Online Jewelry Photography Courses

jewelry photography coursesJewelry photography can be challenging if you don’t have the right lighting, photoshop skills and props. But like most other things, there are different approaches to do the job. Some photographers prefer to set the lighting up perfectly for each shot, which minimizes post-production. Some take a quick image and then do the rest in photoshop.

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What is DPI?

What is DPIDPI is often misunderstood, especially when it comes to images used for the web. What is it and when do you need to think about this? Do you need 300DPI? Should you care? Here is a short description and some examples of use.

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Product Photography – RAW v. JPEG v. TIFF

Sometimes I have clients ask me for RAW images as output from a catalog photography project. This post is to explain the differences between the different file formats. Our output only includes JPG or PNG (if you need a transparent background) file formats.

There is a lot of info on the web on the pros and cons of different image types so this post is only going to talk about it from the product photography perspective.

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Best Camera and Lens for Jewelry Photography?

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There is no such thing as the best lens or best camera for jewelry photography. Photographing jewelry requires sufficient white lighting and a starter DSLR camera. For lenses, the kit lens is all you need for most types of jewelry photography.

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How to Hire a Jewelry Photographer

hiring a jewelry product photographerPhotographing jewelry is very different than photographing other products since you have to deal with reflections, scratches on metal, gemstones glare, etc. Here is a list of questions you should ask before you move ahead with a photographer.

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