Photo Tips of How To Get Great Advertisement Photos at Home – Close-Up Photos
Professional photographers spend thousands of dollars to make a good advertisement photo. They buy expensive cameras, lenses, professional light equipment, build up a real studio, all of this is done to make a photo of a bottle of perfume for some advertisement.
But using this photo tip you can make a beautiful photo of an object without any special tools.
You may use such photos for example for selling goods on ebay or forums. Such a photo tip shall also be useful if you want to take a picture of some thing dear to you (a toy, a watch, jewelry, a thing crafted by your child).
All you need for this: a laptop, a thick book, a black glossy paper sheet, a normal lamp (or a remote flash) and of course your camera.
On your laptop open Google and go to the image search page. Type «colorful bokeh light». Choose a bokeh image which is most suitable for the object the photo of which you will make. You may choose a bokeh by colour or by size – it is up to you. Open this image in full screen view.
Put a thick book on the laptop keyboard – it is needed to put your photographed object at the laptop screen level, not below. Put a black glossy paper sheet on top of the book. For our example, we just printed a black rectangle on photo paper using the printer. But you may use white photo paper or a glossy magazine for this purpose. The main thing is the reflection of the image from the laptop screen to be seen on the paper.
Put your object in the middle of the sheet. Place a lamp or a flash approximately 45 degrees from the object. Place your camera in front of the laptop screen and approximately at the keyboard level.
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A few tips to make a commercial photo of better quality at home:
– You can change the brightness of your laptop screen by tilting it back and forth.
– Do not use an on-camera flash – it will produce an undesirable flare from the laptop screen.
– Choose light and colorful bokeh images, then the effect will be more visible (though it is a matter of taste).
Thus, in 5 minutes you can make a photo of some small object, which will look like a professional photo.