It’s always good to remember where you came from and Nicole reminds me of this. Since when we shot her Brig and I were the only people on set (besides the model of course).
When Brig and I first started X-Art it was just the two of us doing everything (literally). I did hair and make-up, we both moved the lights around and lugged the equipment. Brig mostly took the photos (I learned and took some too) and then we learned together how to shoot HD video.
At the beginning we were so pressed to make content on a tight budget that I remember getting off an all night plane to Prague from LA and starting the shoot the next day. Even though we were exhausted from travel and jet-lag, we didn’t want to waste a days rent ($350) of our apartment/location so we started working right away and kept shooting until we had to leave to go home. It was pretty crazy and really hard work. But we believed in ourselves and what we wanted to create, so we kept going.
Now 5 years later things have changed dramatically (for the better) but we still feel like a small family business.
“Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place.”~ (this quote from Ice T)
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Also, I want to say Happy Anniversary to our European team today, since it has been one year (exactly yesterday) that we began working together!
We love you all of you guys and can’t wait to see you next week in Prague!