And old friend of mine and Camera Stupid community member Jonathan Samson hit me up the other day asking for some tips for photographing knives. His cousin owns Scar Blades and creates these beautifully finished, hand-made masterpieces.
We spent a morning experimenting with different shots and setups using props we were able to pull together the night before. Take a look behind the scenes in this video:
I love product photography and I’m always amazed by how a simple prop can bring a shot to life and give it so much visual interest. Here are a few of the final shots:
P.S. I’ve added a new tab to the main navigation of the Camera Stupid website called “Video.” In this tab you can find my weekly videos with photography tips and tricks, behind the scenes on shoots, and my general wanderings.