As with product descriptions, product photos can make or break a customer’s decision to purchase. A poorly photographed product can make it look unprofessional, undesireable. This doesn’t mean you need to hire a professional photographer, although I do recommend it if you have the budget. But, if you budget limits you to your digital camera, be sure to take clean shots.
- It allows your web developer to make easier edits to the photo
- It allows your web developer to match your photo to your web design or visa versa.
- With a photo light box you can choose the background color. Most prefer white but for jewelry, black seems to make the jewels sparkle.
- For smaller objects, it creates a more sophisticated look.
You can either purchase a lightbox or create one yourself. Below are some links to help you.
Great little tutorial on light boxes and shooting object close-up.