Campfire Cologne

For the all the bearded men, women, and children in your life.

This all started when my name showed up in a Vimeo search. Fort Ripper, a small production company fresh from Brooklyn, wanted to make their mark in Portland. Over a few beers, they convinced me to direct photography for an advertisement that would sell miniature sticks of wood with matches for $12.95.

The Director and I meticulously planned every shot, after which we spent three days on location with a small crew. The whole thing was the most fun I had in a long time. In front of the campfire, Fort Ripper and I became best friends. As for the video? A quarter-million views and counting (which isn’t bad for a box of sticks).

Agency: 
Fort Ripper

Place: 
Portland, Oregon and surrounding Oregon & Washington state wilderness

Project: 
Web Advertisement

Role: 
Director of Photography

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