How to Take Professional Photographs of Your Crafts

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012


This week's expert, Kristen Magee of Paper Crave, shares her favorite resources for taking professional photographs of your family, crafts and other lovely creations.
-- Handmadeology has an awesome roundup of photography tips and tutorials.
-- A how-to on photography backdrops from Mint.

And a few very helpful books, including two food photography books that can teach you so much about lighting and composition, even if you’re not planning on taking photos of food:

-- Understanding Exposure by Bryan Peterson
-- Plate to Pixel by Helene Dujardin (focus on natural lighting)
-- Food Photography by Nicole S. Young (focus on natural and studio lighting)

For more of Kristen's excellent insights into professional-style photography, head to our interview.

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