Conceptual Product Photography for Advertising

A course by Tibor Galamb
Advertising Photographer. Budapest, Hungary.
Joined April 2021
, Advertising Photographer

Learn the secrets behind creating eye-catching images that showcase a product in its best light

  • 100% positive reviews (7)
  • 564 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn the secrets behind creating eye-catching images that showcase a product in its best light

  • 100% positive reviews (7)
  • 564 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: English
  • Level: Beginner
  • 18 lessons (3h 35m)
  • Available on the app
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course

Working in advertising allows you to explore creative, challenging, and exciting ways of presenting products and communicating messages. Professional advertising photographer Tibor Galamb creates striking, minimalist photographs with a hint of surrealism for clients including Volkswagen and Red Bull.

In this course, he teaches you how to produce product images that stand out. Learn to capture scroll-stopping photos and stop-motion videos on a budget. Are you ready to step out of your comfort zone and create photography that sells?

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Concept and Preproduction
  • U3
    U3. Production
  • U4
    U4. Post-Production
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Begin by getting to know photographer Tibor Galamb. He talks you through his unconventional journey to becoming a full-time creative and discusses the influences which have inspired his career as a professional advertising photographer.

Get an introduction to both product photography for advertising and Tibor’s creative process. Then dive into the brief for this course before exploring the basics of photography, shadow, and light. Discover the importance of color, and how to combine it with composition and direction for professional-looking photography. Define your concept and create a mood board for inspiration before looking at the materials and equipment needed for your shoot.

Create the set for your first image before beginning to shoot, exploring things like angles, framing, lighting, and props. Then do the same for your second photo, experimenting with different techniques for an alternative end result. Tibor then takes you through creating a frame animation.

Select your favorite images from the shoots and edit them in Photoshop along with your frame animation. Tibor shares his tips for choosing your best photos and retouching them. To finish the course, he delves into promoting your work and attracting clients as a photographer.

What is this course's project?

Conceptualize and capture two still-life product photographs and edit them in Photoshop.

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone with an interest in taking professional product photography, whether for your own business or clients.

What you need

Basic knowledge of Photoshop and photography is required.

You will need a camera or smartphone to take photos, and access to a computer with Photoshop or similar software.


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Tibor Galamb

A course by Tibor Galamb

Advertising Photographer

Tibor Galamb is a freelance photographer from Hungary who specializes in photography for the advertising industry. Whilst studying engineering in Budapest, he began working part-time in the film industry, which kick-started his love for photography and videography. He later went on to study photography at Stephenson College in Edinburgh Colleges, where he honed his skills and first considered it as a career option.

Since graduating, Tibor has worked with numerous advertising agencies, as well as for clients including Volkswagen and Red Bull. His work has been featured in different creative magazines and galleries around the world, and he’s also won photography awards, including Silver in the WPE International Photography Award 2021.


  • U1


    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Concept and Preproduction

    • Introduction to Advertising Product Photography
    • Basics of Photography, Shadow and Light
    • Art Direction, Composition and Colour 1
    • Art Direction, Composition and Colour 2
    • Defining the Concept and Creating a Mood Board 1
    • Defining the Concept and Creating a Mood Board 2
    • Introduction to Materials and Equipment
  • U3


    • Setting up Lighting and Set for First Image
    • Shooting the First Product
    • Setting up Lighting and Set for the Second Image
    • Shooting the Second Product
    • Shooting a Frame Animation
  • U4


    • Image Selection and Retouching 1
    • Image Selection and Retouching 2
    • Image Selection and Retouching 3
    • Promoting Your Work and Attracting Clients
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Conceptual Product Photography for Advertising

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Conceptual Product Photography for Advertising. A Photography, and Video course by Tibor Galamb

Conceptual Product Photography for Advertising

A course by Tibor Galamb
Advertising Photographer. Budapest, Hungary.
Joined April 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (7)
  • 564 students