Visual Asset Production
What is it?
Visual Asset Production is the creation of image and graphic elements that you will need to complete your project. Such visual assets will be used for a variety of purposes such as web site design, ad creation, brochures, books, postcards, posters and so on. The following information briefly describes how we provide visual asset production services for your business.
- Professional Photography
- Digital Image Creation
- Image Scanning and Archiving
Professional Product Photography
Top Stocks Design has experienced, professional image makers on staff. Not surprisingly, photography is what we were doing before we added digital imaging, advertising design services and web design to our repertoire of skills. Our imaging studio is fully equipped for product as well as location photography.
|What can be photographed: |
Our digital cameras can be used for fast turnarounds on your imaging project. In addition to digital files, images can be created using any film format from 35mm and 4x5 format sheet film for clients who prefer the look of analog image capture.
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Film to Digital Image Creation
Top Stock is equipped to handle virtually any image creation and digital imaging need. We use high resolution scanners designed to yield scans ideal for critical use purposes.
|After film-based photography work is complete we scan and convert your images to high resolution digital files. |
Digital image files created from film scans can are stored on appropriate media at resolutions that will meet the requirements for multiple uses, including unanticipated potential future uses. As well, we can create computer rendered animations and graphic elements for use on the web sites.
We can burn DVD, CD-ROM disks for long-term, stable image storage. As well, we can deliver digital images on many other portable storage media such as 1 GB Jaz and 100 MB Zip disks. As well, stored images can be transmitted for electronic downloading.
|Long-term archival film and digital image storage including logical image retrieval technology to facilitate search and retrieval of images for multiple purpose uses such as: |
- Production of printed materials such as 4-color brochures, sell sheets, ad slicks, ads, post cards and other applications.
- Providing media ready images as required for magazine and newspaper advertising design departments.
- Web site development and for other forms of digital information delivery technologies such as providing images ready for use with email promotional campaigns or other web uses.
Our stock image files include more than 40,000 images that are readily at hand for a variety of purposes. Use fees are negotiated according the scope of your project.
|See samples of the many high quality images in our stock image library. |
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|Costs for the visual asset production: |
Studio or location photography fee is $900/day for photographer and assistant. For shoots that do not require an assistant, photography work is billed at $150 per hour with a two hour minimum. If applicable, additional charges may include film, film processing, high resolution scans and image archiving using appropriate storage media as well as travel time and associated expenses. Ancillary services such as scanning, archiving and such are billed at $35/ hr or, if applicable, on a per item basis at our standard rates. » more...