How To Photograph Jewelry – A Beginner’s Guide

When it comes to photographing jewelry, a lot of ecommerce store owners are intimidated by how small, shiny and intricate the products can be. But photographing jewelry can actually be easier than taking photos of larger items because the studio setup is a lot easier to put together. Once you’ve nailed your setup, check out… Continue reading How To Photograph Jewelry – A Beginner’s Guide

40 Sites with Awesome Stock Images: Where You Can Get Free, CC0-Licensed Photos

Good photography is one of the most utilized (and most effective) assets for any eCommerce store. Whether it’s a newsletter or blog post, having the right images can strengthen your message and make your content easier to read. Your images should also be as unique as your content. Fortunately, it is easy to find stock… Continue reading 40 Sites with Awesome Stock Images: Where You Can Get Free, CC0-Licensed Photos

Essential Product Photography Equipment for Your Toolbox

I’d like to begin this post with a shout-out to my old pal Murphy. Have you met him? A long, long time ago Murphy made a law stating anything that can go wrong, will go wrong… and we’ve been best friends ever since. No, seriously. I speak for all photographers out there when I say… Continue reading Essential Product Photography Equipment for Your Toolbox

Building Your Product Photography Studio on a Budget: Tips from a Pro Photographer

Building your own product photography studio on a budget is as simple as finding the perfect product photography equipment. A few simple investments, like upgrading from a camera phone to a DSLR or mirrorless camera will greatly improve the quality of your product shots, and having the equipment you need to take these pictures in-house… Continue reading Building Your Product Photography Studio on a Budget: Tips from a Pro Photographer

10 Tips on Using Instagram for Ecommerce

People often overlook the power of Instagram for eCommerce. Instagram is an incredibly easy way to reach customers effectively, because users can stumble upon your profile or photos and potentially proceed to your site. If you’re just getting started on Instagram, check out the site’s guide on how to use the platform for business, which also includes some… Continue reading 10 Tips on Using Instagram for Ecommerce

Understanding White Balance for eCommerce Product Photos

Have you ever taken a product photo and the colour turned out funny? Let’s take a look at why that’s the case! Here’s a short primer on understanding white balance. The effect of light and different colours Light sources are rarely pure white; they often have a slight ‘colour temperature’ that affects the photo and… Continue reading Understanding White Balance for eCommerce Product Photos

How to Make a DIY Photography Studio for Product Photos

Does not having access to a professional photography studio mean you’re doomed to have bad product photos? Nope! All you need to take a great product image is a good light source, a stable surface and a setting that complements the product. It’s entirely possible, even easy, to use everyday objects found lying around the house as… Continue reading How to Make a DIY Photography Studio for Product Photos

How to Take Awesome Product Photos with Your Smartphone

Don’t let anyone tell you that you need the latest fancy DSLR to create great product images! I can’t deny that a high-end camera takes great photographs and I wouldn’t recommend taking product photos on a disposable Kodak. But these days, most smartphones have pretty decent cameras that can actually take great product images. (Although I… Continue reading How to Take Awesome Product Photos with Your Smartphone