Jimmy Fallon and Drew Barrymore Mock the Catalog Photo Shoot

Out of ideas for your next photography project? A fun mock catalog photo shoot for Drew Barrymore’s furniture line should give you some out-of-the-box ideas!

One of the most challenging bits of being a photographer is coming up with ideas for a project, whether it’s for work or play. Getting an art director or creative director involved does help, but if you’re working solo, you have develop those solid concepts and themes yourself. The boldest and brightest ideas do sometimes come when you least expect it — like getting inspired by a hilarious catalog-style photo shoot segment from a recent run of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Whoever came up with the idea to do this mock catalog photo shoot for Drew Barrymore’s furniture line is a (photography) comedy genius and we’re sure many of you will agree.

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Photographer Lloyd Bishop: BTS for Late Night Television

Screenshot taken from the video

Screenshot taken from the video

Photographer Lloyd Bishop shoots portraits and has also done behind the scenes work for many of the popular late night television shows that folks watch. It started with Jimmy Fallon falling in love with his work because of how he can get the shot and capture celebrities during the quiet moments. He did this for a while until he moved on to Late Night with Seth Meyers and the Tonight Show.

Lloyd says that each studio is a new challenge and a new setting but he always knows that he has very limited space to work with. Sometimes he gets two or three minutes with the celebrities and has  to have ideas in mind beforehand. He also states that he’s trying to capture a beautiful moment and not anything elaborate after talking to them and establishing a rapport. He always has backup ideas just in case his initial idea doesn’t seem to work for a portrait.

The video is after the jump.

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