High quality images sell products. Here's how you do it.
From cereal boxes to billboards to photos on Amazon, product photos have a strong impact on viewers. Now you can master the secrets of effective product photography with this essential guide. Author J. Dennis Thomas guides you through the basics, from selecting the right equipment and practicing different lighting techniques to controlling exposure, using backgrounds and props, and much more. Whether it's jewelry, food, fashion, or other products, learn how to photograph for effective selling, while building the skills and tools you need for a career.
- Explains how to produce quality photos for product or commercial photography, including fashion, food, jewelry, technology, and more
- The author is a professional photographer whose work has been published in major U.S. magazines including Rolling Stone, Elle, W Magazine, and US Weekly
- Covers choosing the right equipment, practicing different lighting techniques, controlling exposure, using backgrounds and props, and more
- Gives new and even experienced photographers the tools they need to build careers in product photography
Take photographs that impress, intrigue, dazzle, and sell with The Art and Style of Product Photography.
Chapter 1 Choosing The Essential Equipment 2
Chapter 2 Selecting Lighting Equipment 26
Chapter 3 Controlling and Evaluating Exposure 56
Chapter 4 Controlling and Directing Light 78
Chapter 5 Using Backgrounds, Sets, and Props 100
Chapter 6 Assembling the Necessary Supplies 114
Chapter 7 Composing an Image to Suit the Product 124
Chapter 8 Applying Special Techniques for Reflective Products 150
Chapter 9 Applying Special Techniques for General Products 214
Chapter 10 Capturing, Editing, and Processing Images 246
Understanding Camera Modes 260