Change the Way You Use your Camera - Part 3 of 3

Part 3 of my guest blogger series on
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Part 3: Change the Way You Use your Camera

Now, let’s focus on some of the technical aspects of photography. Experimenting with the following settings in your camera will give you more control over your photos and limit the need for a lot of editing with photo software. During your practice photography sessions, you’ll want to be sure to take notes so you’ll learn what works best for your camera and lighting environment.

Change the Way You See Your Work - Part 2 of 3

Part 2 - reposts from my guest blogger series on 
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Part 2: Change the Way You See Your Work (composition)

To continue the improvement of your small object photographs, let’s talk about taking a completely different approach to the composition of your photos.

Have you ever really looked at a great photo? Not just the featured object, but the way things are placed within the frame? The ones that really catch our eye generally have certain things in common:

Change the Way You Think About Small Object Photography - Part 1 of 3

My guess is that you found my blog via part 3 of my guest author posts over at the fabulous community and e-commerce site: Meylah (Haven't heard about it? Well, if you like reading blogs, buying /selling handmade work direct from the artist and/or maybe even an artist yourself, you should do yourself a huge favor and check it out!)

With permission from the awesome folks over at Meylah, I'm going to jump start the party by reposting those three blog entries here! (Thanks Meylah! You're the awesome-sauce!!)

Small Object Product Photography for Your Online Shop
Part 1 of 3: Change the Way You Think About Small Object Photography

If you’re like most people with online storefronts, taking better great photos of your small objects is number one on the list of things you need to do to improve your shop. You’ve read the tutorials, turned off the flash, set up near a window, purchased a fancy light-tent pop-up contraption and perhaps even upgraded your camera and still, your results have been less than spectacular.