Mercedes E-Class with Nadav Kander

  • Nadav Kander brings his unique style to this car campaign. Fresh from capturing Donald Trump for Time Magazine’s Person of the Year cover, the photographer flew to Lanzarote to shoot backplates and HDR spheres, and continued to a private platform in the South of Spain to photograph the convertible. 
    The E-Class was top secret at the time so could not be photographed on location - it needed to be shot on a closed set with high security, 

    As well as working to set the car seamlessly within the volcanic landscapes, the layouts also contained architectural elements. Initially the idea was to have a modular set built that could be moved around the platform. But with time pressing, our Berlin team offered to create the elements in CGI instead - we matched the layouts perfectly, to the delight of the clients. 
    Check out the rest of this elegant series on our site.
  • Client: Mercedes
    Agency: Antoni
    Photographer: Nadav Kander
    Creative Director: Tillmann Gossner
    Art Director: Patricia Scheder
    Art Buyer: Valerie Opitz
    Representation: Olivia Gideon Thompson at We Folk
    Production: Seaquist
    CGI Artists: Sebastian Schierwater / Recom Berlin
    Post Artists: Jonathan Clarke, Jonas Disch, Stephanie O'Connor, Jonas Braukmann / Recom Berlin

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