Equipment used: StyleShoots Horizontal
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Kidswear styled flat lay is great for showing the garments’ true proportions. Mannequins in kids sizes are hard to come by and the proportions don’t always match. Matt Brasier shows you how to create a nice kids story. See more tutorials at http://styleshoots.com/product-photography-tutorials/
- Making a collage to show multiple products in one shot.
- Lightly stuffing garments give a 3D look. Delicately stuff white and light garments with wadding so it doesn’t show through thinner garments.
- Turning up trousers to show the lining.
- Arranging drawstrings to create flow and movement.
- Balancing the light to expose light and dark products similarly.
Host: Matt Brasier
Videographer: Alex Buhl
Art Direction & Animation: Emmanouel Ioannidis
Photo equipment: StyleShoots
It may take a while to empower yourself with the know how to reach David Blaine or Criss Angel standard but you should have a lot of fun along the way. A useful reference for learning card magic is The Royal Road to Card Magic book which is a card magic classic and a valuable tool to learn from.
The beauty of this fascinating hobby is that you can learn it at any age. Whereas starting younger does give you the advantage of usually being able to get the hang of learning new magic moves and sleights relatively quickly, there is nothing wrong with taking up this great pastime even if your 60 or 70 something, heck, the sky is the limit here.
Penn and Teller have contributed a lot to the popularity of card magic with their television specials and will have inspired a lot of people to look into this fascinating hobby. Who knows, if you practice enough, you could even make a decent living as a professional card magician and make money doing what is also an enjoyable and profitable pastime.
Should you choose to become a wedding magician or restaurant magician doing close up magic with cards, this enjoyable pastime can also be a good money earner if you put in enough practice to reach a worthy standard.