How to Photograph a Shiny Reflecting Object

By dinahhillsdon

Photographing highly reflective products like glass, gems, and metals can be very tricky even for experienced photographers. In order to master still life photography, you need to know how shape and control light, as well as how to eliminate reflections. Luckily, we have got a few tips and tricks to help you on your way.

How to photograph glassware:

To give a “crystal clear” appearance to glassware you may want to use a simple approach called the “backlighting” technique. The advantage of this set up is that it flatters any glass object by taking advantage of its transparent nature.

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