Jewellery photography is by far the most difficult area in product photography. Lighting alone is radically different to any other photographic discipline. Jewellery is by nature shiny. Looking closer – from an scientific point of view – it is actually highly reflective. That means your piece of jewellery will reflect all of its surroundings including whatever light sources are shining on it. This lighting challenge requires a very specific skill set employing ‘gradient’ lighting, sparkle lighting, and more.
The camera work too is difficult! Very often a piece will be photographed in extreme close-up or ‘macro’. Studs and rings for example can photograph blurry or with very little focus. My technique guarantees a tack-sharp photo from front to back…

ServicesJewellery photographyYear2018