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Lighting up belts for product shots

Started Apr 27, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Lighting up belts for product shots
In reply to Sailor Blue, Apr 28, 2013

I think it will largely depend on the material the belts and buckles are made from. Shiny, smooth leather? Coarse fabric? Textured, patterns, artistic weaves? You may want a broad softbox in close to show a mirror-like surface, or a cross-light to show texture, or both. Should be fun!

The best book on this is stuff is Light Science and Magic.

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