Victor Banta Photography: Behind the Scene of the Retro-a-go-go! Fashion Photoshoot

We have been asked how the amazing photoshoot for Retro-a-go-go! came to be a reality?  It was through networking.
Good friend Bruce Rogers, recommended Victor Banta Photography to Doug and Kirsten Pagacz of Retro-a-go-go! Doug and Kirsten reviewed our photography and fell in love with our style, beauty, and quality of our photography. And we fell in love with Retro-a-go-go’s fun and unique vintage and retro products. As you can see from the images captured, our combined creativity and talent resulted in a beautiful photoshoot that catches attention and attracts customers to their products!

Photographer Victor Banta’s photo shoot with the Retro-a-go-go! team was a fun and exciting photoshoot for everyone involved! Working with a great team is key to creating amazing images that sell products. The photoshoot team consisted of our client, Retro-a-go-go! owner’s Doug and Kirsten Pagacz contributing as Art Directors and they were invaluable as they jumped in assisting with wardrobe. Stephanie Strowbridge did an excellent job as makeup and hair artist (MUA), as well as Retro’s own Michaela, assisting with wardrobe, as well as modeling. There were three gorgeous female models and one male model during this exhilarating 10 hour fashion photo shoot, all taking place at Victor Banta’s Photography studio in Hell, Michigan.

Retro-a-go-go! is a retailer of retro and vintage inspired women’s fashion accessories, apparel, jewelry, and home décor. They offer fashion accessories such as make-up cases and compacts, purses, jewelry, parasols, and original artwork by Doug Pagacz. They also hold licensing with General Motors and Ford Motor Company.

Working with a creative team on photo shoots creating beautiful artistic fashion photographs is both exhilarating and very rewarding. Sharing my art with the world is a joy and feeds my soul.

What Retro-a-go-go! Says about their products:
“Shop Retro-a-go-go! and satisfy your itch for kitsch! Designers and manufacturers of original, rockabilly, pin up, Bettie Page, kustom kulture, hot rod, psychobilly, robot, zombie, monster, tattoo, geek chic, pop artist and retro inspired accessories, jewelry, apparel, home décor and gifts. Our designs are always interesting and fresh just for you. You’ll have fun shopping our vast collection of Retro-a-go-go! branded and co-branded styles. From smart ass accessories to kustom kulture apparel, we’ve got you covered. We sell both retail and wholesale. Lucky you!”

“Capturing the magic of sights, sounds, and people is the Art and photography of
Victor Banta Photography!”

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  1. Victor Banta December 13, 2016 at 11:00 am #

    Thank you Stephan!
    Let me know if you would like to schedule a photoshoot for your daughter.
    Sincerely, Victor

  2. Victor Banta December 13, 2016 at 10:59 am #

    Thank you Scott!

  3. Victor Banta December 13, 2016 at 10:58 am #

    Thank you Jackie!

  4. Jackie Rendall December 13, 2016 at 9:48 am #

    Love these photos! You definitely captured the perfect energy!

  5. Scott Rendall December 12, 2016 at 9:40 pm #

    Heya, Victor. You are one great photographer! The pics of UM Stadium, the balloon festival, and models are amazing! Keep up the great work!

  6. Stephan J. Smith December 12, 2016 at 9:03 pm #

    I love this series. Always wanted my daughters to do some cool retro actress shots for fun! Great job!