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Glassware – did you hear me swear?!

Glassware and metallic surfaces are the two things guaranteed to make any product photographer curse and swear. Fortunately, I am a professional! But that is certainly where a little bit of experimentation, and a large does of experience comes in. As was the case last week, when I was asked to shoot a range of bottles for gift hampers. The end result just looks ‘normal’, yet reflection control, clarity of liquids, label shading and hot spot elimination are critical. In no way does this happen by accident! Take a look and see what you think here…