product photography

by Tim Ireland ·Posted
Tabletop product photography is a popular choice for individuals looking to sell items online through platforms like eBay, Etsy, and various e-commerce websites. When it comes to setting up your photography studio for these purposes, two key ways to go about shooting stand out: shooting tents and tabletop setups. In this article, we will explore the advantages and drawbacks of shooting tents and tabletops, along with some fantastic accessories for shooting product photography on table tops, such as turntables. Shooting Tents Great Advantages:
by Tim Ireland ·Posted
Photography is often described as painting with light, and understanding how to manipulate light effectively is a fundamental skill for any photographer. While natural light has its place, using strobes and lighting modifiers can give you greater control over your lighting conditions, especially for product photography. Having a solid understanding of basic lighting gear and lighting modifiers will introduce you to simple yet effective lighting techniques, helping you take your product photography to new dimensions. Understanding Strobes
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The Light Cone, from V-FLAT WORLD, makes it easy to achieve high-end product photos, whether you shoot with a phone at home or a camera in studio, and anywhere in between! Join Karl Taylor, designer of the The Light Cone, for a lighting demo that is sure to change the way you photograph highly reflective products. 0:00 - Introduction 2:52 - Watch 18:58 - Eyewear 21:51 - Apple Watch 24:51 - Jewelry 29:53 - Shower Head 33:20 - Q&A 44:30
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Product and advertising photographer Karl Taylor shares five tips for using the V-FLAT WORLD Light Cone to prevent shine and reflection from the objects he photographs. Watch this B&H online video and learn to achieve a professional, matte look—even when photographing materials like metal and plastic! 0:00 - Introduction 0:17 - Tip 1 0:36 - Tip 2 0:58 - Tip 3 1:13 - Tip 4 1:35 - Tip 5 2:03 - Final Thoughts
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From prep to styling, Natalie Napoleon shares five tips for making your product photos stand out! 0:00 - Intro 0:23 - Tip 1 - Get Organized 1:02 - Tip 2 - Rolling Carts 1:38 - Tip 3 - Know Your Customer 2:22 - Tip 4 - Tethered Shooting 3:40 - Tip 5 - Lighting 5:06 - Bonus Tip 1 - Keep Your Lens Clean 5:25 - Bonus Tip 2 - Call the Pros 5:45 - Final Thoughts - Create Your Stories Did you find these tips helpful? Let us know in the Comments section, below. 
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Learn to photograph cocktails in this B&H photography seminar. Here’s an all-access, behind-the-scenes look at Anthony Nader's approach to photographing these liquid subjects, such as making prop ice cubes, handling glassware, styling cocktails, and so much more! Do you style or photograph cocktails for a studio? Tell us about your own workflow!
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
Great products deserve (and often receive) great product photography. Whether you are photographing items for online sales, Internet auctions, or simply taking still life photos of a prized possession, there are some simple (and relatively inexpensive) gear and tips that can help your photos stand out from the others. Online Auctions & Internet Marketplaces We’ve all seen sub-par product images online. Let’s face it, they do not want to make you reach for your credit card or increase your bid. Smartphone snapshots are perfectly fine if you
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Steve Giralt shares his tips on how to upgrade your beverage photos and videos, from lighting techniques to food styling. Watch this video, then tell us about your own food photography tips and tricks in the Comments, below. Similar tutorials: How to Make Fake Ice Cream for Food Photography
by Cory Rice ·Posted
When it comes to product photography, few items can be as frustrating as jewelry. Reflective surfaces, tiny details, and amorphous shapes are just a few of the challenges confronting photographers brave enough to tackle this subject. Luckily, with the right tools and a little planning, many of the headaches associated with jewelry photography can be greatly reduced. Choosing the Right Camera Setup Most cameras fitted with normal-length to telephoto lenses can produce passable results photographing jewelry. However, if you want the best-quality
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Want to learn how to take product photos? Interested in knowing how to light product photography? Trying to create a home studio on a budget? Jake Estes and Bobby Sansivero show you their somewhat DIY photography setup, lighting techniques, and equipment. Learn product photography techniques, no matter what your budget is! Check out these other At-Home videos for more ways to help you stay creative at home.