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Profoto B3 Campaign Launched in Europe

13/10/2013

This week saw the European release of a series of advertisements by Profoto for their new B3 lighting products featuring the work of commercial car photographer Tim Wallace. Three main shots were used for the majority of the campaign, the first a detail rear lit capture of the all new carbon fibre built Aston Martin Vanquish, the second a dynamic lit road / rig capture featuring again the Aston Martin Vanquish and finally a more artist based graphic capture of the Aston Martin DBS shot in front of the Sage opera house in England.
Profoto is a major driving force in the manufacturer of professional lighting systems aimed at the professional photographer and Tim has been working with them for many years, both from a stance of using their lighting equipment to produce some of his own commercial work but also with Profoto in a support role along side others such as Hasselblad when he gives his 'live shoot' seminars at client sites such as Land Rover. …Read the full article here

NFT Mercedes Shoot - UK

10/10/2013

This week saw commercial photographer Tim Wallace working with one of our long standing clients 'NFT' to create new work for marketing, brochure and corporate use. Recently NFT made some changes to the 'livery' of their fleet and given the size of the operation through out the UK and the hundreds of vehicles that involves this was a perfect time to bring up to date their commercial photography library of images and make use of the new livery. Our client 'NFT' contacted Ambient Life photographer Tim Wallace to assist in this project, and commissioned a series of photographs to show their new branding in a dynamic and modern style and this week Tim worked with the company shooting on location at one of their largest warehouse sites in Daventry as well as on the a proving ground to allow him to capture the new Mercedes tractor - trailer units in the new livery. …Read the full article here

Welcome to new client SwissVax based in Switzerland

05/10/2013

We would like to welcome SwissVax to AmbientLife as a new client, based in Switzerland the company design and manufacture high end solutions for car care. The company are currently working on a new corporate website presence and photographer Tim Wallace has been working with the team from SwissVax to help provide the photography for that new exciting site. Tim has also been involved in work for large corporate display stands that will be displayed at the Luxembourg Motor Shaw that will be held in November where the company will have a major presence. …Read the full article here

Welcome to new client Scalfaro based in Switzerland

01/10/2013

This week we would like to welcome Scalfaro Watches based in Switzerland to AmbientLife as a new client. Their passion is for craftsmanship and engineering of timepieces incorporating distinct features and of outstanding quality. Established in 2001 Scalfaro was born with the aim of creating amazing hand made watches for enthusiasts, guided by long-term vision and a passionate dedication to quality and design. The company has a fascination with engineering and motor sport and is never shy of taking on new challenges and in recent years have created and crafted some limited editions watches incorporating original material of some of the world’s most rare and valuable cars. The company is currently working on the designs for a new exciting Aston Martin Zagato timepiece and photographer Tim Wallace has been working with Scalfaro to help provide the marketing and promotional photography featuring one of the most famous Aston Martin race cars in history, the very rare '2 VEV' that the watch will be based around using genuine parts from the car inlaid into the watches design. …Read the full article here

Welcome to new client Dennis Eagle Ltd

09/09/2013

This week we would like to welcome Dennis Eagle Ltd as a new client to AmbientLife.
Dennis Eagle approached AmbientLife a few months ago as they were looking to push forward and improve their web presence as well as cover the launch of two brand new prototype vehicles that will soon go into production.
Earlier this week commercial photographer Tim Wallace worked on location in Devon using the dramatic Dartmoor landscape as a backdrop shooting the two new vehicles and also producing work for web, marketing and brochure use for the company. We look forward to further projects with Dennis Eagle that are already being planned to move into the production element of the business and other areas to bring these up to the required standard also in coming months. …Read the full article here

Le Mans '1 VEV' Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato Shoot

03/09/2013

Aston Martin DB4GT/0182/R '1VEV' is amongst one of the most famous Aston Martin Racing cars to date and sits beside '2VEV' in the corridors of racing history within Aston Martin. This week commercial car photographer Tim Wallace spent some time with this legend shooting work that is to be combined with his earlier work on its sister car '2VEV' for the 100 Year Centenary Aston Book project that is almost now completed and soon will go to print. In 1990 1VEV sold at auction for £1.54 million GBP with its original engine but today that cars true value runs into many millions if it was ever to enter the auction arena again. …Read the full article here

