Join Megan Andersen for an in-depth discussion in this video Minimizing and maximizing shadows, part of Advanced Craft Photography.
When you're shooting pictures of your crafts, light is going to be involved. …And your craft is going to cast a shadow. It's up to you to decide whether you …want to minimize that shadow, or maximize. …Right now I'm going to show you how, and why you might want to do both. …So, we've got this little set set up over here. …And my craft is this paper mache deer head. …I really like the way that taxidermy looks but I don't really like dead animals. …So I wanted to make one out of paper mache. …And I've staged this little set up with my leather chair and my little bowl of nuts.…
So I think it looks like a nice appropriate place to take a photograph of …my craft. And I've got a spot over here. …And a giant diffuser. Of course if you're shooting crafts at …home, you're probably not going to have a gigantic spot and a diffuser, but if you …are in a situation where you were shooting outside and the light was …getting low, long shadows are being cast, or perhaps you're shooting inside and you …only have one light on. And again, a long shadow is being cast, …
- Beyond the basic camera settings
- Advanced composition and staging techniques
- Image editing in Photoshop and Lightroom
- Shooting for a client
- Caring for your gear
- Keeping it simple
Skill Level Advanced
1. Beyond the Basic Camera Settings
2. Advanced Composition and Staging Techniques
3. Image Editing in Photoshop and Lightroom
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