Shooting Shiny Surface Products with Victoria Pavlov-White

Photos by Victoria Pavlov-White - A Platypod Pro
Words by Eryka Bagwell


When shooting products, (especially products with shiny surfaces) like this perfume bottle, it requires a certain knowledge of lighting, diffusion, perspective (amongst a few other elements) that will give you that polished final image. More than just the "knowing," you'll need to carefully plan which lighting you would like to accentuate the delicate features of the bottle in just the right way. 

Victoria Pavlov-White combined all of those elements along with a few other industry secrets in post processing to achieve this chic perfume bottle capture. 

In studio, she employed the use of her Platyball Elite ballhead (with her mounted camera tethered to her computer) to capture several shots in real time, so she could get that perfectly level downward and overhead shot. 

To view more of Victoria's work visit her website here and be sure to jump over to Instagram and give her a follow. 



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