'Light It' Magazine Feature and Interview

30/08/2013

'Light It' is the first digital photography lighting magazine made exclusively for the Apple iPad® from the KelbyTraining group based in the US and this months edition has just been released and is available through the Apple iTunes store, featuring a in-depth video interview with UK based commercial car photographer Tim Wallace of AmbientLife as well as a feature on his work within the car industry today. The magazine is the brain child of the creator of Kelby Training, Scott Kelby and in his own words "We wanted Light It to have a focus (no pun intended), so our plan is to stick to lighting. There are so many general topic photography magazines out there, we wanted to create something just for this one area, an area so many photographers are struggling with these days, so our thing will always be lighting. Luckily, there's so much happening in lighting these days, we won't run out of topics any time soon. …Read the full article here

Bamford and Martin's A3 - The oldest surviving Aston Martin

17/08/2013

The Bamford and Martin A3 is with out a doubt one of the most significant Aston Martin cars in the World today and also is the oldest surviving Aston Martin known. This week commercial car photographer Tim Wallace spent some time with this amazing look back in the historical roots of Aston to capture the car photographically for the Aston 100 Year Centenary Book that he has been involved in shooting over the last 10 months. The photography that Tim shot of the Bamford and Martin A3 will make up the very first chapter of the Centenary Book that is close to completion now and will soon be moving forward to publication and print as a pictorial celebration of Aston Martin through the years from the very early models such as the A3 all the way through to the very latest models such as the DBS and the new 2013 all carbon fibre Vanquish. The entire book has been photographed solely by Tim as he offers his view and vision of these different models through the years. …Read the full article here

Shooting the infamous Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato '2 VEV'

12/08/2013

The Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato was introduced in October 1960 at the London Motor Show as effectively a DB4 GT, it was then lightened and improved by the Zagato factory in Italy by the famous Ercole Spada. Initially the factory had plans to produce 25 cars, but demand wasn't as strong as expected and production ceased after the 20th car rolled off production.
Nowadays, due to the rarity and popularity of the DB4 GT Zagato, the cars are worth a considerable amount of money, and at auction they can easily reach very high figures in excess of £5 million.
The popularity of the original DB4 GT Zagato has resulted in two subsequent waves of cars based on DB4s being rendered into "Zagatos" through the cooperation of Aston Martin and the Zagato works in Italy. They are known as "Sanction II" and "Sanction III" cars. Commercial car photographer Tim Wallace spent some time this week shooting one of these infamous Zagato models known as '2 VEV' for the Aston 100 Year Centenary Book project that Tim has been working on and that is soon to come to completion and final edit before going to publication and print. …Read the full article here

New Client Work for 'Identity' London with the Centenary Aston Martin Brochure

28/07/2013

This week one of the largest ever Aston Martin events took place at Kensington Palace, England.
The event was one of many occurring Worldwide as Aston Martin celebrate their 100th Year Centenary. To mark this special event at Kensington Palace Aston Martin commissioned a commemorative brochure to be produced through publishing and design specialists 'Identity' based in London, England. The brochure was to inspire and captivate those attending the event and also will be carried forward to all subsequent AM events for the rest of 2013. We are extremely honoured and proud to have been part of this brochure with Aston Martin photography being featured by automotive car photographer Tim Wallace who worked closely with 'Identity' on this first project with our new client. The brochure received very positive praise at the Kensington Palace event and we look forward to seeing it being made available Worldwide as the Aston Martin events continue globally throughout 2013 including the Silverstone Classic Racing event to be held this weekend. …Read the full article here

