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I also posted this in the mechanical keyboard section as that's where the idea came from.

Basically, a basic tutorial of how to take a picture of a small product on a pure white background for web purposes, such as ebay or forums.

I used a point and shoot, clamp light, white tabletop surface, and photoshop.

Enjoy!

Final Image

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Whoa intense. Great tut!
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make sure you resize or people with dialup will rip your eyes out hahahah


very intense tutorial. nice job
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Still could use work...haha
sorry just have to say simple to the point exactly what people are looking for
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Not bad, but you should add a second light from the other direction to eliminate shadows.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rockosmodlife View Post
Whoa intense. Great tut!
Quote:
Originally Posted by Conspiracy View Post
make sure you resize or people with dialup will rip your eyes out hahahah


very intense tutorial. nice job
Quote:
Originally Posted by odin2free
Still could use work...haha
sorry just have to say simple to the point exactly what people are looking for
Danke
Thanks for the compliment guys!


Quote:
Originally Posted by GoneTomorrow
Not bad, but you should add a second light from the other direction to eliminate shadows.
Part of the demonstration focused on keeping the product's shadow in the picture. It's up to the photographer's discretion whether or not it adds or detracts from the final photo (sometimes having a "floating" product might not be the best). Furthermore, I know the final picture is nowhere near perfect (some of the problems are shown below), but that was not the intent of the tutorial. It was to demonstrate a quick and easy way to shoot products that can be used on the web.



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