The Poor Man’s Photographic Still Life Table

We’ve been trying for quite some time to take decent photos of Tranquil Body Treats products we manufacture and sell. ¬†Taking 100+ products to a professional product photographer is above our budget for a startup business, so we’ve had to make a plan.

We’ve tried a variety of backgrounds, but so far all of them had some issues. ¬†Shadows were a problem, and reproducing the lighting conditions with the plants as a backdrop was near impossible, the photos did not come out that nice, but were a start.

Next we tried to use large white sheets of polystyrene behind and under the products, but you could clearly see the corners, and taking that all out in post, although possible, is still a lot of work. Continue reading “The Poor Man’s Photographic Still Life Table”