Tips for Working with Reflections when Shooting Shiny Objects

Whether it is a shiny new iPad or a slick sports car, shooting reflective objects can be a nightmare. Usually you can fix this problem by shooting at an angle from the subject, but sometimes you either have to shoot directly towards the subject or there isn’t a good off-angle that works. Here are some quick tips to get rid of unwanted reflections.

Guide to Light Systems for Film and Television

Introduction

Let’s start by coming to an understanding that the list of lighting tools is long as long as it is complicated. This is a collection of the most common lighting tools that you will encounter on set and their basic function.