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Tabletop Photography

Using Compact Flashes and Low-Cost Tricks to Create Professional-Looking Studio Shots

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Description

Imagine capturing stunning, professional-looking product shots without needing a studio filled with expensive equipment and large flash units. This book teaches all the steps for creating your own tabletop photography studio.

Author Cyrill Harnischmacher guides you through a variety of exposure and lighting techniques, and covers how to achieve excellent results using compact flash units. Whether you wish to capture product images for use in print or on the web, or you want to improve your photos for personal use, this book will provide you with everything you need to know to get great results.

Topics include:

Lighting Setups; Reflectors, Diffusors, and Accessories; Soft Boxes and Umbrellas; Strobe Flashes; Combining Long Exposures with Flashlights; Multi-Flash Exposures; Composition and Arrangements; Creating Backdrops; Product Photography; Smoke, Fog, and Special Effects; Food Photography and much more...

Reviews

On Sep 22 Jose San Pedro wrote: Easily create your own studio for tabletop photography
Tabletop photography, by Cyrill Harnischmacher, gives the reader a clear introduction on how to take product shots in a studio environment. But above this, the book provides extensive details to help readers create their own tabletop photography studio without spending much in gear and materials. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Aug 17 Jose Betancur wrote: Easy to read but very complete!
Cyrill makes a excellent guide, it goes from the technology as a tool to the Do-It-Yourself Accessories, this book is always easy to read, with clear examples and a very complete collection of techniques to make photos of everything. Easy to follow, and a handy companion. I'm making a 365 project with only Lego's, and this books has been an excellent tool to make it happened. It was easy to find more ways to create creative photos. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

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