Chapter 10. Shooting Your Stuff

Whether you are selling an antique rocking horse on eBay or a pair of vintage shoes through the want ads, or simply documenting a valuable painting for insurance purposes, digital cameras make it easier than ever to make attractive and informative shots. This chapter will show you several ways to do this, ranging from simple to complex.

Chapter Contents

  • Using Indirect Natural Light

  • Shooting Loose with Software in Mind

  • A Basic Digital Photography Studio

  • A Digital Studio in a Box

  • Studio Lighting Techniques

  • The Art of Composition

  • Pushing the Envelope

  • Shooting Flat Objects with Lights

Using Indirect Natural Light

Nothing could be simpler than placing an object that you wish to photograph under indirect natural light and shooting ...

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