Tag Archives: VIP

Seattle Corporate Event Photography: Tasting In The Dark with Coppola Wines

At the Space Needle in Seattle, members of the media and VIPs were invited to a Tasting In The Dark of Francis Ford Coppola wines. This sensory experience challenged guests to pick out aromas of base flavors then a flight of 4 of the company's bottlings - all while blindfolded. Hobey Wedler, a graduate student working toward his PhD in Chemistry (and blind since birth) led the group through the experience. Seattle Corporate Event Photography ©2015 Ari Shapiro - AShapiroStudios.com

Last night is a great example of why I love being a corporate event photographer. Start-up companies sometimes use something called “Blue Sky Thinking.”  Shortly, it means that you have no limits.  Think as grandiose as you’d like – no time, budget or operational restrictions.  When someone is given that ability, it’s amazing what they […]

Seattle Event Photography: Whisk(e)y Week Kick-Off with Beam Suntory at Palace Ballroom

Seattle kicks off Whisky Week at Palace Ballroom in Belltown. Seattle Event Photography ©2015 Ari Shapiro - AShapiroStudios.com

Don’tcha love it when people say “The fun thing about…”? Like there’s only 1 fun thing about what they’re talking about. Yeah, no – too black and white.  Being an event photographer is just fun!  The places, the events, the energy, and of course – the people.  Shooting events in the liquor industry?  Those are […]