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    These photography tips are designed to help you make your photographs looks bright, eye catching and professional and you don’t need to have an expensive camera to do this!

    Product photography

    Over in the corner I built a photography light box so that I could take better photos of my projects. Under the table is where I store all of the shipping supplies for my Etsy shop. One of these days I will probably get around to making some kind of cute skirt to hide all of that.


    Have you been frustrated when your white background looks grey in styled pictures? These tips will help you achieve the bright, white background you need.

    make your own light box

    DIY Beauty Dish - for $1

    DIY light box made from a storage tote.

    Improve Your Product Photography {5 DIY Home Photography Tutorials} Homemade Photo Light Box, Home Studio (photo taking, selling, camera lighting tricks tips)

    Did you ever wonder how people get those beautiful endless finishes in their photos? White and bright shots of their products?  This is how (or, at least it is an inexpensive diy substitute). By taking photos inside a box that diffuses natural light from all sides, you can remove shadows and give a white, magazine-like finish to your photos.

    DIY Bokeh (this is the best design I've seen yet! And I don't mean the heart, lol)

    awesome tutorial for taking photos w/better lighting,,,,mostly for those needing to post items online to sell

    Cool photography tricks!

    Make the most of the city with your digital camera – 3 of the biggest names in street photography, David Solomons, Matt Stuart, and Nick Turpin offer their advice… Fantastic street photographs are readily available in every public space, but over-familiarity with our environment means we often miss out on special moments and scenes unfolding in front of us. These street photography tips will help you see those decisive moments and learn to trust your instincts. Once you've picked up the conf...

    Mostly useful photography tips. I can't imagine putting Vaseline on an expensive lens however.

    So brilliant!! --> A tip for taking a great product photo — interesting i would have never thought to use a computer image as the backdrop

    How to make a macro photo studio, via Strobist.

    Still one of the most popular how-tos on my site - make your own background/backdrop stand for photography or video.

    16 Camera Hacks To Turn Amateurs Photographers Into Professionals - OMG Facts - The World's #1 Fact Source, milk jug handle into a light diffuser.

    Improve Your Product Photography {5 DIY Tutorials}

    DIY light ring light for photography.