Learn how to light high-end furniture like a pro.
In this easy-to-follow product photography class, you’ll discover Karl’s strategy for lighting and shooting a beautiful elm-and-resin table custom-built for a high-end local restaurant, along with three high stools that accompany it.
Capturing all the different facets and textures of a piece like this is no easy task. As you follow Karl step-by-step through the shoot, you’ll pick up a range of useful tips and techniques to help you improve your own furniture photography.
The height of the table, along with its highly reflective surface, present some interesting challenges. Find out how Karl brings out the detail of the grain while avoiding specular highlights.
Watch this class to discover exactly how – by shooting tethered and using several different lights, each carefully positioned and adjusted – Karl achieves the fabulous final image.
In this class:
- Lighting techniques for furniture photography
- Shooting tethered
- Separating ‘hero’ from ‘supporting cast’
- Angles of incidence and reflection
- Using a P70 standard reflector
- Softbox lighting techniques
- Using Keystone Correction to alter perspective
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© Karl Taylor