Capture One Pro is the perfect program for commercial photographers. As a still life photographer, I use Capture One on a daily basis. However, before I switched to Capture One I used Lightroom for years and still do for some things. This article explains how I use both programs and does a more sensible than usual “VS” comparison.
Capture One Pro is an industry standard piece of software, I use it on a daily basis and cannot imagine working without it. In this new series, I’ll be showing you how to use Capture One in short, easy to digest videos, that get right to the point.
As a still life photographer, you’ll often find yourself looking at the next item of gear you need to buy. There is a lot. This article examines what you really need and I also give my opinion on where’s best to spend your money.
Why is attention to detail such an important attribute of still life photographers? This article attempts to explain, using examples of e-commerce and advertising photography.
Bottle photography can be daunting but it doesn’t have to be. These 5 packshot photography tips will help you create high-end images anywhere. Make sure you stick around for the last tip, cross polarization, it’s amazing!
Workflow extremely important within the highly technical world of product photography. This article takes you through my personal post production workflow, delving into Photoshop and explaining why and what I do.
Focus stacking is such an integral part of my workflow. In this article, I cover what focus stacking is and explain the differences between Photoshop and Helicon Focus. Is Helicon Focus the best focus stacking software around? Find out here.
Advertising photography is quite possibly one of the most complex and in-depth forms of photography. Standards are sky high and as such I utilise every tool at my disposal to get the job done. Why, however, do some amateurs view Photoshop negatively? I examine that idea here.
Learning how to incorporate compositing into your still life photography is one of the biggest tips I can give. If you can learn this technique, your images will drastically improve.
Actions are a very powerful tool in Photoshop but only when they’ve been created correctly. This article explains what they are, why they’re useful, and shows you how to create them properly.