How Do I Set Up My New Camera?

It may seem pretty obvious as a product photographer to make sure you set up your new camera correctly, but many people gloss over some of the most important steps. It can be exciting getting to grips with that shiny new camera, but getting it set up correctly will mean you can start delivering amazing […]

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 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 […]

What Do Photography Abbreviations Mean? G to P

The next part in our series of photography abbreviations covers everything from understanding what a guide number is, to megapixels and pixels per inch. The world of product photography can at times, be overcomplicated and it is our goal to gradually help make the various abbreviations and terminology easier to understand. GN – Guide number […]

How Can I Improve The Style of My Product Photography?

If you’re been searching around for tips on how to improve the styling of your photos as a product photographer or packshot studio then look no further. We’ve put together some of the best styling tips out there, based on years of experience delivering outstanding results. Get to know your client The very first tip […]

Fashion Photography Guide – Shooting at a Fashion Show

One of the most challenging aspects of fashion photography is attending fashion shows and taking photos. It can be difficult, at times oppressive and requires both skill and determination. We’ve put together a few useful hints and tips that will help you plan for your first fashion show and improve on your existing skills. Getting […]

What types of fashion photography styles are there?

For anyone working in fashion photography, it is important to understand the most suitable and most effective style of photography. One point to note though is that before thinking about style, it is key to think about the genre of fashion you are working with because this will potentially narrow down your style choices. Style […]

Top Composition Advice for Fashion Photography

Fashion photography is all about creating beautiful images of your fashion products by telling a story, creating a setting that draws customers in and by perfectly showing off the clothing you wish to sell. As a result, you will see a lot of advice about composition and it is important to spend time thinking about […]

Top Background Ideas For Your Jewellery Photography

Product photography can be a challenge at the best of times but when working with jewellery photography, there are some unique challenges to overcome. This is primarily because of the intense, focused nature of the shots involving intricate detail. One of the problems with highlighting this detail is that backgrounds can sometimes draw the attention […]