A Favorite Photo-Shoot!

This week I thought I would share with you one of my favorite projects that I did last year. And it all started with a sketch.

 

In my senior year in college I took a Portfolio class where we had to come up with three projects to display the skills that we had learned during the course of our college career. It was great, I got to do whatever I wanted and wasn’t under someone else’s thumb. However, this project in particular was my favorite. I started by doing research on Bath and Body works as well as other beauty/bath supply stores. I studied their style of branding, what was working for them and what wasn’t and went from there. I sketched tons of thumbnails to get the setup correct, I did a moodboard, went shopping for the products and figured out the type of lighting. The image above is what the shoot setup ended up looking like. I used two AlienBee strobe lights, one with a reflector and one with a snoot. The front strobe light was used to light up all of the products. The snoot was used to create a spotlight behind the products. I also have set up a dark gray seamless paper
backdrop. And from there, there photography just developed itself.

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And this is what the final project looked like.
All pretty simple and added to the Bath and Body Works Moonlight Path Products.

Thanks for tuning in this week. I hope you enjoyed the post and that you come back next week! If there is any questions or comments that you may have, please email me or comment below!

Audrey

 

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