How to Take Great Product Photos

If you’ve ever scrolled through a page of thumbnails while searching for products, you’ve probably noticed how much more inclined you are to take a second look at the goods displayed in a strong and clear photograph. An eye catching image can make all the difference when it comes to selling products online. You don’t have to be a professional photographer to bring attention to your shop. These four tips will help you create great product photos that will spark your customers’ interest and boost sales:

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • A digital camera
  • Plenty of natural light
  • A clean work surface or backdrop

1) Experiment

Experiment with different angles by moving around your product.Take close up shots as well as shots from a distance. This is where a simple and clean backdrop or work surface will really make a difference.

tips for product photography using angles

2) Edit Your Photos

If you can, upload your photos and use photo editing software to crop, color correct, and adjust the brightness and contrast of your picture.

edit product photos with adobe photoshop

3) Keep Products in Context

Make sure that viewers can tell the size, scale, and use of the product.
Try shooting your product next to an item that will help them imagine it in real life.

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4) Answer Questions

Answer questions by showing the details of your product. Include pictures that can reveal the texture and unique qualities of your goods. It’s also helpful to shoot them with other items in your shop.

show details for great product photos

Use these tips to take great product photos and you’ll be sure to stand out from the crowd!

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