Chris Grey
Craftsy Instructor

Minneapolis, MN USA

Eye IconFollow

Chris Grey has been a product photographer for more than four decades and has worked with clients from The Home Depot to Target. He’s authored 14 books on photography, including the bestseller Master Lighting Guide for Portrait Photographers. Chris is a three-time winner of the Nikon Certificate of Excellence, and has received Photo Design magazine’s Gold Award for stock photography. He’s hosted workshops everywhere from London to ... Read Full Bio »

Chris's Craftsy Classes

Tricks of the Trade: Photographing Liquids

Find out how to use simple props and expert lighting to create striking liquid imagery! Award-winning commercial photographer Chris Grey reveals industry secrets to help you create masterful photographs of bottles, cocktails, pours, splashes and much more. Learn how to use strategic lighting to create impressive images and discover quick tricks that add contrast, texture and detail to your photos. Find out how to use key lights and soft boxes to capture glasses and bottles with a stunning lit-from-within look. Use strobes and specialized gear for flawless shots of liquid being poured and master the splash with a lesson on freezing motion. Plus, discover essential post-processing skills, including how to combine the best components of multiple images into a striking composite.  

$44.99

Commercial Photography: Taking Product Photos That Sell

Learn the business and techniques of product photography, guided by industry expert Chris Grey. Discover invaluable tips for successfully finding clients and collaborating with art directors, and create a dynamic portfolio with Chris’ step-by-step guidance through product shot setups. Master a range of strategic lighting designs, and showcase and accentuate the texture, form and detail of flagship products. Use subtle adjustments in modifiers and product position to take a shot from basic to blockbuster, and learn how to shoot reflective products for images that stand out from the pack. Plus, find out how to use post-processing techniques to improve your shots and create the polished, professional look clients want.

$29.99 $49.99

What's New

Chris's Projects

Brandy in a Glass
Martini
Cola
View all Projects (7) »