PT011a: Hacking Product Photos

Released Wednesday, 25th February 2015
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Want to take quality photos of a product, but don't have gobs of cash? We've got you covered. Fred and Jeremy discuss tips for taking product photos of good quality, as well as ways to make this process more affordable. Tune in for helpful hints and hacks spanning from good gear and software to working with lighting and models.
Also check out part 2 of this podcast for similar information on product videos.

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  • 01:47 Tortuga updates

  • 08:08 Equipment you'll need: Camera

  • 11:44 White Background

  • 13:10 Jeremy's magic lesson of film school

  • 15:33 Cheap tripod/monopod

  • 17:00 Lightroom or iPhoto

  • 17:43 Do you need lights to shoot photos?

  • 20:58 Editing software for videos

  • 22:11 Taking lifestyle shots

  • 25:36 Using shallow depth of field

  • 28:08 The models you need and how to find them

  • 34:09 Using Aperture Priority Mode

  • 41:20 Back up your photos!

  • 45:48 Use Auto White Balance (AWB) on your camera when shooting outside

  • 49:03 Low budget options


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