Tabletop Product Photography

with Don Giannatti

Tabletop Product Photography
Free Preview: Basic Subject Centric Lighting
Free Preview: Basic Subject Centric Lighting
Learn the basics of lighting objects to photograph on a tabletop so you can shoot product photography.

basic product photography.

Don Giannatti returns for a special workshop on tabletop product photography. Don starts with an introduction to tabletop lighting - tools, scrims, DIY gear - and how to organize your shoot around a tabletop to bring everyone up to speed. Then Don will teach you the basic concepts of Tabletop Product Photography. Finally Don will ramp up to more advanced topics adding extras such as kicker lights, snoots, and grids that can bring your work up a notch.

Instructor

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Don Giannatti

Don Giannatti has been a commercial photographer and graphic designer for over 40 years. Starting out with photography as a hobby, he eventually had studios in LA, Chicago and NY. Specializing in people and still life, Don added design to… more...
  • bonus material with purchase

      ProductPhotographyWorkbook.pdf
      The Business Side.pdf
  • bonus material with enrollment

      Basics of Subject Centric Light.pdf
      Simple Tabletop Tools.pdf
      Introduction to Tabletop Photography.pdf
      Product vs Still Life.pdf
      Introduction to Tabletop Lighting.pdf
      The Challenge of Shiny Objects.pdf
      A Sensible Approach to Gear.pdf
  • Day 1 (7 Videos)

    • Day 1 Pre-Show Banter
      15:48
      Day 1 Pre-Show Banter
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    • Free Preview: Basic Subject Centric Lighting
      25:16
      Free Preview: Basic Subject Centric Lighting
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    • 1:30 pm - Basic Tabletop Photography
      18:00
      1:30 pm - Basic Tabletop Photography
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    • 1:45 pm - Basic Tabletop Q&A
      27:06
      1:45 pm - Basic Tabletop Q&A
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    • 2:00 pm - More Basic Tabletop Photography
      10:43
      2:00 pm - More Basic Tabletop Photography
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    • 3:00 pm - Lighting Setups and Implementation
      26:46
      3:00 pm - Lighting Setups and Implementation
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    • 3:30 pm - Building Simple Tools
      27:36
      3:30 pm - Building Simple Tools
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  • Day 2 (12 Videos)

    • Day 2 Pre-Show Banter
      17:31
      Day 2 Pre-Show Banter
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    • 9:00 am - Why Tabletop Photography?
      31:02
      9:00 am - Why Tabletop Photography?
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    • 9:30 am - Product vs. Still Life
      27:24
      9:30 am - Product vs. Still Life
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    • 10:00 am - Product vs. Still Life Q&A
      21:45
      10:00 am - Product vs. Still Life Q&A
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    • 10:45 am - Basic Tabletop Setup and Gear
      15:07
      10:45 am - Basic Tabletop Setup and Gear
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    • 11:00 am - Setup and Gear Q&A
      19:54
      11:00 am - Setup and Gear Q&A
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    • 11:30 am - Lighting Considerations
      25:22
      11:30 am - Lighting Considerations
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    • 12:00 pm - General Q&A
      28:51
      12:00 pm - General Q&A
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    • 1:15 pm - Shoot: Wine Bottles
      49:40
      1:15 pm - Shoot: Wine Bottles
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    • 2:15 pm - Shoot: Jewelry Part I
      23:18
      2:15 pm - Shoot: Jewelry Part I
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    • 3:00 pm - Shoot: Jewelry Part II
      34:40
      3:00 pm - Shoot: Jewelry Part II
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    • 3:45 pm - Q&A and Business
      19:09
      3:45 pm - Q&A and Business
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  • Day 3 (12 Videos)

    • Day 3 Pre-Show Banter
      10:58
      Day 3 Pre-Show Banter
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    • 9:00 am - Shooting for Dimension
      22:31
      9:00 am - Shooting for Dimension
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    • 9:30 am - Shooting for Dimension Q&A
      14:17
      9:30 am - Shooting for Dimension Q&A
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    • 9:45 am - The Challenge of Shiny Surfaces
      29:10
      9:45 am - The Challenge of Shiny Surfaces
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    • 10:15 am - Working with a Variety of Surfaces
      14:36
      10:15 am - Working with a Variety of Surfaces
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    • 10:45 am - Shoot: Make-up and Brushes
      35:21
      10:45 am - Shoot: Make-up and Brushes
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    • 11:30 am - Shooting to a Layout
      37:45
      11:30 am - Shooting to a Layout
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    • 1:00 pm - Student Shoots, Part I
      53:14
      1:00 pm - Student Shoots, Part I
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    • 1:45 pm - Student Shoots, Part II
      31:17
      1:45 pm - Student Shoots, Part II
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    • 3:00 pm - Fixing a Missing Pearl in Photoshop
      18:43
      3:00 pm - Fixing a Missing Pearl in Photoshop
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    • 3:15 pm - The Value of Your Work
      41:33
      3:15 pm - The Value of Your Work
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    • "Why I Bought This Workshop"
      03:20
      "Why I Bought This Workshop"
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  • Day 4 (14 Videos)

    • Day 4 Pre-Show Banter
      08:59
      Day 4 Pre-Show Banter
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    • 9:00 am - Product and Still Life: The Modern Challenge
      26:58
      9:00 am - Product and Still Life: The Modern Challenge
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    • 9:30 am - Still Life Demo (Shoes)
      08:34
      9:30 am - Still Life Demo (Shoes)
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    • 9:45 am - Bidding and Pricing Q&A
      31:21
      9:45 am - Bidding and Pricing Q&A
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    • 10:15 am - A Sensible Approach to Gear
      12:21
      10:15 am - A Sensible Approach to Gear
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    • 11:00 am - Shoot: Guitar with Multiple Light Layers
      17:44
      11:00 am - Shoot: Guitar with Multiple Light Layers
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    • 11:15 am - Guitar: Compositing Lights in Photoshop
      30:10
      11:15 am - Guitar: Compositing Lights in Photoshop
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    • 11:45 am - Drop and Pop
      12:44
      11:45 am - Drop and Pop
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    • 1:00 pm - Special Shoot: Motorcycle
      59:57
      1:00 pm - Special Shoot: Motorcycle
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    • 2:00 pm - Q&A and Relief Cut Shoot
      10:19
      2:00 pm - Q&A and Relief Cut Shoot
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    • 2:30 pm - Thanks + Credits
      09:09
      2:30 pm - Thanks + Credits
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    • 2:45 pm - Creating Your Product Photography Business, Part I
      40:12
      2:45 pm - Creating Your Product Photography Business, Part I
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    • 3:15 pm - Creating Your Product Photography Business, Part II
      27:01
      3:15 pm - Creating Your Product Photography Business, Part II
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    • 3:45 pm - Final Wrap Up
      11:35
      3:45 pm - Final Wrap Up
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