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Old 06-27-2008, 07:26 AM
 
Location: Swamps of Florida
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You were hired by an advertisement agency to photograph a product for a company to sell. The requirement is for a product to be displayed on a white background to show details.

I know we all have seen those, very common in stock photography. Along with your shot, i would like to hear what your set up was, and how you achieved your shot.




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Old 06-27-2008, 12:08 PM
 
Location: West Virginia
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Maybe its me but I dont get the 2nd part of the assignment??? Set up & achive? I just point & shot...sigh
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Old 06-27-2008, 12:15 PM
 
Location: Moon Over Palmettos
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ShepsMom - portraits excluded?
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Old 06-27-2008, 12:55 PM
 
Location: 2 miles from my neighbor.
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Hot Wheels Motorcycle. I opened a pad of watercolor paper and set it on my computer desk top. Turned a desk lamp from the side of the pad. Set the motorcycle in the middle of the opened pad and used a flash. Shot six photos and choose the sharpest.
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Old 06-27-2008, 01:14 PM
 
Location: Swamps of Florida
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Maybe its me but I dont get the 2nd part of the assignment??? Set up & achive? I just point & shot...sigh
Katie, if you had anything special to do to get the shot, that's what i meant. For example, i had to set up a white background, and have 2 lights to properly expose the product. While second shot of mine isn't quiet white, my first one appears to be more like it.
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Old 06-27-2008, 01:15 PM
 
Location: Swamps of Florida
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ShepsMom - portraits excluded?
Correct, portraits are not products
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Old 06-27-2008, 01:17 PM
 
Location: Swamps of Florida
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Hot Wheels Motorcycle. I opened a pad of watercolor paper and set it on my computer desk top. Turned a desk lamp from the side of the pad. Set the motorcycle in the middle of the opened pad and used a flash. Shot six photos and choose the sharpest.
Well done! Very simple set up and it works wonders, doesn't ?
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Old 06-27-2008, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Moon Over Palmettos
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Correct, portraits are not products
Tried to rep you but I can't yet! Have I told you I love your Assignments thread?
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Old 06-27-2008, 03:19 PM
 
Location: Swamps of Florida
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Yeas you have bibit and thank you!!
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Old 06-27-2008, 04:04 PM
 
Location: Zebulon, NC
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Glass bead bracelet made by a friend of mine. (She not only made the bracelet, she made the beads themselves.) Shot on a white dinner plate, lighting provided by pendant lights hanging over my kitchen island.

Canon Digital Rebel, 100mm f/2.8 macro lens, mounted on tripod. 13-second exposure at f/32. No flash.
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