09 Jul

HALCO SLIDOG LUMO 150

The vast majority of lures that I photograph for companies have small or slim profiles, but with the arrival of some lures from the Australian company Halco Tackle, I’ve had some larger broader lures to shoot. Large flat surfaces like found on the Halco Slidog present different challenges in regards to reflection from camera/lens....
03 Jul

DAIWA INFEET Z RODS

Fishing rods are one of the hardest items I do to get perfect. The combination of a slim tubular items with multiple colours, metals, cork or eva etc make it challenging. I began shooting them during film days before digital, my setup still remains the same… a fully custom-made Lightbox. In light of the...
02 Jul

DAIWA TATULION HD CUSTOM 200H

One light setups are often the easiest for small objects like baitcaster reels. Controlling multiple lights with objects that have so many angles, curves, colours and materials can difficult and time consuming. Simply using one large soft light that has a strong modelling light like the Godox AD600 Pro combined with multiple small reflectors...
23 Jun

DAIWA SHORE SPARTAN POWER SPLASH DEKANGO

Shooting chrome products is all about avoiding reflections, on flat surfaces is a lot easier compared to small round products like fishing lures. Understanding light direction and shaping it to suit is the main method, but also using shift or perspective control lenses help immensely. On small products you can place the camera to...
22 Jun

DAIWA SHORE SPARTAN POWER SPLASH

Shooting chrome products is all about avoiding reflections, on flat surfaces is a lot easier compared to small round products like fishing lures. Understanding light direction and shaping it to suit is the main method, but also using shift or perspective control lenses help immensely. On small products you can place the camera to...
19 Jun

FPV-POWER Kayak Batteries

      Not all product shots are of glamorous shiny toys for boys, many are everyday items that are required for promotion on websites, catalogues and social media. Many ignore or dispel the need for high quality or professional images of basic items, but they still deserve to be shot well, always remember...