Intro: Shooting Simple Product Photos With Printer Paper, a Smartphone and a Window
Short and sweet beginner’s tutorial on how you can easily shoot a professional looking product photo using any camera, natural window light and a few sheets of white printer paper.
Step 1: Stuff You Need
1) A flat surface or a wall
2) A smart phone or any camera
3) A few sheets of A4 paper or printer paper
4) Window light
Step 2: The Set Up
The basic idea is that you can made yourself a miniature seamless white backdrop by taping some white paper up on a board or vertical surface that’s next to a bright window.
Step 3: Shooting
Watch the video to get a better understanding but basically you soften the lighting on the side opposite the window by using another piece of paper to bounce light back onto your product.
Step 4: The Final Picture
Selling stuff online just got a little more professional :D