There is no better reminder that strong technique and knowledge of how to shape light are what create good images than seeing a professional make compelling photos use basic equipment. This fantastic video tutorial will show you how to create a professional-level product image of beer using entry-level equipment and also walk you through the retouching process in Photoshop.
Coming to you from workphlo, this awesome video tutorial will show you how to light, shoot, and edit an image of beer using basic equipment. It is always great to see what you can do with limited equipment, as it is a great reminder that you do not always need top-notch equipment. Even if you do not shoot product photography professionally, it is a great thing to practice in your spare time. Product photography is often about problem-solving issues with lighting, and the techniques, skills, and experience you gain during the process can be used to improve your work in any other genre using artificial light. Check out the video above for the full rundown.
If you would like to learn more about product photography, be sure to check out "The Hero Shot: How To Light And Composite Product Photography With Brian Rodgers Jr."