Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Image is Everything!
I always shoot my etsy shop photos on the ledge of the small balcony outside my kitchen window. I like the look of the vintage beads and chain against the urban, industrial background...the antithesis of shabby chic! And the natural light shows off the colors truly. A few months ago, I had several new necklaces to photograph. I plopped the ones I wasn't photographing down on the ledge and after I finished taking the traditional pictures of the first necklace, I noticed that I liked the way the other necklaces looked casually dropped into a heap. You could see the colors and complexity but it looked "unplanned" and "authentic"...which fits the way I want people to view my necklaces...as pretty, unique pieces that don't need a lot of fussing to wear or money to purchase. It seems to be working. The items I list with these new photos as the primary image are getting more views.