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Monday, February 23, 2015

How to photograph alloy wheels in a studio

Photography of Alloy Wheels - How to do it? 

One of the most challenging aspects of photographing products like an alloy wheels are reflections and the shadows; that seem to "creep" from every where. 

Here are some behind scene product photographs taken for Neo Wheels Ltd. at our studio in Vashi; Navi Mumbai. The total project involved 36 wheels, ranging from 14" to 17". The entire shoot was done in span of three business days and the delivery of DVD containing the high resolution JPEG and TIFF formats was done. 

Here are some of the behind the scene studio setup photographs: 

Light Setup for the shoot


Camera Position for the shoot



Complete Stainless Steel Alloy Wheel
Canon 6D mounted for the shoot
Front angle shot of the alloy wheel

Monday, February 16, 2015

Behind the scene - Industrial Photoshoots

The making of an industrial photo-shoot: Behind the scene photographs

 In any industrial photography assignment; there is lot of off-scene preparation that may take weeks to get in place and organise. In addition to the people; there is enormous efforts and money spent towards the preparing of the site and depending on the shoot;  there will be actual ground work to be done.

Here are some actual photographs taken; while the photo-shoot of tile fixing was being done by Kerakoll India Pvt. Ltd personnel. 

Getting ready for a photograph, on a step ladder

Tile work being photographed from a step ladder

Setup of two flash units for photography

Sample photograph of a worker getting ready for the industrial shoot

Monday, February 9, 2015

Industrial Tool Sets Photographs

Industrial Tool Sets Photographs

These are some of the photographs clicked for Taparia Tools Ltd. which has 2000+ industrial products. Taparia Tools started manufacturing hand tools in 1969 in India in technical collaboration with a reputed company of Sweden.

The company has a well laid out fully equipped factory located at Nashik, which is about four hours drive from the city of Mumbai in Western India and another expanded unit at Goa, approx 600 kilometers from Mumbai.

Photography of the industrial products like these requires careful planning and  execution. The final delivered high resolution digital images are used for online as well as off-line marketing. 

Here are some of the tool sets, that were photographed at your Vashi; Navi Mumbai. Over two hundred products were photographed and edited, within a span of 1 week. 

The tool sets, is one of the most convenient and compact manner to pack various regularly tools available to the workforce, that ensure speedy recovery of the desired tools as well handy manner to carry them. The tool sets vary in the range of few tools to many tools in a single metal box with handle and levers to lock it safely. 

Example of Tool Sets:

Industrial tool set box
Industrial tool set box

Tool Set for factories
Tool Set for factories

Tool set box with many tools
Tool set box with many tools

Tool Set Box
Tool Set Box

Metal Tool Sets example
Metal Tool Sets example



Plastic Tool Set box
Plastic Tool Set box

Monday, February 2, 2015

Printing Machines Photographs

Primary and Secondary Packaging Material Printing

This shoot was done at Ambernath MIDC; about 50kms from Mumbai. The company is in the specialised field of printing of: 

  • Folding Cartons
  • Rigid Boxes
  • Catch Covers
  • Leaflets
  • Labels
  • Liners
  • Inserts
  • Literature

Various such machines were photographed at their two plants. Such industrial photography projects required planning and cleaning of the various units involved in the entire process.

A single off camera remote controlled flash mounted on a light stand was used for the entire project. 

Here are some of the best selected photographs: 

Worker working on a printing press
Worker working on a printing press

Close-up of printing press
Close-up of printing press

High Speed Printing Machine
High Speed Printing Machine

Long shot of a printing press
Long shot of a printing press

Four colour carton printing machine
Four colour carton printing machine

Vinyl Printing Machine
Vinyl Printing Machine

long shot of a printing machine
Long shot of a printing machine

Worker in a Warehouse
Worker in a Warehouse