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Tilt and Shift Product Shoot

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Tilt and shift lenses and adapters are commonly used for architectural photography, but they can be a useful tool when photographing products too. In this product photography class Karl makes use of a tilt and shift adapter to overcome two particular challenges. He gives a clear explanation of what a tilt and shift adapter does, the benefits of using one …

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Para 222 and Matching Hues Fashion Shoot

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Perfecting an image for a fashion shoot can often take a great deal of time. In this fashion photography class you’ll see why it’s so important to take the time to get everything just right and how attention to detail can really pay off. In this fashion photography class Karl takes the time to test various outfit and makeup combinations, …

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Pop Fashion Shoot

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Parabolic reflectors are a popular choice of lighting modifier for fashion photography. In this photography class Karl utilizes a simple yet effective three light setup to achieve this punchy final image. You’ll be able to follow each step of the shoot, from set creation to outfit selection and lighting tests. To end the class, Karl reviews the final image, clearly …

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Product Photography – Footwear

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In this live product photography workshop Karl demonstrates how to light and photograph footwear, in this case a football boot. Starting with a single light, Karl shows you how to create a rim light before gradually building to his final setup. A high-end product shoot such as this requires precision and attention to detail. Karl explains key elements to highlight …

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Pack Shots Product Photography

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Speed and efficiency are key when it comes to doing pack shots, which is why it’s important that you have a lighting setup that’s both suitable and simple. In this live photography class Karl shows you exactly how to set up and photograph effective pack shot images. Working through multiple products, Karl demonstrates just how important perfecting your lighting setup …

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Flat Lay Photography

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In this photography workshop Karl demonstrates how to take flat lay photographs using a 35mm camera and 50mm lens. Flat lay photography is an eye catching way to get your product noticed amidst the chaos of the internet and in this live show Karl shows you how simple it is to take eye-catching images using just two studio lights. Working …

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Zenith Watch Product Shoot

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Watch photography can often be tricky, and none more so than this shoot, Karl photographs the detailed inner workings of a luxury Zenith watch. In this product photography class Karl highlights the common difficulties one might face, including how to photograph shiny metal surfaces, how to achieve sufficient depth of field when photographing small items and how to balance multiple …

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Zenith Watch Retouch 1 – Focus Stacking and Compositing

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After completing the tricky task of photographing the inner workings of a luxury Zenith watch, Karl sits down to start work on the retouching process. This Photoshop class focusses mainly on the initial stages of the retouch — selecting which shots will make up the final composite image, focus stacking multiple images and identifying which areas of the image will …

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Zenith Watch Retouch 2 – Clean Up and Final Touches

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As a professional photographer, the aim is always to capture the image as accurately as possible. At the end of the shoot, there should be minimal retouching left to do, only minor adjustments that will add subtle enhancements. In this photography class Karl adds the finishing touches to the inner workings of the luxury Zenith watch. Working through the image, …

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Live Photography Talk Show With Special Guest Daria Belikova

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In this live talk show Karl was joined by fashion photographer and rising star Daria Belikova. Daria is a self taught photographer who is quickly making a name for herself in a highly competitive field with her dark, edgy and distinctive style. The Russian-born photographer joined Karl for a fascinating talk show, where she discussed the importance of making mistakes, …