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Hi,

Which type of lighting should i use for product photography as i am working for a tennis blog they need tennis racquet,tennis shoes and pickleball paddle photos.?

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2 hours ago, jameskenndy said:

Hi,

Which type of lighting should i use for product photography as i am working for a tennis blog they need tennis racquet,tennis shoes and pickleball paddle photos.?

Are these usually indoor or outdoor shoots? 

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Product photography is a profitable, fun, and in-demand photography niche. Lighting has the potential to make or break your product photos. There are three main types of studio lights: Fluorescent, LED, and Tungsten.

  • Fluorescent lights are energy-efficient but have a low output of light.
  • LED lights are very energy-efficient and produce very little heat.
  • Tungsten lights offer the highest output levels but also generate a lot of heat.

In my opinion, you can go with the LED lights.

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