Photos for Catalogs
This workshop builds on the simple setup demonstrated in the previous chapter and shows you how to light a more complex object using a classic three-light setup. The fine-tuning steps that follow explain how to enhance the light for the knife blade and give the image a warmer, more appealing look.
It is always best to begin building a setup like this by mounting your camera on a tripod and positioning the subject in the viewfinder before you place any lights. For this shot I positioned the main light first, which was mounted behind a white diffuser. ...