The camera in your phone can be a handy tool for your jewelry business. (Aside from using it to take pictures of your jewelry!) Here are 8 ways I’ve used mine: 1. Keep People’s Business Card Info Whenever you receive someone’s business card that you plan to keep, snap a photo of it. That way […]
My Mom saw it first. We were walking in the neighborhood on a cool, cloudy morning yesterday. “Is that a piece of jewelry?” she said. I had been looking up at the trees, but now I looked down at the street. What I saw reminded me of the fascinating color-perception test pictures we had to […]
What do you think about using live models when photographing your jewelry pieces that you plan to sell? This question came up recently when jewelry artist Roslyn asked whether I recommend using people to model jewelry for photos. Actually, I can see both sides of this issue. Here I’ll present some points both for and […]
The magic ingredient that makes some jewelry photos absolutely breathtaking – and how you can achieve it when photographing your own jewelry.
When I photograph earrings, I’ve found that it’s nearly impossible to make both earrings appear perfectly vertical and perfectly parallel to each other in the finished photo. It doesn’t matter how precisely aligned they seem when I’m shooting or scanning them – they’re still always a bit off-kilter in the picture. But this frustration led […]