PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY DIY TUTORIAL

PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY DIY TUTORIAL



hello wonderful human beings and welcome back so some of you may know those that follow me on Instagram and on my snapchat that I'm not just a photographer but I'm also an Amazon private label oh now what that means is that I get products manufactured and then branded and then I saw them on the Amazon Marketplace and one of the steps in that process is to actually take photographs of your product ads of any product based business if you want to learn more about the Amazon process and how you can make money online just click the link in the description and you'll you'll be taken to that but back to today's video so one of my products arrived today that I actually have to take photos of so I thought I'd just show you that process and how I go about doing it now if you're selling something online or if you own a product based business photography is probably not at the top of your list of priorities or if you're a brand new photographer or photographer that's starting out and you don't have a lot of money to to drop on expensive gear and expensive camera equipment then I'm going to show you a quick and easy method that you can use to take professional photographs of your product so let's get right into it you're going to need a couple of things first a plain white matte card or piece of cardboard some tape another piece of paper or whiteboard that you can use as a reflector a wall a desk or a table and a window that's essentially all you need for this now what you're going to do is you're going to have your table pressed up against the wall then you're going to take your card and tape it to the table create a slight curve in the card and then tape it to the wall now what this does is it creates a seamless backdrop and it's exactly that it's a backdrop without any seams in it there's no corners there's no sharp edges and it's gonna minimize shadows on your background now you're just going to drop your product into the scene onto your white backdrop now as you can see it doesn't look too bad but there's some detail being lost in the shadows now that's where our foam board or DIY reflector comes into play just going to drop that into the scene on the side that's farthest from the window and what that's gonna do is reflect some of the light back into the shadows on your product and give it some detail and add a bit of a 3d look to it now you can already see that it's starting to look a little bit better now you can either use your camera if you're a photographer or if you don't have a camera you can use your phone as most of us have one of these so you're gonna frame your shot with a little bit of white space around your subject and you're gonna take the photo now depending on how bright your scene is or how well lit it is you may need to do a little bit of editing now you can either open this up on your computer in Lightroom or you can use your phone and download a free app like Snapseed to edit your photographs and it'll be perfect so all you're going to do is add a bit of brightness bump up the shadows a little bit and maybe add some sharpening and your product will be ready to go don't forget to take a variety of shot of your products from different angles detail shots wider shots for all the variations that you'll need on your Amazon listing now if you really don't want to edit your own photos you can send them to people online who edit them for you or retouch them so you can either use things like up work or Fiverr and just contact a retouch on there that'll edit your photos for you at a very reasonable rate now once your photos all ready it's time to just upload them to your Amazon listing or to your product page or Shopify store or wherever you'll be using them and start making some sales it really is as simple as that to get started with white backdrop product photography so let me know in the comments below how your photography wins and if you were able to get some good shots and as I said in the beginning of this video if you want to join the Amazon alpha wolf pack and get more information on Amazon just click the link in the description and you'll be taken to that page and as always thank you guys so much for watching I really do appreciate it I shall see you in the next video Cheers

22 thoughts on “PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY DIY TUTORIAL

  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    Nice quick and efficient video man!!

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    If I had good window light I wouldn't be here. This is so frustrating. Every tip to good photos says to use natural light. I don't have a good place to do that. Is it hopeless???

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    Where did you get your clock from?

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    You look like Jon Snow XD awesome.

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    Cool…..man ! but isn't the lighting gonna be a problem every now and then?? btw, have you tried the software ZenFotomatic (zenfotomatic.com) for editing product photos, to me that was really fast and efficient !! Would like to know your views on that!

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    Has anyone used Amazon Alpha Wolf that he mentioned?

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    It's good to get something great at this juncture. When there is a listing on Amazon, it seems that its details can be fully understood. https://www.clippingpathindia.com/blog/2017/04/25/4-important-tips-optimizing-amazon-product-images/

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    Amazing video thanks for the tip I definitely will give this a try. Thank You.

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    Can you make a video on how to shoot pictures for clothing brands? Both like generic shots that are used on websites as well as creative promotions

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    Once again amazing video and tips!!!

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    great work! Have to subscribe to your channel for real!

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    Very nice. Am big fan urs. Mak mre weedios!

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    I have my white background a good four feet from the product, but the background is still reflecting just a bit back onto the top of my product.

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    Excellent idea ! Awaiting for more videos..

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    This is awesome! Keep the tutorials coming 🤓

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    Excellent video. I'm tired of trying to make the background white in post.

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    Awesomeness overloaded nice

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    Awesome video…

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    very good! Learned a lot, thank you!

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  • July 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    I really like your video…

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