Photographing Silver and Shiny Subjects Still Life Technique


An advanced lesson on the technique of photographing silver, showing the importance of reflections containing black white and greys.
It’s not always necessary to shine a light on a subject ,with shiny subjects like metal it’s often better to light a photograph by bouncing light off of a white,grey or black card that reflects into the subject.
By careful placement of the light it allows studio a still life to look very professional.
This technique overcomes the usage of a lighting tent that often makes the subject look as if it has a matt finish.

 


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