What is the right way of shooting black clothes

White and black clothes are the hardest ones to shoot. Why do they look like white and black spots on pictures? Everybody who gets to make pictures of products and clothes for online stores, catalogues, or advertising photography, faces this problem.
product photography black clothesIn order to get a detailed picture in that case, we use special light modifiers, with which we obtain a highly directed light. In this way, we create a very big contrast and details on the picture. Of course, everything has its price – very sharp shadows sometimes appear on the pictures if you are not being careful, especially in relation to the posture of the model. Any mistake in the determination of the exposure will be fatal, and will ruin the picture. But fashion photography, is a photography, which represents the limits of the potentialities of the photographic technique and vision. What makes the picture powerful and memorable is exactly when you take your chances when you shoot it. Many colleagues are afraid of shadows. But to me, the shadow is a part of the picture, which makes the model in it look alive. Of course, everything must be well measured.

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