There is a lot more room to be creative in product photography than you might initially think, and part of creating compelling imagery is knowing how to add your own stylistic touches in a way that complements the product's purpose. This excellent video tutorial will show you one such example of that by guiding through lighting, shooting, and editing a bold cosmetics product image.
Coming to you from Dustin Dolby of workphlo, this awesome video tutorial will show how to light, shoot, and edit a bold, contrasty, and eye-catching cosmetics product photo. Even if you do not shoot products professionally, it is a really great genre to practice, as it will challenge your lighting, problem-solving, and editing skills, and the techniques you learn will easily translate to a wide range of other applications. As you will see, you can create this shot with just speedlights, so take a few hours this week and try it out. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Dolby.
And if you want to continue to learn about product photography, be sure to check out "The Hero Shot: How To Light And Composite Product Photography With Brian Rodgers Jr.," which is currently on sale along with the rest of the Fstoppers store.