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Alternatives to white background Jewellery photography

Alternatives to white background Jewellery photography

Whilst white background jewellery photography is a great way to showcase your jewellery when selling online. This article will discuss through the multiple options you have when showing off your product. Also, setting yourself apart from competitors. Lifestyle Jewellery Photography Perhaps the most obvious alternative is lifestyle photography. Lifestyle photography can use various techniques. Show off your jewellery inside a jewellery box or on a model. Or get creative with props and backdrops. Lifestyle products can also show off areas like the unique manufacturing process, just like the photos below. Your photographer can help really emphasise the special parts of...

Bringing the Outdoors Inside for a Creative Photoshoot

Mondo Olfi Photography

Lifestyle photos are the best way to showcase your products creatively. No two concepts for a creative photoshoot are ever the same either which makes them so much more interesting to put together. This blog showcases one of our recent photoshoots that required bringing the forest into our studio. One of the first steps to any creative photoshoot project is the idea. Our client wanted to showcase their camouflage range in its natural habitat of the outdoors. Located in the centre of Birmingham and confined to our studio, we decided to bring the wilderness inside for this shoot. Despite how...

Camera Modes Explained & How To Use Them Effectively

Top view of a camera with different camera mode dials

What Are Cameras & Camera Modes Cameras can be complicated pieces of equipment. We use them to create a visual record of the world around us. For example, the camera can be used to take images of the beautiful scenery around us, product photography, etc. Cameras also have various settings called camera modes that allow you to control settings such as exposure, aperture etc.  Many people want to take a quick picture, so the automatic mode is used. However, if you’re going to take a high-quality eCommerce Photography shot of a product, you’ll need to use manual mode and adjust...

Engagement Photoshoot – Taking the perfect photos

Engagement Photoshoot – Taking the perfect photos

Wedding photos are a significant milestone, so, why not have an engagement photoshoot to capture these memories too? They make a great addition to any wedding album, telling the story from the beginning. Furthermore, they also make a great addition to Save The Dates. This article will talk you through all the steps and tips for the perfect engagement photoshoots.  Create an Engagement photoshoot Moodboard  One of the best ways to search for what you want from your engagement photoshoots is to look to previous shoots for inspiration. Pinterest can be an excellent tool for this. Build up a mood...

Everything you need to know about acting headshots…

Actor posing for acting headshots

They say not to judge a book by its cover, but sometimes it’s human nature. Casting directors will look through countless resumes/CVs, and eye-catching headshots can help you stand out even before they start reading. But how can you get the best out of your shoot? Be consistent with your headshots Casting directors are looking out for those who fit the role visually, not just their acting skills. The consistency between your appearance on your cv and in person is crucial. For example, if the cv headshot portrays someone with a head full of hair and you turn up with...

How can Lifestyle Photos Boost your Business?

How can Lifestyle Photos Boost your Business?

Whilst white background photography can ensure the focus is on your product, it also limits the imagination. That’s where lifestyle photos come into play. Bring your customers into the world of your product, help them imagine using your product using Lifestyle photos. Creating a particular mood… Lifestyle photos give a better idea of your brand’s vibe and feel. They provide a real-life example of what it would look like to own your product. To illustrate, you can get across the idea that your product is luxury by utilising props that suggest “luxury”. Champagne bottles or diamonds are associated with luxury....

How can product photography infographics improve your Amazon Listings?

How can product photography infographics improve your Amazon Listings?

Amazon has become very popular in recent years due to a mixture of reasons. Mostly because of our constant need for efficiency. But, it can be difficult to decide on product photos for your business.We have compiled this list of reasons why infographics can help improve your listings on Amazon.Infographics are product photos with additional graphics and text. They are usually used to enhance features and showcase the product description visually rather than in written text. The efficiency of product photography infographics One of the benefits of product photography infographics is their efficiency. Your customer has saved the time they...

How does editing photos make all the difference?

photo editing

No matter how talented the photographer, editing photos is absolutely paramount to making sure your images are the best quality they can be. Editing out Minor Imperfections You’ll have to deal with dust and debris when using high-quality cameras. The smallest particles of dust will appear in your photos, reducing the quality of your photos. Editing allows for those imperfections that you aren’t able to remove pre-production to be smoothed out. You can improve the quality of an image by using the Spot healing tool or the dust and scratches filter. Colour You can use photoshop to either brighten the...

Jewellery Blogs: Topic inspiration

Maybe you’re trying to increase web traffic to your website, or you want to branch out and be more social with your customers. Blogs are a great way to do so. However, it can be challenging to come up with exciting and engaging topics consistently. This blog should help point you in the right direction when writing content for your jewellery blogs. Behind the scenes jewellery blogs Talk about the “behind the scenes” aspects of your business. You can do this in several different ways. Why not detail a day in your life, from getting to the office/workshop and the...

Jewellery Photography Tips: How to take the best shots

MO STUDIOS jewellery photograpy

Anyone who has attempted jewellery photography can express to you the difficulty of showcasing such intricate pieces. From necklaces to diamond rings, it’s essential to approach taking images of them correctly to get the perfect image. This post will share with useful techniques for taking jewellery photos which will make the process a lot easier. In this article we will cover everything from studio lighting, equipment, props and the post production of Jewellery Photography When we consider jewellery, it could be rings, necklaces or watches, they all come with their own challenges. We would usually consider jewellery as luxury small...

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