Thinking Outside the Box: Don’t Forget Your Packaging! – Part I

Packaging is an often-overlooked but nonetheless very important element of any merchandise. However, photographing packaging for e-commerce listings can present some particular challenges. Today we offer some advice on photographing packaging for increased sales. The Importance of Good Packaging Design For many people with a great idea for a new product, packaging is so far […]

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How To Write a Brief for a Fashion Shoot

Why You Should Prepare a Brief for Your Fashion Shoot Cara Delevingne is perhaps “unavailable”, and you may not be considering booking a fleet of Winnebagoes, lighting trucks or wind machines, but even a small-scale fashion shoot requires the coordination of many different elements if it is to be successful. All it takes is just […]

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Amazon Product Photography Pricing

Nowadays every other booking we take seems to be for an Amazon listing! We’re experts in creating very high quality, Amazon compliant images that will make your product really stand out – regardless of how many other people are selling the same or similar items! If you’re looking for a quick ballpark for your listing […]

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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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How to Get Blurry Backgrounds on Your Headshots

Until relatively recently, headshots were not something the average person had a great deal of use for. In fact, unless you were either fabulously famous or criminally infamous, the only times in life you were ever likely to pose for a headshot were at the end of the school year or when your passport was […]

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Shooting Corbeau’s Colourful Racing Seats on a White Background

We’ve got a decent amount of space at the Photography Firm studios but one of our more recent shoots truly tested our capacity for organisational storage. High-end racing seat manufacturer Corbeau commissioned us to shoot a large number of their eye-catching and innovative products, so we put pedal to the metal (well, lens to camera) and […]

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The Key to Acceptance…. on Notonthehighstreet.com

Founded a decade ago by entrepreneurial award-winners Holly Tucker and Sophie Cornish, notonthehighstreet.com has become the UK’s number one curated marketplace, hosting thousands of creative small businesses across a platform celebrating quirkiness, originality, and craft-design quality. We’ve written numerous blogs in the past with tips on how to make your photography appealing for NOTHS – notably here – so photography isn’t […]

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Product Photography for Notonthehighstreet.com, Part 3 : Stationery

In an increasingly virtual world where Facebook LIKES and group invites might have replaced a good deal of one-on-one sentiment, it seems we’re still drawn to the gloriously tactile, especially personal experience afforded us by gorgeous stationery. Whether it’s scribbling our thoughts in a favourite bound diary or receiving an invitation on beautifully gilded card, there’s something inherently […]

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