Photography for handmade shops
Photography for handmade shops is really 2 in 1. It’s the most important thing to make sales and the WORST thing to learn how to DIY. Unless you’ve got experience behind the camera, it’s very likely your first product pictures looked too dark, too bright, out of focus, too yellow, too purple, too grey and the list goes on.
Photography can be a real pain but once you get it right – chaching!
In this week’s episode, we answer a question one of our listeners asked us over in our free Facebook community to help you take your product photography to the next level. Enjoy!
~ Jess, Mik & Deb
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what we cover in this episode:
- How to take better pictures;
- How to design your background;
- Why you shouldn’t use filters on your actual product photo;
- Positioning of the item being photographed;
- Why you shouldn’t take a photo of a product from a weird angle (except jewelry);
- Why jewelry photos should be taken in different angle shots;
- Taking special classes;
- The use of bright white lights (5000 – 6000 kelvin) versus yellow lights;
- Starting with a free editing software;
- Double checking edited photos;
- Background, lighting, composition and editing.