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Tagging Along with SilverRock at the Schmidt Tools Video Shoot

January 30, 2013 - Willis, Texas - We had a chance to follow SilverRock Studios around while they shot footage for an instructional video for the guys at Schmidt Tools. The video will outline installation instructions for use with their R.I.P. Steady Rest equipment that they manufacture and sell, from their Willis, TX plant. We will be creating the companion web site for the R.I.P. Steady Rest, so our time was spent taking much needed photos, and picking the brains of Schmidt Tool’s…

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Epic Teams-Up with Aveda to Take On the World of High Fashion

May 14, 2012 - epic software group teamed up with Aveda Institutes to help their students get a real world photo shoot experience. The mission of AVEDA is to care for the world we live in. This includes the products they make and the ways in which they give back to society. AVEDA strives to set an example for environmental leadership and responsibility – not just in the world of beauty, but around the world. Aveda’s Spa Director in The Woodlands, Texas is Crystal Cormier. She and Instructor…

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Woodlands Commercial Realty - Photo and Video Shoot

March 5, 2012 - For over 30 years Ross Foldetta. CPM, has been involved in all facets of commercial real estate in the greater Woodlands area. Ross is the President of Woodlands Commercial Realty, a firm providing comprehensive commercial real estate services, and part of the Foldetta Group. Their philosophy is simple: "...Provide excellent service and deliver optimum property solutions to all our clients".  As a personal friend and client of Ross (he helped me…

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Immersive Photography – The Nodal Ninja Our Choice for Panoramic Photos

December 6, 2011 - Several years ago we got a call from BJ Services who was in the market for a virtual tour of The Blue Dolphin, the largest production ship in the world. They sent us a link to a model home tour from a local real estate company and asked if we could create something like that for their ship. The interactive tour played on a small section of the screen, did not allow for full up and down viewing, and the only hot spots were links to other rooms in the house. This tour was…

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Lonestar Cinema Ad - From Concept to Creation

October 19, 2010 - Lonestar Community College approached epic software to produce a creative and engaging commercial for their new campus opening in Conroe,TX. We eagerly accepted the challenge with a goal of not only giving them what they want but in true epic fashion going beyond their expectations. What's to follow is a step-by-step accounting of the production process into this commercial.  The original concept for the commercial involved filming a paper airplane as it travels through…

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