Product photography is one of the more technical types of photography. Whether I decide to shoot natural light or create in my studio, I need to be aware of and control everything in the area. Lighting, product position, depth of field, image stabilization, and the brand itself all come together in a product shoot.
So what are the first things to consider if I decide to try a DIY product shoot? My tools, of course.
Some amateurs think that photographing real estate is as easy as walking into a room and taking a photo. Unfortunately, that’s not how it works. It’s a skill you must practice so you can master it. That is if you want to succeed in this competitive field. In real estate photography, one of the questions asked by amateurs is the kind of equipment used and the settings of the camera. They also wonder how to put everything together correctly.
In this real estate photography guide, we provide equipment and camera settings tips when shooting real estate.
Street Photography is seen as a snapshot competition where only a single picture matters the most. This can be fun and teaches you a lot about photography and yourself. You need to put everything in that single shot that tells a story and looks good at the same time.
Yet all your pictures might be disconnected over time and it can be hard to see a cohesive theme throughout your collection of images.
In a world of digital keepsakes and endless selfies, there’s a definite pressure to be camera-ready at any moment. Between Youtuber friends and Instagram-addicts, you never know when you’ll next be thrown under the lens, so it never hurts to have a few tricks up your sleeve to help you look as good as you can, and feel happy with the resulting pictures.
Before I spill the tips and tricks, you need to remember two things.
The number two* question that every veteran photographer gets asked is:
“How can I be more ______ as a photographer?”
You can fill that in with any adjective you’d like: Creative. Wealthy. Original. Successful. Innovative.
* The number one question is always about gear. Always. And, as always, the gear matters 10% as much as you think it does.
Whenever you want more out of your photography, or your photography business, the answer is to grow.