Marketing & Product Photography …
Most photographers know the basics to good product photos – using a tripod, setting your camera to the widest aperture, using a white background, creating an out-of-focus background, and more. But what about those really unique product photographs? You know the ones. They simply don’t look like a normal product photo you’d see in a regular catalog. These are usually used for full page features in a catalog or in ads for top brands.
While the photographers of these inspiring photos did follow the most important product photography rules, they also played around with breaking some of these rules. If you are too timid and unsure in your photography to step out of the box, you will probably never produce a truly unique product photo, such as what you see with Nike or the Anthropologie print catalog. However, if you are ready to take the plunge, you may want to try one or more of these 10 tips for truly unique product photography.
Tips & Tricks
- Hang Products
- Shoot from Strange Angles
- Try Some Macro Shots
- Show the Product in Weird Use
- Use Photo Manipulation
- Incorporate an Interesting Background
- Keep Your Background in Focus
- Place Products Above a Reflected Surface
- Use Unique Stands to present the product on
- Add Personality