Join Megan Andersen for an in-depth discussion in this video The benefits of using models, part of The Art of Craft Photography.
I want to talk about using live models for your Craft Photography. …Now, if you are a crafter who makes wearable things, like jewelry, sewing …things like dresses or aprons, any kind of accessories, hats, what have you, it's …always a good idea to think about showing the craft on an actual person. …On screen right now we have two different pieces of needle felted jewelry. …There's this, sort of Wilma Flinstone looking pearl necklace, and then this …brightly colored other thing. It could be a smaller necklace, it could …be a bracelet. I'm not sure, but I like the way they look.…
Right off the bat though, I'm not getting a whole lot of information about these …two crafts. Now, by switching over and finding a …photograph of a live model wearing one of these pieces of jewelry, you're already …finding out a lot more about what's going on. …So this white piece, while maybe initially it looked like a much larger …necklace you can see here that a child is wearing it so now a few things are going …
- Getting familiar with the camera
- Basic composition and staging tips
- Making and buying helpful tools
- Image editing with Photoshop
- Compressing images
- Using the cloud for image storage
- Tagging images for search engine optimization
- Uploading images for blogging, selling, and printing
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Familiar with the Camera
2. Basic Composition and Staging Tips
3. Equipment List: Making and Buying Helpful Tools
4. Image Editing with Photoshop
5. Compressing and Uploading
Compressing images8m 19s
6. Uploading Images for Blogging, Selling, and Printing
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