Professional advertising photographer shows pointed goes! Everyone, eBay and other auction houses on the Internet knows, knows that good product photography promotes the sale. However, the selected photographs are unfortunately often copied from the Internet, and many are not aware that this may violate copyright. Western Union pursues this goal as well. This can be costly. And then there are still the homemade pictures, unfortunately nothing to recognize is on. It is also with simple means possible to a usable product photo shoot. The following description is suitable especially for small parts up to 20-30 cm maximum size. First, we need a digital camera with following features: macro or close setting.
Tripod brightness of adjustable white balance these facilities have now even very cheap cameras. We also need: Tripod (there must be no expensive) a bow photo mounting Board (is there in any stationery store) one or two desk or clamp lights two sheets DIN A4 paper tape binding wire (E.g. for Flowers) product photography for a usable photo at artificial light, is a camera on a tripod! The long exposure times lead to blurry images, also with a built-in image stabilizer when shooting out of my hand. One close, or macro setting almost every digital camera, a look in the instruction manual can help in case of doubt. We need a bright dark correction when shooting a very bright or dark background. Here goes: white background on + correct dark background on correct. Just the monitor look at and try! Usually the automatic white balance for usable results enough if not set on the corresponding light source. Then as far as possible, the actual procedure remains the same: attach photo paper in a Groove on the table. Place object on board camera on tripod align left and right in front of the object light position. Attach paper with tape or tie-wire from the lights.(Be careful if the lights get too hot) I hope, my many years of experience in the advertising photography rubs off with this article a little bit to you and allows you to better results in product photography! Product photography Brennenstuhl wishes you lots of fun trying it out… Ralf Brennenstuhl, advertising photographer