Commercial Beverage Photography & Retouching For Advertising

Rob Grimm teaches the complexities of beverage photography

Beverage photography is a speciality requiring extensive knowledge of lighting, glass, and liquids. Yet that knowledge alone will not yield striking images without emotion as the driving force. Emotion in beverage photography? Absolutely.

Rob Grimm has been immersed in the world of commercial beverage photography for about 30 years. He will show you his methods, tricks and workflow for creating the images that have made him an industry leader.

In this beverage photography tutorial, you will see Rob’s entire process for creating amazing images by breaking the composition down into its parts and obsessing over the details. You will learn the foundations of beverage photography from capturing a bottle on white, photographing cocktails including drink styling, proper use of ice, realistic condensation, creating appetite and appeal, and the use of duratrans to make an image that appears to be shot on-location with all the control of a studio.

Beverage Photography Steps

Rob will share with you his method for generating portfolio ideas that will make you rethink your entire approach to creating images.

  • Bottle Prep
  • Build a White Line/Black Line Set
  • Build a Storyline
  • Create Character
  • How to Make a Cocktail Look Really Good

Finally, world-renowned retoucher Earth Oliver, will walk you through the best methods to bring polish to your beverage images that stand out from the crowd.

It is our hope that learning the foundations from beverage photographer Rob Grimm will help you to be able to think in a different way, and be able to make images in a different way. At the end of this, your portfolio will forever be changed.

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  • 01. Getting Started
    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / Introduction to Beverage
      Introduction to Beverage (6:38)

    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / The Toolbox
      The Toolbox (20:03)

    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / Preparing Bottles
      Preparing Bottles (9:29)

    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / Lighting Setup
      Lighting Setup (8:16)

    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / Black Line
      Black Line (24:09)

    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / White Line
      White Line (22:41)

    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / Environmental Shot
      Environmental Shot (11:58)

    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / Image Processing
      Image Processing (12:57)

    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / Layer Setup
      Layer Setup (15:21)

    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / Masking
      Masking (36:06)

    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / Cleanup
      Cleanup (1:37:25)

    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / Color & Client Packaging
      Color & Client Packaging (29:54)

    • Thumbnail for Getting Started / Environmental Shot- Full Edit
      Environmental Shot- Full Edit (1:01:12)

  • 02. Cocktails & Gunpowder
    • Thumbnail for Cocktails & Gunpowder / Bourbon on the Rocks
      Bourbon on the Rocks (23:42)

    • Thumbnail for Cocktails & Gunpowder / Cocktail with Garnish
      Cocktail with Garnish (19:57)

    • Thumbnail for Cocktails & Gunpowder / Bourbon on the Rocks- Full Edit
      Bourbon on the Rocks- Full Edit (1:03:22)

    • Thumbnail for Cocktails & Gunpowder / Cocktail with Garnish- Full Edit
      Cocktail with Garnish- Full Edit (44:55)

    • Thumbnail for Cocktails & Gunpowder / The Game
      The Game (8:13)

    • Thumbnail for Cocktails & Gunpowder / Lighting Setup
      Lighting Setup (26:23)

    • Thumbnail for Cocktails & Gunpowder / Drink Styling
      Drink Styling (18:47)

    • Thumbnail for Cocktails & Gunpowder / Drink Styling- Full Edit
      Drink Styling- Full Edit (53:57)

  • 03. The Tenacle
    • Thumbnail for The Tenacle / Lighting Setup
      Lighting Setup (24:45)

    • Thumbnail for The Tenacle / Ink Tank
      Ink Tank (7:00)

    • Thumbnail for The Tenacle / Background
      Background (7:15)

    • Thumbnail for The Tenacle / Processing & Alignment
      Processing & Alignment (56:59)

    • Thumbnail for The Tenacle / Layer Setup
      Layer Setup (45:58)

    • Thumbnail for The Tenacle / Background & Masking
      Background & Masking (45:44)

    • Thumbnail for The Tenacle / Masking
      Masking (47:48)

    • Thumbnail for The Tenacle / Clean Up
      Clean Up (53:59)

    • Thumbnail for The Tenacle / Color
      Color (32:31)

  • 04. Learn Duratrans
    • Thumbnail for Learn Duratrans / Duratrans Method
      Duratrans Method (3:07)

    • Thumbnail for Learn Duratrans /  Shoot Part One
      Shoot Part One (14:30)

    • Thumbnail for Learn Duratrans / Shoot Part Two
      Shoot Part Two (30:27)

    • Thumbnail for Learn Duratrans / Shoot Part Three
      Shoot Part Three (13:27)

    • Thumbnail for Learn Duratrans / Processing & Masking
      Processing & Masking (1:03:17)

    • Thumbnail for Learn Duratrans / Cleanup
      Cleanup (44:17)

    • Thumbnail for Learn Duratrans / Color & Client Packaging
      Color & Client Packaging (1:09:23)



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