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Grover over at Photoshelter did a cool behind-the-scenes look into the one-man photo department at Threadless Tees, AKA Strobist reader Sean Dorgan.
Sean is self-taught and does all of the cool, better-than-they-have-to-be T-shirt shots for the site. (Most sites just import the design files into the web page, or at best shoot the empty shirts on white paper. Bleh.)
I have corresponded with Sean occasionally as he has grown from a newb flasher into someone who is doing some pretty neat stuff in the name of hawking cool, community-designed T-shirts. I was not at all surprised to see that beat-to-crap Tejada beauty dish he started out with, late in the vid either.
This should go without saying, but if your company has some sort of need for photography you might consider stepping up to the plate with your camera like Sean did. Worst case, you might rescue yourself from your cubicle a few hours per week.
Props to the increasingly education-oriented folks Photoshelter, and to Sean for raising the bar for Threadless.
(Via A Picture's Worth)