As is expected from the creative industry, many ad agencies put in a gargantuan effort to make sure their staff photos stand out from the rest.
Agency staff photography ranges from slick, stylised shots to the companies that aren’t afraid to make themselves look silly by dressing up in costume.
Take a look at some of the best ad agency staff shots we’ve stumbled across over the past year.
The BBDO 2015 holiday party was held at an art gallery, so the agency photographed several employees, framed some of the shots, and put others on canvas. They were then interspersed among the other pieces of art in the gallery. This was entitled 'The Many Looks Of Lisa' (Chan.)
These were the rules for Los Angeles-based agency Omelet's recent staff photo shoot: Pose how you feel best, bring a prop (or don't,) and feel free to bring a friend, or dog, or baby. Here's Laura Thomas, who works in account management.
Pierce Thiot is the art director at TBWAChiatDay LA, and he's also the creator of the amusing 'Will It Beard' blog. He says he 'got into a fight with the Easter bunny.'
Goodby Silverstein & Partners has some hair-raising staff photos hung in its lobby, shot by agency photographer Claude Shade, who passed away in November 2015. This is interactive art director Hanna Wittmark.
LA-based agency RPA created a calendar to show off the best mustaches grown to raise money as part of the annual Movember campaign.
The photos were also posted to RPA's Facebook and Twitter pages to help drum up support for the campaign.
Stinkdigital's tech director P J Ahlberg has a gold knife on his person at all times. When we asked Stinkdigital why Ahlberg is always armed, a spokesperson replied: 'Because you never know when you need to shimmy open a hard drive bay.'
Red Tettemer O'Connell + Partners were gifted this artist's rendering of its executive team -- Steve O'Connell, Carla Mote and Steve Red -- in royal garb from a client.
Red Tettemer O'Connell and Partners had this photo taken of the agency's in-house 'maker department' to show how Steve Red, Carla Mote, and Steve O'Connell 'don't mind getting their hands dirty when it comes to a good idea.'
Every member of the Fuzzco team has been given the rip treatment. Here's founder and creative director Josh Nissenboim, founder and creative director Helen Rice, and strategist and creative director Caleb Yarian.
Mekanism brought in photographer Mark Holthusen to capture its 'signature blend of functional surrealism.' Here is creative director Brian L. Perkins and producer Cary Cody.
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