American Airlines has always rewarded status members with two luggage tags and a card that has their status on it.  Towards the end of last year their card vendor went bankrupt so there was a delay while they found a new one.  I qualified for Executive Platinum status in October of last year and started worrying that they’d never get here but lo and behold here they are!  I was so excited that I put together a little photoshoot for them, realizing how ridiculous that is.  Anyway, I’m going to be talking about Executive Platinum status this week so I thought it’d be a good Picture of the Week!

Executive Platinum cards!

Executive Platinum cards!

For the photographers: Yes I felt weird doing a photoshoot of status cards, first of all.  I shot these with my Sony a7rII with the Zeiss Batis 85mm lens at f8.  Shutter speed was 1/200 of a second and I hit the cards with a Yongnuo flash at 1/16 power.  The backdrop is a HurleyPro white matte board that I use for headshots (but it also works crazy well as a white seamless backdrop!).  Didn’t do much post-processing in it, just adjusted the white balance and threw on some sharpening.



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