Macallan commissioned Rob for a series of images to promote Macallan 12 & 18-year-old blends. The bar lounge location was selected to portray a lighter spirit with excellent length. Rob and the team used the lighting set up to create extra interest through the use of flare & rays.
Rob’s recent commission for Hendricks Gin got him creating a miniature & magical botanist garden table in his very own studio!
With the prop stylist sourcing all kinds of weird and wonderful objects, the team set to work creating a few quirky motion clips to accompany the final photographs.
Rob’s latest commission for Southern Comfort harnesses drinks texture to create a series of mouthwatering drinks.
Lens flare and warm gels go towards giving the set build a summer’s evening feel.
The team spent two days in London bars capturing signature Grand Marnier cocktails, beginning with the Grand Sidecar. Also on the hit list was; Grand Collins, Grand Margarita, Grand Tonic, Grand Man Tai and Grand Old Fashioned.
5cc in Farringdon and The Kennsington’s K-Bar played host to the shoot, each boasting a grand atmosphere in their own right. But for added dynamism, the bar talent had to place the finishing touches across all cocktails.
To celebrate summer and their new campaign, Tanqueray commissioned Rob for a series of slick serves. They also captured something a bit more bubbly in the shape of a lime falling through liquid… G&T anyone?!
In a dark corner of TT Liquor, Shoreditch, Nigel takes portraits of real bartenders for Makers Mark new campaign ‘Make your Mark’.
The whole project was conceived to challenge the viewer into making their own mark.
Rob was delighted to be commissioned to shoot both Stills & Motion for Jack Daniel’s through JWT Puerto Rico and South American Production company Rocket to the Moon.
Pulling together a highly skilled team so that the 2 set up’s could be shot in tandem, it was a long day of precision, close up shooting. The added excitement of having Coca-Cola in the mix meant for an eagle-eyed production, involving motion markers and specific colour matching.
Everything was shot on specially made surfaces and using lighting set up’s that matched each execution for both stills and motion.
The fantastic results are out now across both JWT and Jack Daniel’s South American social media streams.
The creative behind this shoot was all about, heritage, nature and maintaining a connection with your origins.
With this in mind, Rob photographed bottles and serves in situ. Campfires, picnics, and rock pools are but a few of the places the team ventured to capture Jura’s familiarity.
Rob made haste to Portugal with Drambuie for a new lifestyle drinks campaign on rooftops and by the sea. The warmer climate was a welcome change in the peak of winter.
Rob Lawson was awarded a bronze medal at the One Eyeland awards for this series exploring the tiny world inside mixers.
Rob designed the series to intrigue and emphasise the craft of making a ‘proper’ cocktail. The series was also awarded a winner at the 2017 AOP awards.