Autumn is a perfect season for still life photography—with its colorful leaves, extremely orange persimmon, hot drinks, red apples, pumpkin soup, and wild grapes. Every local market and park is a ready-made vanitas.
Plus, the weather is always perfect! I don’t usually like rain, but autumn rain is a pure inspiration. So let’s bring a bit of autumn rain to still life photography and take the opportunity to make something beautiful.
1. Props and Gear
The equipment we’re going to use is extremely simple: still life objects (any signs of autumn that’s not afraid of getting wet), a kitchen strainer, a small jar (like a coffee turk), and a solid splash-proof background.
Also we’ll need a large softbox, reflector, and, as for any splash shooting, a tripod and external flash.
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