Jewelry Photography for wedding photographers

Online Course

Learn how to take perfect jewelry shots with no special equipment! Only camera, macro lens and speedlite!

About the course

You will learn how to take studio quality photographs of wedding jewelry using only your camera and a speedlite (on-camera flash). Find out how to get professional shots with no tripod and no studio lighting. You won’t even need Photoshop – we’ll show you how to take pictures that look great even without any post-production!

At the end, your final assignment will be reviewed and critiqued individually by our instructor, giving you the detailed feedback you need to take your work to the next level and make your portfolio stand out from the crowd.

Your clients would love to have the beauty of their wedding/engagement rings captured in such a professional way!

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Duration

3 hours, 40 minutes

Level

Intermediate: photographer must know how to work with the camera and a speedlite.

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At the end

Certificate of completion.

Highlights

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Learn to take great shots regardless of the lighting conditions – indoors, outdoors, without any lighting at all, you can make it work.

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Quick and easy-to-follow lessons. We know that you don’t have lots of time to spend, so we keep it brief!

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A professional retoucher explains in just 5–10 minutes their super simple post-production techniques.

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Ask questions on our online forum and get answers from our professional instructors.

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Lifetime access to the course materials.

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After course completion, you’ll have an option to submit your homework to be reviewed by the instructor – professional feedback is key to successful learning!

Who will benefit the most from this course?

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Wedding photographers who are looking to improve the quality of their wedding jewelry detailed shots.

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Craft makers who sell jewelry online (Etsy, eBay) who are looking to improve the quality of the images in their online stores.

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Hobbyists and photography beginners who would like to learn jewelry photography without spending lots of money on studio lighting.

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Curriculum

Introduction

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Introduction and gear for the course

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Lighting theory: what you need to understand before you start

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Lighting theory, demonstration

Shooting Day 1

Shooting on location. Working with mixed lighting

Mastering your camera settings

Basics – working with rings. Finding good angles and reflections

Shooting on location. Propping, styling and setting the composition

Shooting on location. Why starburst filters won’t help

Shooting on location. More ideas for propping and styling

Shooting Day 2

More ideas and demonstration: when you do not need any additional lighting

 Pearls, fabric and gemstones

More ideas with backgrounds

Dealing with issues

 Glossy black background

Understanding limitations of this technique

Post-Production

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Post-Production in Adobe Lightroom

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Bonus: Post-Production in Adobe Photoshop

Introduction

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Introduction and Gear for the course

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Lighting theory: what you need to understand before you start

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Lighting theory, demonstration

Day 1

Shooting on location. Working with mixed lighting

Mastering your camera settings

Basics – working with rings. Finding good angles and reflections

Shooting on location. Propping, styling and setting the composition

Shooting on location. Why starburst filters won’t help

Shooting on location. More ideas for propping and styling

Day 2

More ideas and demonstration: when you do not need any additional lighting

 Pearls, fabric and gemstones

More ideas with backgrounds

Dealing with issues

 Glossy black background

Understanding limitations of this technique

Post-Production

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Post-Production in Adobe Lightroom

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Bonus: Post-Production in Adobe Photoshop

FAQ’s

What camera and lens and speedlite do I need for this course?

Any DSLR or mirrorless camera with a hot shoe mount for a speedlite will work., You can use any macro lens for your camera, and a camera-compatible speedlite (starting from $60) will work.

There is a lesson about gear needed included into this course.

How do I access the course materials?

You will have 24/7 access to course videos, forums, and reviews on the Photigy.com website. It is optimized for mobile as well, and we stream from the worldwide cloud to ensure a worry-free learning experience.

How long will I have access to this course?

You’ll have lifelong access to the course. There is no limitation on this.

How I can ask questions of the instructor?

All course students have access to a private forum dedicated to support. This is the place where Photigy instructors answer students’ questions, and students can share their own experiences and solutions.

How well do I need to know photography? Will this course work for an amateur or a beginner in wedding and jewelry photography?

Yes, Alex Koloskov uses simple explanations that are easy to understand. However, you will need to know your camera and the basics of shooting with it: things like “how to set the aperture in aperture priority mode”, setting the ISO, and switching from manual to auto focus on your camera.

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About the course’s instructors

Alex Koloskov

Is “one of the most recognized product photographers in the world˝ and the founder of the Photigy school of photography.

Before starting to teach, Alex ran a successful commercial studio photography business for many years. His clients included companies like WalMart, Siemens, Home Depot, Endochoice, and many other well-known brands.

In 2012, Alex with his wife Genia Larionova founded Photigy, the world’s best online school for product photographers. Since then they have helped thousands of photographers to build successful commercial studio photography businesses.

Artem Pissarevskiy

Artem Pissarevskiy

Artem is a 22-year old retoucher from Finland. He’s been working in the post-production field for about four years.

He sees himself of a more technically skilled retoucher than an artist, specializing mostly in product and creative retouching and he enjoys problem-solving as it is a huge part of the post-production process.

BEFORE and AFTER (IN THE BONUS)

Left  – SOOC (straight out of the camera), Right – after Adobe Photoshop

SOOC - Straight out of the camera Jewelry After PS
SOOC - Straight out of the camera Jewelry After PS
SOOC - Straight out of the camera Jewelry After PS
SOOC - Straight out of the camera Jewelry After PS
SOOC - Straight out of the camera Jewelry After PS
SOOC - Straight out of the camera Jewelry After PS

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