One of your Handmadeology Etsy Team members posted this article about how she improved her product photography.
In January of this year, when I decided to actually put work into my Etsy shop, I knew the first thing I needed to do is take better pictures. I began to research and coincidentally I found that there were hundreds maybe thousands of Etsy sellers needing the same help. When I first listed an item on Etsy in 2008, this is what my pictures looked like.
Eek! The background is too busy and there is not enough of the spoon in the photo. I managed to have two sales with these shots…in three years. Sad, I know why did I wait so long to upload more? I didn’t have a clue what to do and how to do it, I didn’t know about teams or the Etsy Blog. Before reading and putting anything into practice I tried doing some more shots on my own. What can I say, I thought I can do this.
I really like these, so we will see if all the Etsy buyers out there do too.
Resources I used:
What have you found to be your biggest helper in sales in the area of photography? A certain prop or a lovely background? I would love to hear in the comments below!
Article by : Erin from Elegant Girl