What Do The Modes on A Digital Camera Mean? – Part 2

The second part of our look at the most important modes on a camera and what they mean for a product photographer or packshot studio. We do understand every camera will differ slightly, but these fundamental modes are on almost all cameras so it is a great place to start for those who want to […]

What is Split Colour Lighting and How Can I Use it?

An interesting topic we’ve seen mentioned online and discussed by various product photographers is split colour lighting. As a result, we’ve put together a brief summary of what this concept is and how it can be used by a commercial photographer to deliver truly outstanding shots for their clients. So what is split lighting? We […]

How to Photograph Watches?

There are some truly interesting and yet challenging areas of product photography and today we are going to touch on a sub-section of jewellery photography, watches. Just like other smaller products that require images for marketing and e-commerce purposes, watches often have a lot of detail that must be shown off whilst also telling a […]

How Do I Improve My Product Photography?

No matter whether you’re a novice product photographer, part of a big team or an experienced solo commercial photographer it is important to always strive to be better. The question of how to improve product photography is one frequently asked and as a result, we’ve put together four key areas to think about along with […]

What Kind of Photography Umbrella Do I Need?

A common piece of equipment that many in product photography will have in their studio, but it can be difficult to know the most suitable kind of photography umbrella you need. Lighting is one of the most important aspects of photography and getting the right equipment can transform your product photographs. As a result, we’ve […]

How To: Food Photography

One of the most difficult areas of product photography is food photography and as a result, we often see people searching for how to improve their food shots and what to avoid when taking on this kind of job as a packshot photographer. In this industry, one of the most important requirements is to make […]

How to Mix Flash With Ambient Light?

Mixed Lighting in Photography One of the most common frustrations people have when looking back at photographs is that the lighting doesn’t look natural because the flash has taken over the image. In product photography, whether that is fashion, food or jewellery photography it is important to be able to mix flash with ambient light […]