Maybe add more information on tethering for studio setup. Possibly how to set laptop up wired or wireless. Also would like more information on what the difference and benefits of 200ws/400ws/600ws studio strobes are.
Shooting with models is very different to doing product shots, and combining both can be a whole new challenge on its own. Since I started out with portraits before attempting product photography, I was very thankful Photigy is offering an own course dedicated to this quite special topic. Its content is as professional as the other courses, logically well structured from the very beginning to the final results. Means a bit of theory for choosing the right equipment, conversation with your clients, the preparation with a professional makeup artist, leading to the shooting setup itself, and finally finishing your project in post production. Might be of advantage if you are already familiar in working with PhotoShop.
Alex and Kristina are doing a good job, explaining the choice and use of the equipment, and showing what everything affects during the shooting. Mainly focussing on only one setup, but due to their detailled explanations to it, and how to build it up, you can easily conclude what to do for other cases. Although Kristina is talking clearly, I experienced audio issues which made it a bit difficult to understand what she is saying. Probably having issues with her microphone, since her voice is the only one affected of this. Once you are getting used to it, you can follow her words, though it has been quite demanding to me. Later on in the VERY extensive part of retouching, everything is working fine again. Not sure whether it is worth withdrawing one full star of the rating, for this issue might have to be evaluated individually - but since everything else is fine, I really like this one.
Very cool for having this course listed in your program, containing much valuable information, explained well and detailled.
I read some critics focusing on video quality, editing, and such... Not perfect, they say. OK, fine, I agree to some extent. That being said, the CONTENT of this course is absolutely fabulous. All of it!
Alex goes to great extent explaining and guiding through the whole process. The bottom line is that you can't fail. Just a little bit of practicing, and voila, you're up and rolling creating impressive product shots.
Also, Genia beats language barrier and demonstrates quite efficiently aspects of the post-production process.
what a dedication and professional way to approach teaching with real scenario, learned lot of things i cannot count. Soon you must start real photography school my wishes to you.Unfortunately i could not submit and practice the lessons you thought, since i need to survey to shoot weddings here in India and i could not find enough time to practice and submit you the shots.But i am started shooting Product for clients not creative, its white bg e-commerce shots, hope will practice from yours lessons and will see you in advance products photography class once again.
Thanks to Alex Koloskov.