Are you planning to have a product photoshoot but don’t have a HD camera to use? Do not worry about it anymore, with the use of your smartphone, you can have a high quality product photoshoot anytime, anywhere. Most smartphones in today’s market come equipped with great cameras. Scroll down to read more about it and how you can apply it for your professional or personal use.
Whichever or whatever smartphone you choose to use for the photoshoot (smartphone brands such as Samsung, iPhone etc.) always make sure that your device has built-in autofocus and then the maximum amount of megapixels is clear and perfect for a photoshoot if possible. Once you have identified the phone you plan to use for the photoshoot, you’re ready to move on to the rest of this tutorial and learn about how to take great images from start to finish. As a start, we recommend that you use backdrop, a table, a lighting setup, a tripod or smartphone stand and lens to help you get great images and stand out from the rest of the high quality pictures. Start taking great pictures and utilise the use of your smartphone’s advanced camera capabilities right now:
- The use of backdrop
Whenever you are taking pictures for products or fashion purpose, you can either use a white or a light gray backdrop behind the product you are photographing to make it look clean and consistent and to eliminate distractions as well so that the hero of the picture is the product/s.
- Utilise a table
It will make the photoshoot session easier for you to photograph the product. It also depends on what type of image stabilization equipment you are using or to use.
- Lighting options
There are many options for lighting, but the easiest and most budget-friendly option to use is natural window light.
- Image stabilisation equipment
Using soft natural lighting makes for beautiful product photos, but it often creates the need for image stabilization equipment, such as a stand or a tripod. Although smartphone cameras do contain internal image stabilization software, there will still be camera shake if you hand-hold your phone, resulting in blurry images.
- Smartphone lenses
The use of external lenses with your smartphone while you have them on hand is a good idea because it will help you make through tough lighting problem and focusing situations if you are in a remote place.
Before you spend your money to rent a DSLR camera or any other high definition cameras and a lens for your product photography, you can also consider using the quality camera that you carry around with you all the time and that is your smartphone. After considering this tips and tutorial, you can now used your smartphone to create high quality product images for your business or to your personal reason. When you provide them with wonderful product images, they will know exactly what they’re buying when they decide to purchase your product. Happy smartphone photoshoot everyone!