Product Photography on a Budget: Part 2

In my last post, I showed you a quick and inexpensive solution for tabletop product photography that used just a couple table lamps and a piece of posterboard. Stepping up from that option just a bit, we can add a little diffusion to our light source for smoother wrap-around lighting and softer shadows. Quick and Read more about Product Photography on a Budget: Part 2[…]

Tabletop Product Photography on a Budget: Part 1

Hi Friends, I posted recently on my typical setup for tabletop product photography using a light table, a pair of hotshoe flash units, and an octagonal softbox. It works really well for me, and since I usually leave it set up, it’s quick to arrange a couple of items on the set, shoot, process, and Read more about Tabletop Product Photography on a Budget: Part 1[…]

Product Photography: High-Key Lighting with Reflections

Hi Friends, Now that my wife’s blog is up and running at www.stampingpro.com (unabashed promotional hint), I find myself looking for a consistent way to shoot the product photos of her creative stamping and paper crafting projects.  Though I’ve used a variety of setups over time, I think I’ve finally settled on a look we Read more about Product Photography: High-Key Lighting with Reflections[…]

Shadowless Jewelry Photography with a Light Table

I was talking with my veterinarian this evening about photographing his wife’s custom jewelry projects. He’s tried a number of lighting schemes, and I suggested the following underlighting setup that I’ve had good luck with for doing high-key tabletop imaging. The setup looks like this: The light table is from Amvona.com and though it has Read more about Shadowless Jewelry Photography with a Light Table[…]