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  1. db10s

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    Do you get the photos (of products) from the manufacturer? Or do you take them? If you take the photos, what camera/lens setup and "studio" layout do you use? Which one of you takes the photos?

    Sorry, I'm a photography nut just like I am a tennis (gear) nut. :)
     
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  2. TW Staff

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    Almost all of our product images are taken in house. We have a dedicated team of photographers that shoot the products in studios. I'll try to get info on camera and setup.

    Jason, TW
     
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  3. db10s

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    Cool, thanks....
     
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    Yes please tw tell us regulars how you make items look way better in pictures than in person. I'm not picky but I swear I order stuff based on the fact that tw pictures make it look awesome and when I get it I'm just meh to it
     
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  6. db10s

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    I have a studio of sorts in the guest bedroom... Just seeing how TW does it compared to me. I'm guessing they use strobes and diffusers....
     
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    Just do what the food photographers do when they shoot a dish for a restaurant --- spray it with WD-40 to give it a lovely sheen.
     
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    I've tried the dw40 trick but there is a florist spray that I find to work better.
     
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    db10s,

    We have a whole imaging department with 4 studios for imaging. Our photographers use Canon cameras 7d and 5d. They use a variety of lenses depending on the product/shot. For lighting, they use professional studio lights.


    Brittany, TW
     
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  10. db10s

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    Cool! I've done lots of shooting with a 7d. I would guess they use L lenses.

    Thanks!
     
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