Aston Martin 100 Years Centenary Book Project

20/07/2013

Aston Martin over the years have created and crafted some of the Worlds most recognisable and iconic cars and this year the company celebrate 100 years in the industry. As part of this celebration commercial car photographer Tim Wallace has been commissioned by our client Aston to produce a major book looking through the 100 years to celebrate all the models in the Aston range from the very first model that David Brown created to the latest super cars from the Aston stable such as the DBS and new Vanquish. This month Tim and the AmbientLife team have been spending time working through different models and photography as we approach the stage in the project with 550 pages of the completed and at the 80% stage in the project. …Read the full article here

500px Launch new 'Pro Spotlight' feature Worldwide

23/06/2013

500px this week launched a exciting new series of 'Spotlight' features on Professional Photographers and their work from around the World. AmbientLife photographer Tim Wallace was chosen as one of the first four to be featured in this way and the new 'Spotlight' area on 500px is hoped to be an inspiration to the many photographers around the World that present and exhibit their work on 500px and use the new portfolio templates that are now available.
We are very pleased indeed and somewhat humbled to have been chosen to have out work showcased in this way and its a great testament to all the hard work of the team and of course the amazing people that we are very honoured to work with. …Read the full article here

Seamless Pro Interview with Tim Wallace

07/06/2013

Seamless Interview Tim Wallace
Established in 2011, Seamless is a modern and fresh photographic brand. Aiming to provide world-class products and services, the Seamless goal is to search the photographic world and empower all photography lovers. The Seamless way of working fosters creativity and innovation while also inspiring photographers to push their art as far as possible. The concept of Seamless was brought to life a few years ago when Padraic and Sonia were on tour in Brazil, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and America giving a series of photography lectures. They were invited to discuss the success of their business, Deasy Photographic, and to inspire the photographic community. It was while at these conferences, and through a long history of working at the highest end of portrait photography, that they built up a substantial network of industry professionals and insiders. …Read the full article here

Aston Art New Limited Edition Work Available

04/06/2013

This week saw Aston Art launch a series of new high quality limited edition 'art prints' including a collection of monochromatic prints from commercial car and automotive photographer Tim Wallace. 'AstonArt' is a concept that was born following a project to capture the essence of Aston Martin in a contemporary photographic, and modern style through the eyes of photographer Tim Wallace and over the last 4 years has gone from strength to strength with over 80 pieces of art work now being available through the Aston Art dedicated website. The 'Art' prints are sold quite literally all over the World to both private collectors and also to corporate business for display in boardrooms and reception area's. …Read the full article here

Project Vanquish - The Worlds Best Aston Martin

25/05/2013

Aston Martin has been building cars the most beautiful and desirable cars in the world for 100 years and they knew our centenary demanded something special. There mission was to produce the greatest Aston Martin in history, the car to lead us into their second 100 years, a car with power and beauty, a new flagship model for Aston Martin into the future. With the most advanced engineering, the most beautiful design and the finest materials, they created the best Aston Martin ever, they created the the all all new carbon fibre 'Vanquish'
This week car photographer Tim Wallace was tasked with the project of shooting this car for out UK client Aston to capture that beauty, the power and to visually afford it the grace of its design and the craftsmanship that has been poured into this new exciting model for 2013. …Read the full article here

Profoto Sweden Launch 3 Masters Interviews with Tim Wallace

20/05/2013

Profoto is a major driving force in the manufacturer of professional lighting systems aimed at the professional photographer and today they released a set of 3 of their 'Masters' interview's that they recently recorded with Ambient Life photographer Tim Wallace where he discusses his work, lighting and his feelings towards what makes a successful commercial image in todays market. The interviews are part of the 'Master Series' of films that Profoto produce featuring renowned professional photographers from around the World. …Read the full article here

500px Best Automotive Car photographers

02/05/2013

500px this week launched a news page regarding the craft of car photography and named in their view the Worlds top ten car photographers to follow. We are very pleased indeed and somewhat humbled to have been placed at the top of that list.

