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March 12, 2013

JBK Productions shoots Southern Wine & Spirits’s Promo!

Okay, imagine your in a club. Music is popping, your friends are having a good time and the waitress has just brought over a bottle of your favorite spirit. Your friends say, ” Hey, let’s go dance!” Sure but wait…you can’t just leave a bottle of liquor on the table! Well thanks to MoonJelly Marketing you can! JBK Productions got the amazing *hick* pleasure of providing commercial photography (and testing) for these innovative products. 🙂

St Louis commercial photography of a Pinnacle Vodka bottle lockerMoonJelly created these custom bottle lockers for Southern Wine & Spirits complete with pitcher holders and LED lights.

Also to their credit are these Red Stag whiskey flight holders for Jim Beam.

St Louis commercial photography of Jim Beam's whiskey flight

St Louis commercial photography of Jim Beam's whiskey flight

Big thank you to the Taphouse for welcoming us into their establishment and making some mighty fine drinks. The best thing about this shoot… we got to keep the product models at the end. Cheers!

February 5, 2013

Video Production for Simply Elevate Magazine – Romonta

JBK video production sneak peak

Last week, we had an awesome video production with Romonta and SimplyElevate magazine. While the full interview will be released on SimplyElevate Magazine’s website, we wanted to give our fans/followers a sneek peek into at the video. Enjoy!


January 24, 2013

Photo shoot for La Fortuna Cafe’s social media and internet marketing

La Fortuna Cafe store front in Hinsdale, IL

Over the Christmas holiday, I had the wonderful opportunity to shoot some promotional photography for La Fortuna Café and Coffee Roaster. This project was to increase their online presence and marketing materials for social media outlets like Facebook, Yelp and Google Maps. Tucked away in an alley in downtown Hinsdale, IL, La Fortuna Café first American store opened in the fall last year. However, their farm in Chiapas, Mexico has been family owned and operated since 1908!

Owner Alejandro Garcia-Palacios, La Fortuna Cafeespresso, La Fortuna, espresso shot, cafe, barista

Owner, farmer and roaster Alejandro Garcia-Palacios is a truly inspiring person and has lead an interesting life. As the third son of Mario and Martha Garcia, he is a third generation coffee grower! Plus, he was more than willing to pose for the camera and pull many espresso shots for product photos.

Espresso - La Fortuna Cafe

A Cafe Macchiato at La Fortuna CafeA Cup of Espresso at La Fortuna Cafe

Coffee bins at La Fortuna

It was a wonderful shoot with some of the best coffee I’ve ever tasted. Alejandro was a great sport and the images really show off his passion. It’s projects like this that remind me why I love being a photographer!