Wondering how to make bottles look beautiful? All will become clear…
Discover a host of clear bottle photography techniques that you can easily and effectively try out for yourself!
Learn from a pro as Karl shows you step-by-step how to light and photograph bottles of clear liquid such as gin or vodka.
You’ll discover how to achieve perfect condensation to create that cold, desirable look. Learn which backgrounds and base surfaces work best, and how to light the product beautifully using just two lights.
You’ll also learn how to incorporate additional lights to highlight the label and reduce unwanted shadows, further enhancing your shot.
Simple steps for photographing clear bottles:
- Prepare the bottle – This includes cleaning the bottle and creating controllable condensation
- Select the background and base surface – These will have a big impact on your overall image
- Light the product – This can be done using just a few lights with basic modifiers
- Photograph the bottle – Determine your composition and camera settings
If you enjoy this class, check out our Whisky Photography and Wine Bottle Photography classes. You can also find tips for creating your own perfect condensation in The Perfect Pint and Condensation Cold Look.
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