Bottle Lighting

Bottle Lighting and Element Shooting – Masterclass

Working as a professional photographer can see me test-shoot for a client. This is an opportunity for me to learn about the clients products and practice my skills. This masterclass takes you through a real test shoot, and see’s me getting to grips with a bottle shot in the studio.

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Essential Preparation

Essential Preparation for A High Quality Product Shot

Essential Preparation and care before we shoot any image is very important if we want to reduce the chance of mistakes happening that we then have to ‘fix’ in retouching. Whether you do your own retouching or give it to someone else, wasting post production time to correct basic errors is not a professional approach to working.

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Visual Communication in Practice

Visual Communication in Practice

Visual Language in Practice. Have you seen PS Top Tip Session 4? This article supports that session where we discuss the topic of talking visually through images. What should we be aware of to make us better communicators? Watch both of these articles to improve your visual language skills

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Lighting Types in use

Lighting Types and Their Uses

This article updates you on my thought processes about lighting types, and what I think is good for product photography and why. Technology is moving quickly and now there is more choice than ever for the discerning photographer

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Simplify your set up

Simplifying Your Set Up

In this article, we are looking at tweaking the mindset and approach when considering your set up. It’s very important when starting off, that your set up stays simple and basic. There will be plenty of opportunity to go crazy soon enough! Very often we see tutorials and examples of work from pro photographers, like…

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Simple Lighting

PS TOP TIP SESSION 3 – Simple Lighting

The lesson in this tutorial is this…Keeping things like lighting simple will help your photography improve. Something does not need to be complex in order for it to be effective. This 3rd tutorial session demonstrates how we should go about setting our shots up, the easy way!

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Small Space

PS TOP TIP SESSION 2 – Small Space, Big Imagination

This session deals with the concept of the small space and limited lighting. From talking to the members of Shoot Products Like A Pro, this can be a problem. So, I set myself a test to see what I would do when faced with similar challenges.

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