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White and Transparent object on white background.

This topic contains 4 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Profile photo of Michael Michael 9 months, 1 week ago.

Studio Photography School Forums White and Transparent object on white background.

This topic contains 4 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Profile photo of Michael Michael 9 months, 1 week ago.

  • #432590
    Michael
    Participant

    Hi Folks

    I’m struggling to photograph a multipack of 12 transparent cylinders with white dome lids. roughly the size of a beer can.

    I’m unable to disclose the product but have attached my set up.

    Can anybody “shed some light” on the matter?

    Thank you for your time!

    Mike

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  • #432592
    Michael
    Participant

    x1 soft box at the back
    x2 soft boxes at the front
    x2 black card either side
    x1 white matt perspex table top

  • #432597
    pit
    Participant

    Hi Michael,

    I would like to see product it self. you can even shot it with your smartphone or something.

    What I see from your setup, I would use low power light to make transparent object a bit grey – then I would go to photoshop cut out product and retouch it to look like a transparent. Hope you understand what I mean.

    Post your result so I can help a bit more.

  • #432629
    Sef McCullough
    Participant

    Best results I’ve seen with clear glass products is too shoot on medium gray seamless. Think about it in terms of what the image of the glass is composed of in the capture – just light and dark reflections/refractions. So the key is to capture those so they can be isolated, and then as @PIT stated above, the rest happens in post…

    Shooting in a bright white environment, you may be capturing some of the dark refraction detail, but almost surely anything bright just disappears.

  • #432679
    Michael
    Participant

    Howdy guys,

    Thank You for both responses!

    I’ll be back in the studio today with some fresh ideas!

    Thank you for your help and time!

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