Professional-looking product images does not always requires complicated studio setting with expensive, large and sophisticated gears. The book Tabletop Photography provides a how-to and all steps to enable photographers in creating top-class images of products with simple minimum equipments.
Published by RockyNook just this month, the book offers a guide on how to set the appropriate lighting and backdrop as well as using our imagination to be creative in maximizing the camera’s feature to produce professional look of the images. The book includes a variety of possible exposure setting and lighting techniques and how to use compact flash units to optimize the lighting. More interesting is that Tabletop Photography also discusses several special effects such as using smoke, fog, and many more.
Written by Cyrill Harnischmacher—a photographer and designer living and working in southern Germany; winner of the prestigious Fotobuch-award of the German Booksellers Association in 2005, the book is a complete answer either for professional product photographers or hobbyists.
Tabletop Photography can be purchased for $19.51.