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Black is a color. "Chrome" is not a color, it is a property of the material that reflects the light of the surrounding area, in a way that produces an image of it. It is basically a mirror. So yes, the photographer probably did, either put a black object behind the camera or simply had the lights of the room turned off. In your own photo, some ...


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Polished metal produces little or no specular reflection. If the light source is not positioned to create direct reflection into the camera lens, polished metal will appear dark. This makes lighting polished metal for photographs tricky. The difference between the images shows it. The image that correctly communicates the materiality uses a more ...


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