Photos and Video by Kersten Luts, A Platypod Pro
Words and Editing by Eryka Bagwell


In the final part of the LEGO® six part series, Platypod Pro photographer, Kersten Luts, discusses his top 7 tips for making your models look EPIC without breaking the bank. One technique I'd like to share in particular is his mention of black and white poster board or colored craft paper from any craft store can add depth and a clean look without any distractions in your final capture.

Kersten reviews how using what you already have around the house with a narrow depth of field and a bit of blur in post can make your final captures look unique and cutting edge with just a few simple steps. Of course the most important step of this process is selecting a tripod and ballhead (locked into position) to ensure the correct angle and depth of field. 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 YouTube, his website, his Instagram and his Camera Shake Podcast on Instagram.



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