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Candy Product Photography

For this rotation, students will be designing 6 thumbnails for a candy of their choice and then photographing those thumbnail ideas. Students will be taking at least 6 of each thumbnail, taking them vertical + horizontal, with different lighting, and/or different backgrounds to get more variety. Students should be learning to use the thumbnail sketches are there to utilize and finalize ideas before photographing, as well as how to get more variety overall.

  • Remember you MAY NOT eat your product!
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You MUST take detailed notes! - Here is the
Project Packet

Competency: #801- Operate digital camera and accessories, #802- Compose a photograph through the lens & #803- Demonstrate use of lighting.

Project: The key to a strong product shoot is PLANNING! Think about your product, your space, your props, your color scheme your lighting, your angle of the camera… Remember your target audience is OPEN and up to you. This leaves your design OPEN for creativity!

Related Vocabulary

The End Result

  • Depth of Field
  • Tag Line
  • 8-1/2x11 Magazine Ad
  • Product
  • Drop-in
  • Clipping Path
  • Copyright
  • Web Address
  • Sub Tag Line
  • Shallow Depth of Field
  • 3rd Party
  • Logo
  • Mark
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Key Points
From Class Lecture & Reading Packet with Vocabulary
  • Exposure
  • ISO
  • Aperture
  • Shutter Speed
  • Light Meter
  • DSLR
  • White Balance
  • RAW Files
  • JPEG Files
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