Sergio Vindas posted this on Photigy forum, and I want to re-post it here. The idea is to DIY plastic ice, like Kyle May did. Check it out:
The final result, DIY ice cubes for studio tabletop:
Steps to be done (Screenshots from Kyle’s flickr, so they won’t disappear if
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An easy and efficient way to shoot products on a completely white background without Photoshop: DIY ($10) shooting table
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The review and test photoshop of jewelry pieces for Cloud Dome shooting cone
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This e-book is about jewelry photography. Gemstone necklace to be specific.
It will be useful for hobbyists who need to create photos of their craft without spending much money for the lighting and camera as well as for jewelry photographers who are looking to learn new ways on how to
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I am working on a series of tutorials (not sure what to name it yet , but the idea is to develop a very non-expensive DIY lighting and shooting technique to produce stunning results, so jewelry designers and hobbyists can build and use it.
The idea came from +Genia Larionova‘s hobby. She and few her
Continue reading: Project in development: Inexpensive way to shoot expensive jewelry. Part one
Chrome brush tabletop studio photography
Recently we had a shoot for our long term client of ours, Anisa International. You already know what its for, right? Yep, chrome cosmetic brushes. This time the client wanted the brushes to be photographed directly from the top (top-down shot), which brought up an interesting challenge to me.
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I have this DIY powerpack I’ve built about 10 month ago. Most of the time it was stored on a shell, as I rarely shoot on location, and so far have never work on location without power outlet within 30 feet:-) (one more shot with the pack is here). However, I am receiving a many
Continue reading: DIY battery power pack for Paul C Buff lighting: the follow-up test shot.
I continue to explore new techniques that I can utilize in my photography, and this is a second article about my experience of a shooting cone. I’ve got some interesting feedback from my first post (Mastering Jewelry Photography) where I used a DIY shooting cone for jewelry shots. On one of the forums a
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Today is a big day for us, really. Last few weeks we were working on our web portfolio, as the current site was not touched for 5 years. I was looking to get a new, large and vivid flash portfolio: with fullscreen functionality, some (but not much) animation and huge images which can be viewed
Continue reading: Building professional flash portfolio for photographer: our experience.
This type of shots is not what I usually do, but when my friends asked if I can do their seniors promo shoot (never heard of such type before:-) my answer was: yes!
I always glad to host any of my good friends in the studio: I can always test new gear or learn some
Continue reading: DIY Vagabond II test drive: dark studio under the sun