Tips to remember for product shots


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Tips to remember for product shots

So we made a great product shot of a bicycle. Now you may never have to photograph a brand new bike, but there are certain techniques that apply no matter what kind of product you are shooting using Wireless Flash. Here are some tips to keep in mind. First tip: do your homework. Browse some magazines, catalogues, the web, and look at photos of other similar products. Study how other photographers approached the task. How do they position the product? How did they light it? Try to reverse engineer the shots.

Your goal is not to copy another photographer's style, but to get a feeling for how other photographers have approached similar jobs. Next tip: plan your shot. Choose a lens and a camera position that accommodates the product you're shooting, and the space where you're shooting it. The size of your working space, and the size of the product, will determine the focal length of the lens you can use. For large items like a bicycle, you'll need to make sure that your working spa...

Tips to remember for product shots
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Tips to remember for product shots provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jim Sugar as part of the Shooting with Wireless Flash: Product Shots

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