Category Archives: Photography

Arcimboldo Alien salad

“Salad” is a computer generated image created in November 2006. It is a tribute to the fantastic artist H.R. Giger and the classical painter Giuseppe Arcimboldo.

Source: http://www.framebox.de/creations/3d/salad/

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Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Giuseppe_Arcimboldo

patis-france

Client: Patis France

Agency: Unknown

Country: UAE – Sharjah

 

 

Client: Exotica

Agency: Leo Burnett

Country: Lebanon – 2007

source: http://arabadzone.blogspot.com/2007/12/exoticart-by-d-leos-of-beirut.html


Client: Pointure

Agency: Brain Stroke

Country: Kuwait

philip bliss

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Published in Al Seyassah Kuwaiti Daily Newspaper. Sunday 25th of October, 2009. Page: 36. (Nutrition Section).

eco ad

Africa could use fewer guns and more food.

 

face2face

Source: http://www.coloribus.com/admirror/photo_with_soldier/

Stock photography consists of existing photographs that can be licensed for specific uses. Publishers, advertising agencies, graphic artists, and others use stock photography to fulfill the needs of their creative assignments. A customer who uses stock photography instead of hiring a photographer can save time and money, but can also sacrifice creative control. – Wikipedia.

 

Pandora’s Box of creativity

Creators Copywriter: KITTI CHAIYAPORN

Art Director: Thirasak Thanapatanakul

Account Supervisor: PETER WILKEN

Advertiser Supervisor: Rajesh Subramaniam

Creative Director: SUTHISAK SUCHARITTANONTA

Photographer: ANUCHAI SECHARUNPUTONG

Typographer: Illustrator: ANUCHAI SECHARUNPUTONG.

Source:http://www.coloribus.com/paedia/prints/2001/08/13/30785/

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Although not clearly visible but you can still identify the (old) DHL box placed inside the larger FedEx box 😉 a very good example of brand hijacking advertisement; this type of advertising to my knowledge is deemed illegal in the Middle East.

Bear it

Source: Tony Stone Images. Client: Hitachi ACAgency: Impact & Echo BBDO

Kuwait

 

Stock photography consists of existing photographs that can be licensed for specific uses. Publishers, advertising agencies, graphic artists, and others use stock photography to fulfill the needs of their creative assignments.

A customer who uses stock photography instead of hiring a photographer can save time and money, but can also sacrifice creative control. – Wikipedia

Incredible copycat!!!

Less Original: Olay
Type Of Entry: Product/Service
Category: Cosmetics & Beauty, Toiletries & OTC Pharmacy
Title: 53? & 31? & 20?
Advertiser/Client: P&G
Product/Service: OLAY TOTAL EFFECTS
Entrant Company, City: SAATCHI & SAATCHI, Dubai
Country: UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Advertising Agency, City: SAATCHI & SAATCHI, Dubai
Country: UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Copywriter: Kalpana Chary
Art Director: Carma Andraos
Typographer: Carma Andraos
Account Supervisor: Malavika Rao
The copycat won Silver outdoor and Silver Print at the 2008 Dubai Lynx Awards!!!

Source: http://www.dubailynx.com/winners/search.cfm?page=1&uen=03792&entryID=1444&keywords=olay

Source: http://www.dubailynx.com/winners/search.cfm?page=1&uen=03794&entryID=1446&keywords=olay

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Source: Campaign – Middle East – Front page – 18 January – 31 January 2009 issue.

Lateral Thinking: When a low probability line of thought leads to an effective idea, there is a “Eureka” moment and at once the low-probability approach acquires the highest probability. – Edward De Bono. Excerpt from a book by John Townsend & Jacques Favier titled The Creative Manager’s Pocketbook. Page: 2. ISBN: 1-870471-69-5.

Plagiarism: The abuse of another’s original work by copying it and passing it off as one’s own. As defined in Alastair Campbell book titled The Designer’s Lexicon. Page: 293 ISBN:0-304-35505-4

A copycat is a person that mimics or repeats the behavior of another. The term is often derogatory, suggesting a lack of originality. The expression may derive from kittens that learned by imitating the behaviors of their mothers. – Wikipedia

“Imitation is the sincerest form of thievery” excerpt from a book by Capsule titled Design Matters. Page: 84. ISBN -13:978-1-59253-341-1.

Power punch

Client: Vodafone

Country: Egypt

 

Client: GMR – Gulf Marketing Review

Country: UAE – Dubai

Year: May, 2006

 

 

 

Communicate magazine published the same stock photo and article on media spend four months after GMR. and a few months afterwards Communicate publishers took over GMR.

Stock photography consists of existing photographs that can be licensed for specific uses. Publishers, advertising agencies, graphic artists, and others use stock photography to fulfill the needs of their creative assignments. Acustomer who uses stock photography instead of hiring a photographer can save time and money, but can also sacrifice creative control. – Wikipedia

Just Don’t do it

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The ad by The Kavli which was published only in D’mag June 2006 is based on a royalty-free stock image –  got awarded a Bronze at the 2006 KAAA (Kuwait Arabic Advertising Awards)!!! check out KAAA book; page: 31. 

Stock photography consists of existing photographs that can be licensed for specific uses. Publishers, advertising agencies, graphic artists, and others use stock photography to fulfill the needs of their creative assignments.

A customer who uses stock photography instead of hiring a photographer can save time and money, but can also sacrifice creative control. – Wikipedia