[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”STYLE GUIDE” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:50|text_align:center|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_custom_heading text=”PHOTO STYLING” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:center|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Afrogarm’s photography styling incorperates a minimalistic tone. This is to ensure that the emphaisis is on the clothes. To achieve this, an infinate white background must be used for photography.

In order to achieve this you will need the following equipment at your disposal:

Stand alone Flash Gun (min. 1)

DSLR Camera (x1) Memory Card (x1)

Camera Mounted Flash Gun (x1)

Soft Light Boxes (x2)

White Background (x1)

Selfie Circluar Light (Optional x1)

It is essential that you allow some time to test out the quality of the photographs you are taking before the shoot. By following this guide and through trial and error you will eventually get the correct lighting. This in turn, will dramatically reduce editing time in post. Here is a guide for the best practice when taking photos of your products that will be on the Afrogarm site.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_single_image image=”4962″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_custom_heading text=”PHOTO STUDIO FLOOR PLAN” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:center|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]

Helpful Tip:

When shooting, excessive/direct light can cause photos to come out over exposed. To overcome this, it may be necessary to cover your camera mounted flash gun to preserve colours. This will allow connection to your stand alone Flash Gun but will avoid white washing your photos. See below:

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Please cellotape to fasten your peice of cardboard over the flashgun blub

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Health and Safety

– Please ensure that cables are taped to the floor to avoid tripping over while shooting.

– Please ensure liquids are kept away from equipment at all times.

– To avoid lights tipping over, it would be advisable to use sandbags or weights to sturdy the equipment.

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It is strongly advsied that a DSLR Camera is used to shoot with.

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Recommended Lense:
  • 18-55mm
  • 24-105mm

Please format SD card before shooting. This process prepares the cameras flash memory device for data storage. Be aware that formating your SD card will delete all previous data, so please insure it is backed up properly before you proceed.

Recommended Image Quality:

Choosing the option below will help your images to be as clean and as detailed as possible and free from artefacts that affect your image quality[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”3757″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_custom_heading text=”FULL LENGTH PROFILE SHOT” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:center|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_single_image image=”4971″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][vc_custom_heading text=”MID RANGE PROFILE SHOT” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:center|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_single_image image=”4982″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_custom_heading text=”CLOSE-UP DETAILING SHOT” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:center|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_single_image image=”4983″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row]