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Re: Taking photos of silver coffee pot

pfbm
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What settings are used to take a photo of a silver or silver plated coffee pot set? 

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shadowsports
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Greetings,

Inside, outside.... under what shooting conditions? 

 

What gear?

 

Think about it?  Impossible to make any recommendations based on your question.  Sorry...

~Rick
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kvbarkley
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You probably want a light box or shooting tent to control the reflections

kvbarkley
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Syl Arena's "Lighting for Digital Photography" has a section on photographing wine bottles which would probably apply here.

ebiggs1
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"Impossible to make any recommendations based on your question."

 

Rick has a point.  Nobody can give you any suggestions without more info. If it is not just a snapshot one thing for sure you will need a good post editor like Photoshop.  So just exactly do you want to do.

EB
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Waddizzle
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@pfbm wrote:

What settings are used to take a photo of a silver or silver plated coffee pot set? 


I agree with Rick.  No one can answer that question for you.  

 

For comparison, it is like asking how far do I need to press the gas pedal in my car to climb up this certain hill.  The best [way] to [answer this] question is only experience will tell you.  Every car is different, as is every road, gas in your tank, and the incline and length of the hill.

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@pfbm wrote:

What settings are used to take a photo of a silver or silver plated coffee pot set? 


The settings themselves will be the easy part. What will cause you pain is dealing with unwanted or mispositioned reflections. It may depend a lot on what kind of setup you have (off-camera lighting, softboxes, backgrounds, etc.) Since I don't do studio photography (and therefore don't have that stuff), I guess I'd start with bounce flash and try to grope my way from there.

Bob
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"What will cause you pain is dealing with unwanted or mispositioned reflections."

 

Photoshop Smiley Happy No problem.

EB
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