A Neat Trick For Shooting Beer Bottles
Have you ever wondered how they get that perfect pour when on those delicious beer or other bottled beverages ads? So did I.
If you look closely at any of those ads you will notice something in common. None of bottles bottoms are showing. And there is a simple reason for that, to get that clean, constant, bubble free pour, they are using a bottomless bottle (bar jokes anyone?).
The bottle is then “free” to accept any liquid going through the bottom and gently let it through to the other side.
The secret, of course, is how to make a bottomless bottle. Photographer Rob Grimm goes through the process of cleanly cutting the bottom of a bottle in a shoot he made for Left Hand Milk Stout. The process involves flammable nail polish, some twine, fire and sharp glass so proceed at your own risk.
This makes a smooth pour.
P.S. we shared one possible use for such a bottle – making a gravity free fluid fall.
Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.