I Decided to Shoot Some of Our Product Images with an Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Believe it or not, the Apple iPhone 8 Plus really isn’t that bad at all…

“You’re part of the problem now.” is what a friend jokingly told me when I sent him a post the Phoblographer made on Instagram recently. We showed off product images of the new Vinta Type II backpack since we received a prototype in the mail. During my testing, I decided I’d try something totally new and different: shooting product images with my new Apple iPhone 8 Plus. Now, I’ve shot product images with phones before but I never thought they could really compete with dedicated cameras at all. Part of that is due to the way flash and lighting work. Even natural lighting couldn’t do enough justice to the product images we shot. But cameraphones have had a very long time to mature and these days I think that, with the right light, they’re incredibly capable. In fact, they’re so capable that the iPhone finally gave me product images I’m seriously content with.

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