Photography of jewelry and wristwatches is photography at the microscopic level; it is called macro photography.
To image the very small requires a macro lens, above average camera resolution, attention to detail, a professional camera, Photoshop and great lighting skill. Macro work often includes cleaning the item with a microfiber cloth, supersonic cleaners and an air compressor to remove tarnish, dust, dirt and fingerprints. Even then, Photoshop is often required to remove additional imperfections.
Calculated lighting and focal distance is required to give the item adequate focus depth and sharpness. Illumination without care will yield distracting reflection and soft image quality.
For expertise on your next jewelry or wristwatch product photography assignment, contact Jules Design. We are a Toronto commercial photography studio with expertise in product shots for complex items.