Product: Candles

I recently had the opportunity to do some test shots for a local candle company. I love candles and candlelight so what better assignment could I ask for...Well maybe photographing candles in Bali... however candles anywhere can create a lovely mood. But what makes you reach for a candle and what exactly makes a good candle shot?  I asked myself these questions. For me it's a mostly a feeling of warmth and depth. Could I create the right atmosphere and yet show the product well? Here is my first try...