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Taking images of highly reflective objects for commercial needs can be intimidating even in the most well-equipped studio. Trying to position huge soft boxes and reflectors to attain even reflections can prove frustrating and will often yield sub-standard results. This lesson, however, demonstrates a time-saving and cost-effective method to achieving professional results in any size studio.

How can you affordably start a business in product photography? By using a low cost photography lighting solution for photographers of all skill sets. This would be the perfect affordable choice for immediate professional quality products shots for business websites, auction sites, or marketing collateral.

This lesson examines the basic set up of a shooting tent, the 250w halogen lights and the light stands. This lesson also explains how to use a lighting kit with examples that show you several set up and results shots that illustrate how easy it is to create professional quality images in very little time.

(Most images can be clicked for an enlarged view.)

Topics Covered:

  • Prepping Your Set
  • Setting Up the Shooting Tent
  • Setting Up the Light Stands
  • Setting Up the Reflector Lights
  • Shooting with an Economical Lighting Kit
  • Lesson Review

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