Small items by their very nature require delicate lighting and often require lights in close or small reflectors that have to be adjusted for each item which makes for looks that don’t match. My solution is a DIY project that takes a small amount of time but created a great deal of satisfaction in the end result.
Join Mark Wallace in the studio to learn what IS Savage Translum? Mark will demonstrate various applications for our popular semi-translucent plastic Translum background, like shaping light, beautiful diffusion, product & tabletop photography, special effects like silhouettes and more!
Studio portraits are always a great place to get creative with not only your subjects, but also your lighting, props, and so much more. We invite you to share your most creative studio portrait with the team over at SLR Lounge for a chance to win a Savage Translum Backdrop & Port-a-Stand! The contest continues through the end of December – but hurry and get your entry in now!
This beautiful and dark “Eclipse” photo set was shot by photographer Rob Lopshire featuring our versatile Translum backdrop. This semi-translucent plastic material allows for beautiful light diffusion and stunning visual effects in the studio. See Full Gallery>>
If you’ve ever captured a backlit portrait by accident you know how alluring and ethereal these images can be. Learning to master this lighting technique in both indoor and outdoor settings can be a new creative tool for your next portrait session.
Bottle photography is one of the more challenging aspects of product work. Bottles are round and reflective and translucent: a photographer’s nightmare if you are unprepared. But there are a few tricks of the trade that can help you get amazing, glowing pictures of your bottles.