PART 1: LegoⓇ photo series with Kersten Luts

Photos and Video by Kersten Luts
Words and Editing by Eryka Bagwell


Did you hear we're launching a major new series for our YouTube followers?  Even if you have no intention of mastering toy photography, the principals will translate into food, close up, or product photography, so listen and learn. It's a great series and available for Free on our YouTube Channel now! 

In the first of the videos in this six part series, Platypod Pro photographer, Kersten reviews his suggestions for achieving the most realistic quantity, quality, color, and direction of lighting. Which is the real secret to making your toy photography images look exactly how you want, jaw-dropping!

Kersten Luts kicks off his toy photography learning series by explaining characteristics of light and how to manage them.

This is the first in a series about everything from lighting to camera settings and post processing. After watching today's training, light-bulb-moments are sure to happen in your photography. You'll be making store bought toys look like Hollywood masterwork in no time!


To view more of Kersten's content you can visit his podcast, The Camera Shake Podcast on YouTubehis websitehis Instagram and his Camera Shake Podcast on Instagram


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