This years Product Lighting class for first year students shows some of what you can do by modifying available light when working outside of the studio.
Product Lighting Performance Quiz
Photo by RCC photo student team of Cate Gordon and Kelly McMillian
The Product Lighting class challenged students with the task of working in teams of two and creating images of a can within the time frame of 3 hours. They could not to use the studio or digitally manipulate their images other than making basic adjustments. The teams were randomly selected and the students had no idea about what the challenge was until it was time to begin. This image is a great example of creative collaboration, teamwork and troubleshooting.