A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Fanatic Friends of Craftster now have the ability to disable ads on Craftster! Read more here.
Total Members: 303,158
Currently Running With Scissors:
445 Guests and 10 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: 1 [2]  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Tips for Taking Good Pictures of Crafts  (Read 2654 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« Reply #10 on: October 25, 2012 09:54:42 AM »

I love taking photos and I can tell you that it's not always about the camera, it's the person behind it.

Natural light is best for taking photos, IMO. Get near a window, if you can, and turn your flash off. Hold your camera still or invest in a tabletop tripod to take the photo.

If you need to take the item outdoors to take the photo in natural light, then do it in a somewhat shaded area. You can use like a white posterboard to reflect light onto the item if it's too shady.

You can also use two sheets of posterboard (as the bottom and wall) and put the product on it to shoot. You don't need to buy expensive lighting, but instead use a daylight bulb to create that nice white light (instead of the yucky yellow).

Also, add a little creativity to your photos. I checked out your blog and you make the cutest things! Set them up in creative environments.

Good luck!
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 [2]  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Confidence-Building Yoga Sequence
Ali Wentworth Talks About Her Blind Date with George Stephanopoulos
Quick Q&A with Mike and Dave
A Forgotten Sport: Bloodless Dueling
"When The 90s Ruled" Featuring "Teddy Tremble"
Latest Blog Articles
Craftster Quickies: How to Make Spooky Halloween Decorations
Craft Challenge #110 Announced - Halloween Costume Contest!
Tute Tuesday: Witch Hat Fascinator

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.