How to Photograph Glass Bottles for Commercials

Leave it Alex Koloskov to make two ordinary liquor bottles look sexy for a commercial photo shoot. Not completely satisfied with the the initial rim light setup, Koloskov began doing what he does best–experimenting. Once happy with the lighting, Koloskov’s imagination kept working as he came up with a clever way to add a few drops of “sweat” to the bottles. Take a look at the following video to see the professional photographer’s ingenuity at work:

All in all, Alex Koloslov used a total of three Einstein strobes. Here he is explaining what each of the lights contributes to the final photograph:

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“The lighting was fun because I got some very new ideas on how to do it and we did it, I think, very well.”

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One response to “How to Photograph Glass Bottles for Commercials”

  1. Kenny says:

    Very helpful thank you!

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