Words by Eryka Bagwell
The New York Times photographer and Platypod aficionado Andrew Scrivani demonstrates how food looks best when it's lit from the side or from behind with a diffused lighting technique. He's also added in just a little bit of reflective film as well. Here he's paired the Platypod Ultra with the Benro IN00, a square jellyfish smartphone holder and his iPhone to capture a platter of freshly cooked meatballs.
The set up that Andrew used is available in the Platypod Ultra Essentials Bundle or you can purchase a smaller (more simple) kit which is the Platypod Ultra Compact Smartphone Bundle, which includes a Platypod Ultra, Square Jellyfish Smartphone holder and a Giottos MH1004 mini ball head (along with mounting strap, carabiner and spikes. For his lighting Andrew selected a few essential tools which include two of the LumeCube RGB panel pros, Gooseneck and Platypod Ultras. To purchase more products visit our website by clicking here.