Shot of the Day
“In some ways, this was the most straightforward shot of the day, as it didn’t need any extra lights or reflectors, but that’s what makes it so effective,” Max says.
“Only the garlic and parts of the pepper are in focus, which adds to the soft, natural feel of the light, and the combination of colours and textures, and the careful arrangement of the objects, make for a perfectly balanced composition.
“The modelling created by the single light source (in this case a kitchen window) adds a painterly quality that makes it look like an oil painting. All in all, a very fine still-life photograph!”
PAGE 1: Meet our professional photographer and apprentice
PAGE 2: Interior photography tips for during the shoot
PAGE 3: Final tips from our professional photographer
PAGE 4: Our professional photographer’s recommended gear
PAGE 5: Shot of the Day
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