You need great product photos to help sell your physical product and that does come at a cost - either time, money, or both. Today I’m speaking to an expert, to find out the pros and cons of taking your own product photos and, if you do decide to take your own, how to ensure they look professional.
Georgina Little is a photographer who specialises in Personal Branding and Product Photography - helping businesses uplevel their brands with images that sell.
We covered a lot of ground in our chat, including:
The benefits of taking your own product photos
The downsides of taking your own product images
The pros and cons of hiring someone to do your photography
How to know what’s included
What you need to take your own product photos
Tips for using your phone to take product photos
How to get the lighting right
How to avoid shadows
How to best position your product (and yourself!)
Taking product shots outside
Lifestyle photography - what that means and the kind of photos to take
How to plan out the shots you need
How to edit your images, or find someone to do it for you