product photography

Try out these easy 1 light setups for product photography

Jan 16, 2024
Alex Baker

Studio photography can sometimes feel a bit daunting, with YouTubers showing off their multiple light setups. However, lighting doesn’t have to be complicated to produce…

Amazon’s new AI tool could be the end of product photography

Oct 26, 2023
Alex Baker

Any e-commerce and low-end product photographers out there may want to start thinking about diversifying. Amazon has released a beta version of a tool that…

How to create beautiful shots of wine bottles with one light

Jun 21, 2023
Alex Baker

Product photography is a staple of many photographers’ income. Some products, however, are more difficult to shoot than others. Let’s take wine, for example. It’s…

Google’s new AI product photo tool cuts the need for product photographers

May 24, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Google unveiled Product Studio, a new tool that makes it easier to create product photos, but sadly, reduces the need for product photographers. With the…

Product photography with the Zhiyun Molus G60 and X100 LED lights

Apr 24, 2023
John Aldred

At NAB 2023, Zhiyun announced two new LED lights; the Molus G60 (buy here) and X100 (buy here). While not the company’s first LED lights,…

PhotoRoom uses AI to turn your lousy snapshots into decent product photos

Nov 8, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Text-to-image generators like DALL-E have been available to the public for a while now, and so has DALL-E’s API. While it’s amusing to create surreal…

The psychology behind the 10:10 in watch advertising photos

May 18, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

There are plenty of tips and tricks for making the best out of product photography. Other than gear, lighting, composition, and other photography-related strategies, there…

How to – and how definitely not to – photograph mirrors

Mar 14, 2022
Alex Baker

What’s the most difficult thing you’ve ever had to photograph? A bicycle? A French horn? Silverware maybe? What those things all have in common is…

Learn to shoot wine bottles with this brilliant lighting breakdown

Feb 22, 2022
Alex Baker

How many times have you been browsing an online wine catalogue or a magazine and stopped to really appreciate the photographs of the bottles? A…

Hard light vs soft light and how it applies to still life, food and product photography

Feb 10, 2022
John Aldred

The concept of hard vs soft light comes up all the time, particularly on YouTube, but it’s typically in relation to portraits and other photographs…