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24k Magic in your Lens

photographing holding up ring with shocked face and teaching other photographers how to get the perfect ring shots

I’m here to show you how to get that perfect shot with that 24k magic! In this video, we break down how to get ring shots poppin’.

Today in 24k Magic in your Lens, I’m gonna show you how to get that perfect shot! In this latest video, we break down all my secrets on how to get those ring shots poppin’. I spill all the tea on how to make your photos stand out from the rest.

I’m not gonna lie, it’s not always easy to capture the beauty of a ring. But don’t worry, I got you. Here are our five tips for taking the ring shots to the next level.

Our Five Tips to Take Ring Shots to the Next Level

Number one: Always focus on the prongs, not the stones. It may seem backwards, but when you photograph the center stone, it makes the prongs out of focus and the whole ring looks blurry.

Number two: Pay attention to planes when choosing what to focus on. Make sure you’re hitting the stone flat as much as possible so you can highlight its size, sparkle, or cut.

Number three: To make your shots pop, focus on both the close foreground and the background.

Number four: Beware of reflections, especially when photographing a trio of rings. Pay attention to how you can get yourself out of the reflection.

And finally, number five: If you’re struggling to position tricky-sized rings, use braces wax to keep them in place.

The three main arrangements we use to photograph the details of the ring: the up and down stack, laying all three on top of each other, and laying them next to each other. In my behind-the-scenes video, I’ll show you all three arrangements in action.

Let’s Head on Over to the Arb

Enough of the basics, let’s get to the good stuff! I take you on a behind-the-scenes journey of a real engagement and wedding band photoshoot where I put all my tips and tricks into practice. You get to see me in action, setting up the rings and capturing those perfect shots that show off that 24k magic.

So, whether you’re a seasoned photographer or just starting out, this video is the ultimate guide to making those rings shine like the stars they are. And trust me, after watching “24k Magic in your Lens,” you’ll be the ring shot king or queen in no time!

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