Archive for Photography

Food Styling and Photography Workshop in France

Photo courtesy of latartinegourmande.com

I am one of the hundreds of women who has never been to France, but really would love to go!  Béa, the blogger behind La Tartine Gourmande shares with us some of her photos from the food styling and photography workshop she attended in southern France.  Click here to see these amazing photos of some very imaginative food arrangements and color combo choices, and the spectacular landscapes Béa was lucky enough to see firsthand.

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Tips On How To Take Photos Using Models

Photo courtesy of Etsy.com

I couldn’t get the video to embed yesterday, so I’m posting a link to this amazingly helpful tidbit of info on taking photos using models by Minxshop.  Click here to watch!

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Photography Tutorial: Using Overlay Textures to Enhance Your Photos (Plus a Free Texture Download!)

  In addition to all the crazy amounts of crocheting I’ve been doing, I’m trying to get a little photography knowhow under my belt so I can take beautiful pictures of all my crafts and this little tutorial over at Live And Love Out Loud caught my eye.

I can’t say that I’ve been doing too much in the land of photography lately as I’m still crocheting and ripping up things as I figure out exactly what I want to make for the holiday handmade show here in Denver, CO, but I’ve been saving little notes like this for future reference.  Plus, free texture downloads!  Who can pass up free?

Good luck and make some beautiful photos even  more beautiful!

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Photography: 10 Things Not To Do

Photo courtesy of abeautifulmess.typepad.com

I don’t know about you, but I’m way into photography tips now that I’m getting ready for my first round of craft shows and am setting up my shop on Etsy.  I’ve been seeing a lot of posts about photography tips, tricks and how-to’s, but Elsie Larson’s A Beautiful Mess blog always has the sweetest pictures and wording so I wanted to share her post about what not to do when photographing your products.

Most of us already know about not using the flash and to take photos during the day, but there are some helpful hints on this post about the right backgrounds and the importance behind printing out your favorite shots for keeps.

See the full post here.

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