In my cup.
I collect coffee cups. Different coffee cups that is. I’ve gotten them from Target, Anthropology, The Container store, Goodwill, Ross….basically anywhere I see one that I like.
And you will always find COFFEE in my cup, unless i’m sick..like the last two weeks. I have a love affair with coffee. I love the smell, the taste, the process of making it.
You MIGHT find homemade lemon tea or orange tea in my cup whenI’m sick but that’s the only time COFFEE is not in my cup!
Product photography is important for bloggers, because there is always SOMETHING to review or show off. So, it is too our advantage to learn how to showcase our products to the best of our ability. Now, that being said, this won’t be one of those blog posts teaching you how to DIY photography backdrops. Instead, today I’m sharing with you what I use. All of which can be found at Ikea, target or your own home.
Here is my set up for the above shot:
I have the window to your left and my set up on a table just opposite at a 45 degrees angle. because Natural light is a MUST for me. I hate artificial light. I know it can be used effectively and I’ve seen it. I just like natural light…for now.
For backdrops, I use two table tops that I found at Ikea( a white one and a wooden one) , a large wooden cutting board, and my dining room table seen above. With the table tops, I simply didn’t put the little tables together and BAM: easy to store, easy to transport backdrops for your photo needs.
I also use a white trifold foam board that you can find at any store as a cheap reflector( and sometimes background) Basically, one of those boards you use for science fair projects. It helps lift the shadows you sometimes get when you photograph next to a window and bright light. It’s easy to move around as needed, and you don’t need anyone to hold it for you.
So that’s my tip of the week and what’s in my cup! Head over to Mimi’s blog to see what’s in her cup! I can’t wait to see what’s in yours!
And next week, the theme is:
GREEN! Spring is coming….