How to Create Great Glassware Photography With Just Two Speedlights

Even if it is not your professional specialty, product photography is a great genre for any photographer to practice simply because of the lighting challenges you will encounter and the problem-solving skills you will develop. This excellent tutorial will show you how to create a great glassware shot using just two speedlights and a bit of Photoshop.

Coming to you from workphlo, this awesome tutorial will show you how to create an eye-catching product photography shot using just two speedlights and some Photoshop trickery. Product photography is all about managing every last angle and reflection, and it takes a lot of patience and careful technique to get a shot just right, which is what makes it so useful for any photographer to practice. Beyond the lighting, you will also learn some clever techniques like how to achieve proper focus on the transparent glass and how to add splashes in post. It's definitely worth taking a few hours to try out yourself; check out the video above for the full rundown. 

And if you really want to improve your product photography, be sure to check out comprehensive tutorial, "The Hero Shot: How to Light and Composite Product Photography With Brian Rodgers Jr."

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3 Comments

Stephen Holmes's picture

Excellent tutorial. Clear, simple and presented really, really well. Nice job, great result!

Jay Galvan's picture

Had a fun idea after my second old fashioned, just place my friend's iPhone light under the glass. and shoot with my phone. Stupid human tricks.

Matthias Kirk's picture

I really like his educational style!