That’s right!  We are about to break some news soon. So consider this a teaser #1.

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Black Sun Studio – Sleek Design

State College, PA- Black Sun, a commercial arts studio specializing in high-end digital and film photography, has moved its operations into The L•A•B•B•, a new 9,500-square-foot creative arts building on East Beaver Avenue on the edge of downtown and one block from the Penn State University Park campus.

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More Glebe

Good friend, fabricator, artist and jeweler Wes Glebe is at it again with a new “industrial chic” line of necklaces. Here is a teaser image of the series, but nothing beats seeing or wearing one of his many originals.  There are galleries all over the US that carry his work.

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Pricing and Preparing for a BLACK SUN Shoot

Each project, no matter the breadth and depth of scope is treated an individual project. As such I estimate and price each project accordingly. If you are primarily price shopping, then I am not the photographer and Black Sun is not the studio for you. However, if you want:

  • yourself and project understood so that it can best be conveyed into photographic artwork and
  • you want us to exceed your expectations

…then we are a perfect fit for you.  We strive to take the worry out of a job for our clients and delivery exceptional photographs and digital files, not to mention service second to none. Whether you are a seasoned art director, commercial art buyer or setting up your first professional shoot there are elements that factor into the cost of photography. Some are most likely standard to every shoot while other costs may be additional.  Here are a few that we consider.


  • Days shooting
  • Assistants and Creative Professionals
  • Digital Capture, Processing, Proofing
  • Digital Editing
  • Materials (film, paper, etc.)
  • Equipment
  • Copyright Usage
  • Creative Fee


  • Studio Rental
  • Props
  • Mobilization/Travel
  • Permits/Fees
  • Models
  • Wardrobe
  • Product
  • Set/Set design
  • Scouting

Give us a call or drop us an email about your project and we’ll be happy to discuss it with you and provide a clear and detailed estimate.

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