video2brain - Advanced Craft Photography
2h 33m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1024*576 | Audio: AAC 44.1KHz Mono | 2.5GB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English | Level: Advanced
The handmade nation is growing rapidly. Whether you are a blogger or a hobbyist, or are thinking about taking the leap and becoming a professional crafter, you should know not only the basics of digital photography and product staging, but also the tips, tools, and tricks that professionals use to get the most compelling shots.
In this workshop, Megan Andersen, Radmegan, shares advanced techniques for craft photography, diving deep into camera settings, composition, and staging. You’ll learn how to use different lens options and effects, shoot outside or in low light, and work around common frustrations like greenish-yellow hues from fluorescent lighting and distracting reflections on shiny surfaces. The course doesn?t just cover photography, though - Megan also looks at image editing with Adobe Photoshop, discusses online portfolios and books, and shares lots of cool projects to help you have fun while you?re learning.
In this workshop you’ll learn advanced techniques for staging, lighting, and photographing your handmade crafts, as well as for sharing the images you create.
The contents of this course include
Beyond the Basic Camera Settings
You may already understand the basic settings on your digital camera, but this chapter will take you one step further. Understanding how exposure, color, and light work will allow you to not only get the shot you want in any situation, but also add your own personal style on top of it!
Vibrant color in craft photos can make your hand-made goodies pop right off the page. This section will cover the basics of working with color in craft photography.
Seeing and Using Light
Knowing how to see and use light can be the best photographic tool in your bag of knowledge. This section will cover a few ways to make the most of lighting.
Advanced Composition and Staging Techniques
With the advanced composition and staging techniques in this chapter, you’ll be able to take your photographs of handmade treasures to another level of professionalism.
More Advanced Techniques
This chapter looks at some advanced techniques that you can use in your work like blurring, creating simple animations, shooting reflective materials, and more.
Image Editing in Photoshop and Lightroom
Image editing software can really help you make your craft photos look their best. This chapter will cover a few ways to tackle common photographic issues.
You’ve amassed some great photographs of your skillfully made items - now what? This chapter will offer some tips on working with clients, taking care of your equipment, and staying professional in every situation.
Project Files are not included!