SHOOT STILL LIFE LIKE A PRO
Discover techniques to producing unique and highly creative images of everyday still life
Learn the tricks of the trade from
Kasia Burke and discover how to shoot compelling images of everyday objects
still life photography may not be as ubiquitous as landscapes or portrait photography, but it has a lot going for it as a subject matter to work with. For a start, it’s virtually limitless, as there are no real rules about the kind of subject matter you can capture, and it’s an ideal home studio pursuit. however, not knowing exactly where to start with the nuances of composition and lighting can put some people off, which is why we’ve asked KASIA BURKE to take a look at the ins and outs of this genre and explain some of her influences, working practices and shooting techniques. she also explores some of the considerations required when working for a client and gives some editing advice.
CUSTARD CREAMS Blue and white as the base colour contrasted well with the beige biscuits. I wanted to create some chaos around a classic setup. The cream was the last bit to add. Once I was happy with the composition there was no turning back