How to Take Amazing Photos at Home

How to Take Outstanding Photographs at Home

I’m not a professional photographer, but I need to take good shots of some products now and then to post on social media or blog. One of my pet peeves is publishing bad quality pictures on my website.

Luckily, my husband is a great amateur photographer and he gives me some tips on how to take travel photos perfectly.

Even though, it’s important to learn a few tricks to help you to take better pictures at home without professional help.

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Photo by Ferdinand Stöhr on Unsplash

Use a Tripod

I have vivid memories of looking for extra help when using my professional camera to take some photos of some products or recording an unboxing video for my YouTube channel.

The only way of doing it by yourself would be using a tripod to have a steady camera.

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Photo by Diego Gennaro on Unsplash

 Get Photography backdrops

Sometimes, we just need to be a bit of more creative when taking the perfect photo indoors. Especially if you don’t live in a house designed like the ones, we can find in popular Pinterest boards.

In this case, photography backdrops can be a lifesaver. In the times like this when you can’t have photo sessions in a studio, a photography backdrop can be the most affordable and effective solution to make outstanding shots.

You can choose from monochromatic to abstract scenes, Let’s your imagination flows.

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Photo by chuttersnap on Unsplash

Avoid using Flash

I was never keen on using flash, anyway. The truth is that we always should use natural lighting in our photos.

The camera’s flash doesn’t light the room in the right way. They create a natural harsh light. Not to mention that it’s quite difficult to get rid of the famous red eyes and reflection on windows.

It’s a complete disaster when photographing indoors. Always go for the long exposure to be on the safe side.

Featured Image | Reinhart Julian on Unsplash

Simone Ribeiro
I'm a Brazilian journalist based in West Midlands. In Brazil, I have worked with International Trade and Logistics publications.

Now in the UK, I keep writing and I dedicate myself to a new project : Midlands Trade - a blog focused on business in Europe and Brazil. It's also supporting small businesses throughout the #MeetTheBusiness.

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