Canadian photographer Dustin Dolby has printed a brand new video on his YouTube channel Workphlo that reveals how you can seize a poster-style beer {photograph}, from starting to finish.

All through the 17-minute video, Dolby takes a step-by-step method to point out how every change he makes to the scene has an impact on the picture captured. This, together together with his articulate narration, makes for an easy-to-follow tutorial.

A behind-the-scenes shot exhibiting the setup used to seize the ultimate picture.

In case you assume an costly setup was required to seize these photos, you is likely to be in for a shock. The lighting gear Dolby used to seize this scene is pretty inexpensive. Dolby used a set of $85 Yongnuo speedlights and a $45 Yongnuo set off shot by Godox strip lights and subtle white nylon. Though he doesn’t particularly point out it within the video, one factor we seen is that Dolby is utilizing black gloves all through the method to make sure he doesn’t switch fingerprints to the glass’ reflective floor.

Along with explaining the setup and seize course of, Dolby additionally reveals the post-production workflow he makes use of to get from the ultimate seize to the ultimate product shot. Dolby clearly emphasizes beer on this scene, however lots of the ideas he shares all through the video would apply to different drinks and liquids shot inside glass containers.

The ultimate picture, after post-production.

Yow will discover extra tutorials on Dolby’s Workplo YouTube channel and buy among the supplies Dolby makes use of all through the video on the Workplo on-line store.


Picture credit score: Pictures by Dustin Dolby, shared with permission.