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Start, Grow & Sell a company in China.

Rimagine MD Lorenz was invited by the German Chamber of Shanghai to give a speech on Sep 24th about the topic “how to start, grow and sell a company in China“. The restaurant “To The Sea” provided a beautiful backdrop for the little event, which welcomed about 40 attendees. The second speaker of the night was Nathan Kaiser from EIGER …

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Doing Photo Shoots in China?

There’s a good article in one of our favorite photography magazines, PDN (Photo District News), about the current landscape of commercial photography in China. The article gives a general and honest introduction of the pro’s and con’s of doing photography in China, and does not miss to also touch the challenges, which we also face on a daily basis. Below …

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Outsourcing Photography – Yes or No?

Marketing managers all over the world need to make the decision whether they want to outsource their photography to an external photo studio, or maintain or set up their own in-house photography department. Every situation is unique and therefore needs to be looked at and treated separately. Therefore, the aim of this article is to simply give a general overview …

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Interesting Model Release Case

Recently we stumbled across an interesting case in which a Greek man sued a Swedish diary company over a Turkish yoghurt image which the company purchased from an Icelandic image stock company which they purchased from a French photographer. Again:  Greek guy –> sues Swedish firm –> because of an image of him used on the packaging of a Turkish …

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Great Tool To Create Color Schemes

We just wanted to share a great tool with you which our designers love working with – it’s called Kuler! It’s a website which helps you to create exciting color schemes or finding corporate colors which perfectly match. It’s free and it can’t be easier to use. Visit Kuler.

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Photo Usage Rights Explained

If you assign a commercial, advertising or industrial photographer in Shanghai, China, or actually anywhere in Asia, you better know the legal ins and outs before you use the images which the photographer created for you. Using images without the proper license or permission can result in severe monetary damages for you or the company you work for, lawsuits with …

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How To Choose A Photographer in China

If you have to find a commercial photographer for your next project in China, there are several things which you need to consider that will affect the outcome of your search.  How can you be sure that the photographer is good?  How can you know if the photographer offers a good value?  How do you know if he or she …

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How To Plan A Garden On-Location Shoot In China

The following article outlines and explains the most important points which need to be considered when planning and organizing an on-location garden photo shoot in Shanghai, regardless if you like to shoot any of  following types of products: garden furniture items such as patio furniture, seating sets, grills, gazebos, green houses .. power equipment such as lawnmowers, blowers, spreaders, chain …

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Photography Glossary

To make it easy and simple for you to know what we are talking about when we use words like “rekkie”, “ppm” or “key visual”, we compiled a list with the words and terms we and the entire creative industry most commonly use. Account Manager – The person you most probably are dealing with the most, because he or she …