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    Help photographing some "interesting" objects NSFW

    Thanks dude, I appreciate it. We'll see, but I doubt they'll change their look to suit the skills of a still life photographer they hired vs just hiring the right person who's more heavy into graphics/illustration now that they are realizing the overwhelming majority of their website images...
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    Help photographing some "interesting" objects NSFW

    Yes, an image that still shows any information captured in camera vs an an entire illustration drawn over it. Otherwise why does commercial product photography even exist in the first place?
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    Help photographing some "interesting" objects NSFW

    ::UPDATE:: So after working there for a few weeks now and reviewing more of their website and deconstructing their PSD files it's safe to say that 75% of the products are illustrated over an existing photo for reference. The previous photographer was an expert graphics artist and would use the...
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    Help photographing some "interesting" objects NSFW

    I'll absolutely keep the progress up to date, thanks so much again! :headbang:
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    This is great advice thank you so much dude! I really appreciate it. So looking into one of the left behind PSD files. The box is just perspective warped in PS from illustrator box art made by the design team. It seems that more or less every image I look more into on their site its as...
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    Yeah these particular shots weren't done by me. I'm looking to make my own shots that will be similar to this shot as I'm trying to kinda reverse engineer what needs to be done that would be acceptable. I was in the studio and on my workstation going through my own pictures at work and my...
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    No dog in the fight? What fight? I posted an old shot of an old product where as new pumps are to be photographed from various different manufacturers. I don't know what you're particularly so upset about to be honest. It's crazy to think they'd produce more than a single product that's a...
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    Help photographing some "interesting" objects NSFW

    Thanks so much for getting back to me with all the helpful advice and articles everyone! I'm going to take another stab at it today and see if I can come up with something that closely resembles their expectations using a few of these methods. I'll report back with what I end up coming up...
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    Help photographing some "interesting" objects NSFW

    Thanks Jeff! Nice to meet you on here.
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    Help photographing some "interesting" objects NSFW

    Hey everyone, I'm glad to join the forum and looking forward to becoming part of the community here. I've been a part time product photographer for about 5-6 years now. I currently started a new full time position for a sex toy company as their photographer and retoucher. I'm halfway decent...
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