Craig washburn is a commercial advertising and editorial photographer based in texas and works worldwide.

Specializing in productions for advertising, commercial and editorial projects, clients include texas monthly, vanity fair, chevrolet, bloomberg businessweek, golf digest, men's health, volkswagen usa, verizon, fedex, bbdo, mccann-erickson (NYC), gensler and many others. we would also like to hear from you.

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GTECH

GTECH Employees

 

We were recently commissioned by global lottery operator GTECH to shoot a series of real people portraits at their facilities in Texas.  Locations included their USA lottery mission control center, a central warehouse containing millions of lottery tickets and a technology development center.  Suffice to say, security was tight and presented some interesting production challenges!

Boardwalk

Cross-posted on craigwashburnplaces.com, our home for location-based work

Austin Boardwalk

The new boardwalk over Town Lake, Austin TX.

Biltmore

Gardens, Biltmore Estate

View from the gardens, Biltmore Estate, Asheville NC

The Jedi of Love

Ryan Glitch, love Jedi

Ryan Glitch runs speed dating sessions at comic cons and sci fi conventions (as seen with happy couple via skype)

Graphis Gold

I’m proud to announce that “Check Up” has brought home Gold in the 2014 Graphis annual.  We worked with new talent art director and Austin Creative Department alumni Jon Coyle on this.

 

Tina

One of our frequent collaborators, food styling genius Tina Bell-Stamos is featured in this piece on Zagat today.  I shot this candid of her on the set of a Still-Motion production a few weeks ago.  Great work, Tina!

Tina Bell-Stamos

Pecans!

It’s pecan pie season, which is the best kind of season.  A few weeks ago we shot this pecan farm in rural Caldwell, TX for a feature in Texas Monthly.  500 acres, thousands of trees, friendly farmers.

Pecan Orchard

Farmhouse

Pecan

Cat Picture

In Repose“In Repose”

Still-Motion

We are pleased to announce a new venture called Still-Motion.  In a nutshell, they’re still images with a moving component that adds impact to the story but without the overhead or viewer commitment that full length video has.

These aren’t GIFs.  GIFs have low color resolution and other undesirable features that limit their commercial use.  We have developed software for designers that allows full color movement with a small footprint that works in all browsers including mobile phones and tablets. For more information and examples, check out our production site.

Paul Qui

While going through the archives, I came across these frames we shot of (now well known) chef Paul Qui at Uchiko shortly after it opened.