Product Photography In Preston Lancashire SetGear are a company based in Penwortham in Preston, creating production equipment engineered for film & TV. Their brief was very straightforward. “Nice clean images, that show what we do, and the quality of our work”. Well, there was no doubting the quality of craftsmanship, and I wanted to ensure it was clearly evident in the images. These were to
Review Elinchrom Five Following the launch of the Elinchrom One, Elinchrom hinted at something bigger on the horizon. Ladies and Gentlemen, meet the Five. At first glance, it looked very, very familiar. The case certainly looked like the ELC 500 and the Pro HD version, and the rear layout is identical to the ELC 500. The only visible difference is the battery block underneath. So
Review Phottix M200R LED Panel You know, considering I'm a dedicated stills only type of guy (Of some considerable years, I might add!), I'm getting a lot of LED panels for review. To be honest, I've been pleasantly surprised by all those I've reviewed, not only by their features and abilities, but by the fact I've actually found them useful. That last bit was a
Quick And Simple Product Photography Lighting techniques for products can vary as wildly as the range of products themselves. You can create highly complex setups for fairly simple products, and the reverse can also be true. In all honesty, as with anything I shoot, I tend to create a lighting scenario that best suits the subject, and I tend not to consider the complexity of
Creating Lifestyle Product Shoots Lifestyle imagery is far more than simply a photograph of a product being used. Your client has a very specific target market In mind, and the lifestyle imagery needs to appeal to the prospective end client. We all buy on an emotional level, whether it's shoes, cars or camera equipment. Often, items are purchased with a goalor aspiration in mind, rather
Review Phottix Raja Deep 80cm Hexa This is not your bog standard, use every day kinda box. And it was certainly not bought with the intention of using it for all and sundry. No, I had a very distinct idea as to how and when I would use this box, which I will come to later. If you own any of the Phottix Raja range
Review Sirui E30B Bi-Colour Soft LED Panel As a lot of you will know, my main strength is lighting, and this is what attracts my clients. It tends to be strobe lighting in some form or other, and I’ve tended to leave the LED panels generally to the videographers. I mean, they’re the folks that actually need constant light, right? Well, I’m starting to change
Simple Product Setup Using Two Speedlights So, we are in the middle of Covid-19 lockdown. The kids are running riot, and I’m all out of duct tape. The wallpaper hasn’t changed in the last hour, and my slippers are wearing thin from all the pacing up and down. Talking of wearing thin, my Mrs.’ patience is pretty much getting the same way due to the
Lanzet are a bespoke kitchen design and manufacturer, based in Preston. I was asked to provide updated images for their website and brochure etc., with the emphasis to be on the quality of their work, and craftsmanship.
Product photography doesn’t always need to be on white. On white images are required by a number of e-commerce platforms, such as Amazon, and unfortunately, many clients assume it’s the norm.