I've sure you've seen it all over the web, but you may not have realized this type of photo had a name.
It's quite fitting actually, but not something I had given much thought to prior to hearing the term flatlay about a year ago.
Let's take a look at how you can make your flatlay photos stand out!
Because having great photos is a sure fire way to increase engagement on social media, increase traffic to your site AND increase sales!!
Need I say more?!
Flatlays are a popular trend used to highlight products and tell a story, especially on Pinterest and IG.
Minimal/clean looks work well with flatlays.
Be mindful of your lighting, just like you would with any other photo.
Good lighting is a MUST!
Be careful with your angle.
Are your photos working against you?
Bad photos tell your customers that you're unprofessional, sloppy, and don't pay attention to detail.
But you know that already, don't you? You just can't afford to spring for a camera. That money could go towards your mortgage or your kids.
Back up a second, what if I told you I could teach you how to up your photography game? Better imagery, more clients, more time.
No fancy camera needed!
The free Blogger's 5 Day Photo Challenge will up-level your photos and will have your customers raving!
Using high-quality business photos will:
Do you know what it takes to achieve high-quality photos for your blog or biz?
If you thought equipment, you’re wrong. You can create high-quality images with just your smartphone!!
KISS - less is more
Background - simple neutral color or mild textures work best.
Have space between the objects
Play with negative space
Sticking with a color theme really makes these photos stand out so stick to 2-3 colors max.
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If highlighting your products, be careful with your editing. You want true to life colors and want the products showcased, not leaving the customer wondering what it actually looks like.
If you’re just having fun, get creative with editing.
Vary the depth of items to add interest leave space for words, etc.
Get creative, have fun and
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Amy is the owner extraordinaire at Learn Blog Photography and Amy Paris Photography. She's a single mom to an amazing teenage son. She's passionate about photography and skiing (downhill), the faster the better! Sign up for a FREE 30-min call to light up your photos & biz! bit.ly/2udzBXB