The Ultimate Flat Lay Photography Guide for Instagram and Beyond

Want to elevate your product shots beyond the merely pedestrian? Our in-depth flat lay photography guide will soon have you shooting flay lays like the pros. What is a Flat Lay? Clean, neutral, and informative product photography will likely be a core element of any successful marketing drive. However, professional Amazon-style product shots focus entirely […]

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Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year – We made the shortlists!

Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year is a prestigious competition open to photographers worldwide. The awards celebrate the very best in food photography and film, from around the world. This year there were over 9000 entries from 77 countries around the world. We’re delighted to announce that our very own director of photography, Andrew Perris, […]

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Interiors Photography: The Definitive Guide

Photographers shooting interiors are often presented with a number of unique technical challenges. And as one quick look at the photos accompanying the average online property listing will confirm, many non-professionals clearly struggle to grasp even the most basic of these problems: awkward angles; ugly reflections; underexposed interiors and overexposed exteriors; poor use of flash; […]

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Improve Your Food Photography With These Simple But Stylish Props

Every great food photographer has their own particular way of doing things. Yet the recipe for stunning food photography will always include the same core ingredients: excellent photography skills, attractive lighting, and a truly delicious-looking subject. However, there’s an equally important fourth element that’s often overlooked: food photography props. Indeed, props can make an enormous […]

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Photographing Glassware: How to Shoot Bottles

Everyone enjoys looking at a nice bit of glass (best said with a North American drawl). Clean and cool, with a satisfying sheen and just the right number of specular highlights to give the object three-dimensional form, a well-photographed glass object looks classy and luxurious. A genuine pleasure to behold. Conversely, a badly done bit […]

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Amazon Infographics

In recent years Amazon infographics have become an essential tool in the e-commerce marketeer’s arsenal. High quality product photography is always going to be an essential element of any successful Amazon listing, but for some items photography alone will likely not be enough to convince viewers to add it to their shopping baskets. This is […]

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Tips for Successful Jewellery Photography Styling

Jewellery photography is one of the most notoriously difficult types of product photography to do well. Here we provide some insider tips to help get your jewellery shots looking slick and stylish like the professionals.     Identify Your Customer Jewellery is nearly always an emotional purchase. Clearly, then, in order to be persuade the […]

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Food & Drink Packaging Photography for 4 Aces

4 Aces are one of the UK’s leading providers of disposable packaging for the food and beverages industry. Their paper and PET cups, disposable tableware and biodegradable food containers can be found at water coolers, vending machines, snack bars and coffee shops the length and breadth of the country. The team over at 4Aces commissioned […]

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An Extremely Important Blog about Pointless Blog

We reckon we’re pretty cool at Photography Firm (do cool people still use the term “cool”?….). We’ve shot for some pretty on-point clients like Virgin, Microsoft and Interrail. We’ve blagged ourselves and our cameras backstage at sold out gigs and hung out in green rooms with the likes of Russell Howard and The Prodigy. We’ve […]

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The Fine Art of Photographing Fine Art

Specialising as we do in product photography, at Photography Firm we sometimes get the chance to get a little bit… “meta”. We’re not talking selfies here (do you know how thick the selfie stick would have to be that could hold our camera/lens combos??!), but turning our viewfinders towards our close neighbours on Creativity Street, […]

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