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Creative product photography | a case study

Creative product photography?  Isn’t all photography creative? The phrase ‘product photography’ usually suggests photos of a product shot in a studio against a plain white background – “think eBay” is what I say to people when they want to understand the concept.  In fact, ‘ecommerce photography’ has become another accepted phrase to describe the style. …
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Professional product photography

Why professional product photography?  Why not do it yourself?  Here are a few thoughts. Let’s start with a question: what is the big advantage of going to a shop to look at a product?  You can see it, pick it up, get a sense of what it’s made of.  The tactile experience of holding something…
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Product photography from the archives

I think of myself primarily as a people photographer.  But I’ve shot a lot of product photography over the years too. Since Lockdown I’ve been unable to go out and shoot portraits, and events have all been cancelled.  So I’ve been spending even more time than usual in the office, and a lot of that…
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Ghost Mannequin product photography

Ghost mannequin (or ghost mannequin photography) is a term that you will see increasingly, but what is it? It’s a style of photographing clothes so they look as if they are being worn.  In other words, the clothes look ‘fleshed out’ so you can see the actual shape of the garment; as opposed to ‘lay…
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Advertising photography on location

Advertising photography has its own subtle rules, so I thought I’d talk about them in this blog post, after the shoot that I carried out a couple of weeks ago for one of my regular clients. First, some background.  Stone Store are the retail division of my client, Premier Stone; importers and sellers of high…
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