How to photograph earrings

To take perfect photos of jewels, it is needed to choose the right equipment, photograph one jewel at a time, clean jewel surfaces, choose the right angle and do not over-edit your photos.
These stages are described in the blog article “how to take perfect photos of jewels“.
In this article we focus on the photography of the earrings.

The best shot for photographing earrings

As for the photography of rings and watches (read the dedicated blog articles: “how to photograph rings”, “how to photograph watches”), the best way to show earrings is to photograph them as they stay on the

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how to photograph earrings

With the Studio4 Jewels Pro it is possible to obtain this result in two ways: by placing one earring inside the lightbox and rotating the photo by the software or using the special supports which, thanks to the special light of the lightbox, are invisible to the camera and allow you to obtain photos with a perfectly white background in a few of seconds.

The first way is useful in the case of hoop earrings and consists of inserting a flat earring inside the lightbox with the front part in the direction of the camera lens. To find the right angle you need to rotate the rotating arm.

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Then you can rotate the image using Easy4Pro, our product photography software, and duplicate and mirror the earring in just one click.

You can also create a reflection under the jewel using the “Reflect” function and choose the position and opacity of the reflection.

The second way is useful for photographing dangling earrings. A simple support is used (supplied with the studio) in which two holes are made to hang the earrings, after which the inclination of the rotating arm of the photographic system is chosen and the photo is taken. The photo will then automatically be transformed with a white background by the software.