In this live workshop, now available to watch as a replay, Karl demonstrates simple methods for achieving perfect white backgrounds when shooting clothing for e-commerce purposes.
The first setup involves a white T-shirt on a hanger. Karl begins by revealing the kind of mistakes inexperienced photographers commonly make with this kind of setup, before showing you how to avoid them. He also reveals an effective trick got maintaining the shape of the garment on the hanger.
As Karl experiments with different lighting modifiers and props, you’ll learn the best ways to shoot white clothing on a white background.
Next, Karl shoots a patterned suit on a mannequin, revealing the versatility of the lighting setup he has created while making small adjustments to alter the exposure and contrast.
Moving on to a flat-lay arrangement, Karl shows you how to achieve a perfect white background behind the garment. He then lights the product itself and solves various problems as they come up.
As always, Karl answers members’ questions as he works, clarifying key points and concepts.
In this class:
- Lighting techniques for e-commerce clothing photography
- White backgrounds with no cut-outs
- How to photograph clothing
- Common product photography mistakes and how to avoid them
If you enjoy this live workshop, be sure to check out Photographing White Products on a White Background and Shadowless Lighting for Photographing Products on White.
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