Product Photography is Substantially Different from Just Photography

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Rakesh Raval | Zero Designs Director

Rakesh Raval

Creative Director

Why Product Photography is Different from Just Photography ? | Zero Designs Blog
Photography in our basic language is to capture the moments that you love, cherish for the rest of the life like sunsets, memories of vacations, child memories, gatherings, weddings and so on. Product photography is substantially different from just photography. It is said one just needs the camera to be a photographer; well it’s not the case with product photography. One needs some special skills and art of photography to take product photographs. The photographs used on ecommerce websites like ebay, flipkart, amazon and so on are not just clicks taken randomly, they have been taken by the professionals of product photography. The common thing that is required in product photography and basic photography is a good digital camera, yes it’s a must. For general photography it’s the moments that we need to capture and one has to be ready to click, but with the product photography the scene has to be created on the set with the right angel and right perspective in the studios. The things required for object photography are the lenses, tripod backgrounds, lighting and a studio which can be dressed up to add more beauty to the product. For a photographer it’s very important to get familiarized with the ins and outs of the objects been shooter. With the knowledge of the product one also has to focus on the direction of the lights been angled to bring the right texture out of the product while capturing. Generally, metallic products need huge attention as they reflect back with the flash. For more details on product photography get in touch with Zero Designs.