Lighting Techniques

How I Got That Shot: Lighting for Clean, Graphic Still Lifes

August 16, 2017

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© Jiaxi & Zhe

The duo of Jiaxi & Zhe like the way ARRI lights bring out the texture of objects. To make patent leather look smooth and shiny, they diffused an ARRI 650 using white plexiglass.

Client: Vogue China Creative: Regina Chan, editor In the two years since the New York-based photographers Jiaxi Yang and Zhe Zhu teamed up to form the duo Jiaxi & Zhe, they’ve shot for Bloomberg Businessweek, WSJ., Wallpaper, The Cut and the furniture design company Stellar Works. Their clients typically rely on their skills at styling and art directing, giving them the...

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