High Speed Product Photography

A course by Paloma Rincón
Photographer. Madrid, Spain.
Joined October 2014
, Photographer

Basic techniques to freeze movement with the camera and take impressive product photos

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 94% Positive reviews (161)
  • 3676 students

Basic techniques to freeze movement with the camera and take impressive product photos

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 94% Positive reviews (161)
  • 3676 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Intermediate
  • 22 Lessons (4h 5m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Unlimited access forever

Photographer Paloma Rincón will teach you how to freeze the movement of a liquid to create dynamic and impactful compositions in product or creative still lifes.

You will work with natural light first and flash later, to discover different ways to achieve this effect technically. This resource of movement is a technique that can be applied to any other photographic genre.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. We prepare
  • U3
    U3. Shooting
  • U4
    U4. Selection, processing and retouching
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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You will begin to know better the work of Paloma Rincón, its fictitious worlds from real objects and visual games. You will also discover your favorite books, artists and websites.

Then Paloma will tell you about the importance of the briefing, the starting point of any project, be it a commissioned work or a personal idea. You will deepen in the creative development of the idea looking for images, documentation, elements to use, materials, defining the spirit of the final photo, the light, the color palette, the behavior of the liquid in question, etc.

Later, you will create the moodboard of elements, backgrounds and extra materials and the first sketches. It will also be time to build the necessary structures. In addition, knowing the elements that will make up the image, Paloma Rincón will teach you how to prepare the photographic equipment, both camera and lighting.

The next phase will be shooting and selecting images, first with natural light and then with flash. You will learn to model light, lighting schemes with reflectors, camera settings, types of flash, flash duration, etc.

Once the photo is done, Paloma will explain how it performs the processing of images in RAW with the Capture One program adjusting brightness, contrast, histogram and color, among others.

Finally, you will go to retouch with Photoshop to prepare the master of the file. You will know how to compose from masks, maintain the point of view and direction of light, use pens and aspects of basic cosmetic digital retouching.

What is this course's project?

The course project will consist in making a still life where a product or solid element interacts with a liquid that you will freeze in motion.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

It is aimed at photographers or photography enthusiasts who are interested in investigating the creative possibilities of liquids in movement and knowing the work process of Paloma Rincón.

What you need

It is necessary to have basic knowledge of photography (iso, speed, diaphragm), knowledge of Photoshop, a camera and previous knowledge of the use of it in manual mode, preferably that can make RAW files and a computer with an image processing software and a retouching program.


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Paloma Rincón

A course by Paloma Rincón


Paloma Rincón (Mexico City, 1978) is a photographer based in Madrid who works internationally in a wide range of projects: from commercial campaigns for major brands to more experimental images and personal works.

His work focuses mainly on the world of still life. Create images in the limits where the photograph meets the sculpture, installation or design. It fuses different languages through a meticulous process where the elements are composed outside their habitual context redefining their meaning.

With a very graphic style, he works composition and color in a dynamic and optimistic way, combining a precise use of the technique and creativity of an artisan.

Some of its clients: Ikea, Sonos, Samsung, Oreo, Playstation, Powerade, Kleenex, Vodafone, Toyota USA, Schweppes, Swatch, Yoigo, Renfe, Ono, Estrella Damm, Voll Damm, Aquarius, Architectural Digest, Universal Music, DCODE Festival , Serial Cut, and agencies such as Saatchi & Saatchi LA, JWT NY, TBWA, 72 & Sunny LA, Ogilvy Madrid, Leo Burnett Budapest, Paris Herezie, Publicis, 72 and Sunny LA, Mrs. Rushmore, China Madrid or SCPF among others.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What is a still life?
  • U2

    We prepare

    • The starting point: The Brief
    • Creative development: References and Moodboard
    • Shopping and Sketches
    • Preparation of funds. Construction of structures
  • U3


    • Prepare shooting with daylight
    • Shooting light day 1
    • Shooting light day 2
    • Prepare shooting with flash
    • Shooting with flash
  • U4

    Selection, processing and retouching

    • Selection and editing of images. Shooting day
    • Adjusting RAW images with Capture One. Shooting day
    • Selection and editing of images. Shooting with flash
    • Adjusting RAW images with Capture One. Shooting with flash
    • Processing of images
    • Composition and retouch in Photoshop light day 1
    • Composition and retouching in Photoshop light day 2
    • Composition and retouch in Photoshop light day 3
    • Composition and retouch in Photoshop flash light 1
    • Composition and retouching in Photoshop flash light 2
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Product Photography at high speed

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High Speed Product Photography. A Photography, and Video course by Paloma Rincón

High Speed Product Photography

A course by Paloma Rincón
Photographer. Madrid, Spain.
Joined October 2014
  • 94% Positive reviews (161)
  • 3676 students