Photography of Shiny Objects and Lighting Tips

A course by Martí Sans
Photographer. Barcelona, Spain.
On Domestika since 02/02/2015
, Photographer

Learn to photograph products with reflections and to light them correctly against different backgrounds

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% Positive reviews (155)
  • 3022 students

Learn to photograph products with reflections and to light them correctly against different backgrounds

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% Positive reviews (155)
  • 3022 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 16 Lessons (3h 9m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Unlimited access forever

Martí Sans, photographer specialized in product and founder of the studio 365mm, will teach you to photograph objects with shiny surfaces such as glass bottles and pieces of jewelry professionally.

In this course you will discover how to highlight small details of an object and valuable tricks to solve possible imperfections when capturing images in studio. In addition, you will know the lighting schemes most used by Martí achieving an excellent result in all your snapshots.

This course can be the perfect complement of "Product photography" , the previous course of Martí Sans for Domestika, in which he explains how to photograph your Corporate Identity and products in a professional manner.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Before starting to shoot
  • U3
    U3. To shoot!
  • U4
    U4. Postproduction
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will start knowing the trajectory and the influences of Martí Sans in the world of Photography.

Below you will discover tricks to master the reflections in bright objects and how to clean or solve small defects in the product.

In the study, you will learn how to illuminate a bottle on a black and white background using different lighting schemes and how to take a photograph of a ring on a reflective background.

At the end of the course, Martí will teach you all his post-production process, from the development with Capture One to the editing with Photoshop.

What is this course's project?

You will have to take a photograph of a bottle of your choice and a piece of jewelry.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

To photographers, designers and creatives in general who want to improve their product photos.

What you need

A basic knowledge of photography is highly recommended.

Regarding the materials, you will need a reflex camera, a tripod, flash or continuous light and a computer.

Martí uses the Capture One course to "reveal" RAW and Photoshop files for editing, but you can adapt these programs to similar ones or simplify the process.


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Martí Sans

A course by Martí Sans


Martí Sans discovered photography during his cooking studies at the EHTB in Barcelona. It was then that he began his career as a photographer, marked by his previous experience as a chef.

He currently holds sessions on behalf of companies, is a member of the Stocksy cooperative and trainer in different cities.

Martí has worked as a product photographer for important brands in the food industry such as Chupa Chups, Gallina Blanca, Burgo de Arias, Aneto or Hipercor, among others.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Before starting to shoot

    • Work with flash
    • Control reflexes
    • Cleaning the glass and effects
  • U3

    To shoot!

    • Photography on white background I
    • Photography on white background II
    • Photography on black background
    • Jewelry Photography
  • U4


    • Revealed in Capture One
    • Photoshop Edition I
    • Photoshop Edition II
    • Photoshop Edition III
    • Photoshop Edition IV
    • Edit in Photoshop V
    • Photoshop VI edition
  • FP

    Final project

    • Photography of bright objects and lighting schemes

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Photography of Shiny Objects and Lighting Tips. A Photography, and Video course by Martí Sans

Photography of Shiny Objects and Lighting Tips

A course by Martí Sans
Photographer. Barcelona, Spain.
On Domestika since 02/02/2015
  • 100% Positive reviews (155)
  • 3022 students