Helter Skelter Studios are running a series of One Day Intensive Product Photography Training courses aimed at businesses who sell products online. Come and learn in a friendly creative environment how to get pixel perfect pictures that show off your product range to perfection for the print, web or social media platform of your choice.
By the end of the course you will be able to
- Set up your own mini studio - with an infinity cove.
- light and shoot products on crisp white backgrounds.
- learn how to style a shot for maximum effect, Use Focus Stacking for ultra sharp focus
- be able to picture grade and resize images ready for upload, in Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop
- the technical stuff made easy - prepare and upload images to multiple platforms. Understand the requirements of Print & Web
Most E-Commerce platforms recommend a pure white background. Unfortunately, as many of you will have already discovered it’s not quite so easy to achieve! We teach you how to get that cool crisp white effect with the minimum of fuss.
Editorial Photography can really elevate your brand. Learn how to style your pictures and produce images that are PR ready for print, advertising and on social media. These images are also great for your website as the lead picture for a product range. They are often shot without the packaging, focusing instead on the actual product and are all about selling a lifestyle.
Why train with us?
Helter Skelter Studios is based in the market town of Shrewsbury. We have a fully equipped studio just five minutes walk from the centre of town.
Our day job is shooting products for e-commerce and editorial use. Our clients come from a diverse range of backgrounds; artisan, craft based businesses, SME’s, corporates and maverick entrepreneurs. Our photography can be found on Amazon, Etsy, Not on the High Street and on a huge range of branded websites. Have a look at our portfolio for some of our latest work.
The course tutor is Helter Skelter’s senior commercial photographer, Chris Wright. Chris is an experienced teacher who has taught commercial photogprahy courses to businesses large and small, as well as being a Senior Lecturer for 5 years in Multi Media at the University of North London. He’s jargon free, enthusiastic and endlessly patient!
Our workshops are limited to four people, running over a full or half day.
Check out our portfolio!
On the Day
We can supply products or you can provide your own - though we do encourage you to bring and shoot your own products so that what you learn from us can be immediately applied to your own business.
The next product photography workshops are scheduled for the weekend of 16 and 17th March.
If you would like more details about training with us, get in touch via our contact page.