our city that appreciates both the artist’s eye and fine art in general, we feel honored that the team at the San Diego Museum of Art have chosen us for their event photography for over a decade.
Artists Capturing Art: Event Photography that Highlights and Captures the Vision
For the 40th anniversary of Art Alive and the first large event held post the pandemic, the San Diego Museum of Art knew that they would need event photography that both celebrated the pieces and the vivacity of the cultural side of the city that had been sidelined during the pandemic. Not only did they have to capture the stunning floral pieces celebrating the various pieces of artwork, they had to capture live performers and the various guests dressed in floral garb celebrating the event’s theme during the weekends celebrations both day and night.
For this shoot, our team captured the perfect angle of each arrangement, so that we were able to highlight both the arrangement and artwork it represented. For each shot that we took, our photographers brought in lighting to make sure that both the floral arrangement and piece were perfectly lit.
A highlight of photographing this event was when security escorted our team to the roof of the museum in order to capture the event in full swing. Most do not get the chance to reflect on Balboa Park and see it in its’ full beauty, but the chance to see and capture these views are some of the many things that we love about shooting event photography for the San Diego Museum of Art.
Check out the San Diego Museum of Art
When in San Diego, make sure to make your way to Balboa Park and check out the San Diego Museum of Art‘s vast collection that it both hosts and the various rotating visiting collections. With both the architecture and a collection that ranges from 5,000 BCE to 2020, the San Diego Museum of Art is truly a landmark that San Diego is lucky to have. Plus, how lucky are we to have some artistic inspiration when we’re shooting event photography!