CASE STUDY: Unagi Electric Scooters Product Photo and Video Shoot in Metro Detroit, Michigan

Client: Unagi Scooters
Photography/Lighting/Retouching: Marek Dziekonski
Scouting: Marek Dziekonski
: Marek Dziekonski
1st Assistant / Video DP: Jamie Honce

Brief: To conceptualize and produce a dramatic, edgy look for California based electric scooter brand – Unagi Scooters. To scout a location fitting the brief and to execute the commercial product photography shoot. 

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Advertising Photoshoots, Set Life and Production in the midst of COVID-19 crisis

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CASE STUDY: Birmingham Ultimate Fitness – Advertising Athlete Portraits in Birmingham, Michigan

Client: Birmingham Ultimate Fitness
Photographer: Marek Dziekonski
Assistant: Shane Tincu
Brief: To create and execute a concept for high end, unique personal trainer headshots, conveying the impact of exercise in daily life.

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CASE STUDY: Efficiency United – Advertising, Lifestyle and Stock Photography for Michigan-Based Energy Company

Client: Efficiency United
Agency: CLEAResult
Creative Director: Christina Meisner
Art Director: Diana Maes
Photographer: Marek Dziekonski
Real Style (talent: Anita Irons and Timothy Craiger)
The iGroup (talent: Jan Cartwright and Jim Mika)
Puppy talent & handler: Suzanne Rondeau
Production manager: Shane Tincu
1st Assistant: David Heslip
2nd Assistant: Tim Heslip
Neiman’s Family Market
Rudy’s Market
Casting: Christina Meisner, Diana Maes, Marek Dziekonski (with big help from RealStyle and iGroup agencies)
Scouting: Marek Dziekonski
Brief: To work closely with CLEAResult’s team and produce and execute a photoshoot for Efficiency United that would yield advertising images to be used online, in print, and TV, consistent with their brand.

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CASE STUDY: M&O Marketing – Executive and Employee Headshots | Southfield, Michigan

Client: M&O Marketing
Creative Director: Sarah Brown
Photographer: Marek Dziekonski
Production manager: Shane Tincu
Brief: To photograph executive and employee portraits / headshots of about 60 subjects over two days. To design and build a small set on location to accommodate medium as well as full body portraits.

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CASE STUDY: Neiman’s Family Market – A Product and Food “Speed” Photography for a Catalog

Client: Neiman’s Family Market
Photographer: Marek Dziekonski
Brief: Photograph a total of 80 product/food images in two different set ups within 3h timeframe.

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CASE STUDY: Forte Belanger Brand Update – Advertising, Headshot and Stock Photography

Client: Forte Belanger
Creative Director #1: Natalie C. Matovski
Creative Director #2: Ann-Marie Kim
Photographer: Marek Dziekonski
Creative Consultant
: Izabela Skonieczka
1st Assistant: Tim Heslip
Brief: Produce a library of corporate culture and lifestyle images, executive and team headshots, and event photos to be used in advertising, print and online marketing materials, social media and on Forte Belanger’s new website.


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CASE STUDY: Stylized Portraits for Planterra Conservatory

Client: Planterra Conservatory, West Bloomfield, Michigan
Concept, Creative Direction & Photography: Marek Dziekonski
Hair and Make up: Jon Lieckfelt
Styling and Set Design: DiVincenzo and Marek Dziekonski
Brief: To conceptualize, design and execute a series of Portraits for Planterra Conservatory – a premium Metro Detroit interior landscaping company.

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CASE STUDY: Portraits of Michigan State’s Football Players for Fox Sports

Client: 20th Century Fox – Fox Sports Networks
Creative Director: Erin Hoskins
Photographer: Marek Dziekonski
1st Assistant/behind the scenes image: Shane Tincu
MSU Athletes/Talent: Connor Cook, Shilique Callhoun, Darrien Harris, Riley Bullough, Josiah Price, Jack Allen.
Brief: To photograph 6 Michigan State Spartans football players on green screen within 5 minutes with each player. The principle use of the portraits was in video commercials and hype spots leading to the game for the Big Ten crown against Iowa Hawkeyes.

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