500Px wrote: "Inspired by the Follow Friday hashtag movement on twitter we started a new feature on our blog. With Follow Friday posts you can discover new, popular and up-and-coming photographers from 500px to follow and add to friends. Today we are focusing on Automotive photographers" …Read the full article here

A young man in Nevada gets 'Inspired'

01/05/2013

We would like to introduce you to Jackson, a young man from Las Vegas in the 5th grade at Smalley Elementary School in Henderson, NV. Jackson had been given an assignment to do for his class for a Perception Fair Project and he is a huge car fan and decided to write to Tim at AmbientLife to ask if he could do his project work based around what Tim does photographing cars. …Read the full article here

Profoto Magazine Germany - News and Features with Tim Wallace

21/04/2013

This month the work of commercial car and automotive photographer Tim Wallace was featured in the German Profoto News Magazine. The magazine features each quarter a cross section of work from cutting edge professional photographers from around the world and we were very proud to have Tim's work showcased in the magazine as well as being held across the front page of the Spring edition of the magazine. In the feature Tim talks about his work, his views and his lighting within his role as one of the top commercial car photographers in Europe today. …Read the full article here

Nikon Pro Book - Spring Edition

16/04/2013

Nikon launch their Nikon Pro Book for Spring 2013 featuring some photography recently completed by Commercial Car Photographer Tim Wallace during a shoot in Los Angeles using Nikon based equipment with the infamous Aston Martin DBS

Nikon Pro is a very highly successful publication that in the past few years has won five industry awards. It is aimed at working professional photographers and agencies across Europe and demands the highest quality work in its features to showcase the work of professionals from around the globe. Its current readership levels exceed 75,000 and it is also a source for advanced technical information as well as new products that are soon to be available, reports and reviews. …Read the full article here

Project Rapide - Aston Martin

23/03/2013

This week commercial car photographer Tim Wallace spent 3 days on a project for our client Aston working on a series of photographic work of the new Aston Martin Rapide. The work is bound for marketing usage within Europe but also was completed towards additional work for a major one year that AmbientLife and Tim are working on with Aston to produce all the photography for the Aston Martin 100 years Centenary Book that is due to be published and launched in London later this year. …Read the full article here

Elinchrom Switzerland - Pro Gallery Feature

20/03/2013

Elinchrom is a worldwide lighting based company and brand with it headquarters based in Switzerland overlooking Lake Geneva. Elinchrom has been at the forefront of photographic lighting technology since the earliest days of studio flash manufacture with its products being used by the world's leading photographers and this week they launched two new featured galleries of the work of commercial car photographer Tim Wallace of AmbientLife. …Read the full article here

Morgan - Gotham City...

17/03/2013

The Morgan Motor Company is quite possibly England’s last great independent Motor Manufacturer.
We were approached several years ago by Morgan to shoot several of their superb models for new brochure designs, including the Aero 8, SuperSport and the prototype EvaGT. …Read the full article here

Aston Martin 2 Litre Sports for the Aston 100 Year Book Project

10/03/2013

Aston Martin over the years have created and crafted some of the Worlds most recognisable and iconic cars and this year the company celebrate 100 years in the industry. As part of this celebration commercial car photographer Tim Wallace has been commissioned by our client Aston to produce a major book looking through the 100 years to celebrate all the models in the Aston range from the very first model that David Brown created to the latest super cars from the Aston stable such as the DBS and new Vanquish. This week Tim spent time shooting with the iconic 2 Litre Sports created way back in the 40s for the book that is anticipated for release later this year Worldwide. …Read the full article here

FOCUS on Imaging UK with AmbientLife

04/03/2013

FOCUS ON IMAGING is Europe's biggest annual imaging show, covering all aspects of photography from image capture through to output and beyond. Aimed mainly at the professional image maker and processor, as well as buyers of image making equipment and materials, the top manufacturers from around the World display their latest equipment and developments and this year UK commercial car photographer Tim Wallace has work on display from 3 of the very best, Nikon UK, Profoto Sweden and Epson UK at the show. …Read the full article here