Over the years we’ve had a lot of requests to help with incentive groups . Turks and Caicos is an ideal destination for rewarding your top performers. Blue skies, white beaches, luxury resorts and only three hours from New York by direct flight – it’s an easy decision. But in this world of ipads, iphones is giving them a framed 5×7 still a valued option??
This is the sort of image we get requested to do on a regular basis. Couples pictures as the winners and spouses arrive for the final gala dinner which is then rushed back to the studio to be printed out as a 4×6 or 5×7 print and framed for delivery that night or the following day.
It’s OK – but it’s really a bit 1980s….
Given that the whole trip is about awarding and recognizing your top people – we feel you really want to make it a special event and give them something they value. We can do better than a 5×7 in a frame. Let’s be honest the pictures they show co-workers when they get home are not that 5×7, but the ones from the volleyball, the para sailing, the beach BBQ that they took with their own smartphone.
If you are going to hire a professional photographer to help capture this event with your top people, then use those professionals to capture moments that matter. Images that your team and staff will value, moments they themselves want to share. Let’s showcase the fun and excitement that they are having.
Our skill is the ability to work quietly and quickly in a professional manner and put people a ease whilst capturing keys moments of the trip that they will love to have and share with co-workers, family and friends back home.
So think bigger than the 5×7 let’s talk multievents, let’s talk books that tell a story to give to them, let’s talk online films they can share around the global organisation.
Finally another suggestion – those awards at the end of the gala evening?? Cut the photos out – its will speed the evening up – but then ask the winners to come by the reception point the following day in business casual. We can then capture them with natural sunlight with a lovely tropical backdrop and take a little longer to make sure they look great, rather than a quick grab shot as winner after winner get to the stage. Generic ballroom or lush tropical gardens??