Still life photography deals with the representation of a motionless theme, which is organized in a creative manner. The subject can be anything that is lifeless. While capturing still life photographs the photographer must be observant and creative. Any attractive lifeless object like glass, vase, cakes, vegetable, musical instruments can be the theme of the photographer. The first thing every photographer must know is about the camera and the lighting used. The photographer must have complete control over the lighting, composition and the mood of the situation. Still life photography is different from that of portrait or landscape photographs. As in these photographs the subject matter will be a model or a scene like mountain, river, trees, etc. In a still life photograph, the photographer has to choose his situation and the subject personally.
For still life photographs control over the lighting is very important. Using natural light is very important. It is essential to take the photographs of the image in different angles. Keeping the background simple is essential, this will enhance the look of the picture. The photographer must use his creative senses to arrange the objects, and to form prime subjects for the photography. Achieving the art of lighting, to produce a stunning still life photograph is undoubtedly a challenging task. If you wish to master this art form, you must start with choosing interesting subjects, with proper lights and shooting done with tentative compositions. Just peek into the wonderful pictures we have for you to tickle the photographer in you, and to obtain something which is exceptional.