Product photography tips for designer makers and creatives. These will help you achieve the best possible photography with limited budgets and equipment. We regularly write new articles and blog posts, so don’t forget to check back here.
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Rise Shine and Design, Blog Series
This blog series delves into creating a story through your use of photography, how to light your work. Keeping things consistent in terms of style. It then moves on to technique and practical advice, finishing with advice on creating your very own studio.
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We’re going to start posting some articles here that we feel are very helpful in understanding product photography further.
Starting off with this article from Wix, Product Photography 101: The Guide for Small Business Owners
For all shoots we supply the full size high resolution images, and if you require further sizes from there you can either do those yourself or we can upload additional copies for you – there is obviously an additional charge for this. If you prefer to do this yourself there are several different ways.
Most designers will have a copy Adobe Photoshop, this is how Photoshop can save you time in resizing in an easy batch process and please see https://photofocus.com/photography/adobe-tip-save-time-in-photoshop-with-the-image-processor-script/
If you don’t have Photoshop there are several online apps that can always do this for you – such as https://tinyjpg.com/
One last way, if you’re a Windows user, and this was actually recommended by a client, it’s an app to download https://www.bricelam.net/ImageResizer/ this one is very handy and easy to use, after installing, simply click right mouse button on an icon and the rest is easy.
We like this article by Farrow and Ball on how different light affects colours, something which is very important in photography. Direction of windows has a dramatic effect too, so if you’re creating your own place within your home to carry out photography, take a look at this
How Dpi Affects Printing and Images for the Web
Some clients ask for their web sized images to be altered from the standard 300dpi, to 72dpi. The following articles tell you why it doesn’t matter anymore, and therefore doesn’t need to be done.