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DSLR Camera Settings for Jewelry Photography

This quick camera settings guide skips the theory and walks you through how to determine the best DSLR camera setting for photographing jewelry based on your lighting set up. These guidelines are applicable for any DSLR – Nikon or Canon. Who...

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Wholesale Jewelry Supplies – Best Places to Buy

If your business is growing due to selling wholesale to stores or via retail marketplaces, you’re probably starting to look around for wholesale jewelry supplies. If you’ve been buying from local suppliers and are interested in exploring...

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7 Simple Jewelry Photography Props You Can Use

This is an overview of the jewelry photography props that I use. By props, I mean the things I use to hold jewelry so I can photograph it in the angle or position that I need to. The images below were taken while working on a project for Sea Lustre...

Guide to Selling Jewelry Wholesale to Stores

10 Step Guide to Selling Handmade Jewelry To Stores

I work with many handmade jewelry designers who want product photos for their website. However, I find that very few of them work with retailers and sell their jewelry wholesale to boutiques. This introductory 10-step guide will help designers start...

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DSLR Camera Settings for Jewelry Photography

This quick camera settings guide skips the theory and walks you through how to determine the best DSLR camera setting for photographing jewelry based on your lighting set up. These guidelines are applicable for any DSLR – Nikon or Canon. Who...

Best Camera and Lens for Jewelry Photography

Best Camera and Lens for Jewelry Photography?

There is no such thing as the best lens or best camera for jewelry photography. Why? Because you can get the same quality jewelry product photos using so many different cameras and lenses. The question should be – what is the best camera and...

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Sell Jewelry Online: 8 Etsy Alternatives

Have you settled into a routine selling jewelry in your Etsy store? Are you looking for Etsy alternative websites to sell your handmade jewelry? For independent jewelry artisans, creating a shop on Etsy is an obvious first choice. Etsy is one of the...

Macro Jewelry Photography

Macro Jewelry Photography & Focus Stacking

Macro photography isn’t just about buying a macro lens. There is a lot more to it. When photographing small jewelry products like rings, tiny studs, etc, you need to shoot from up close i.e. your camera needs to be around 8-12 inches away from...

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Product Photography – RAW v. JPEG v. TIFF

Sometimes I have clients ask me for RAW images as output from a catalog photography project. This post is to explain the differences between the different file formats. Our output only includes JPG or PNG (if you need a transparent background) file...

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How to Hire a Jewelry Photographer

Photographing jewelry is very different than photographing other products since you have to deal with reflections, scratches on metal, gemstones glare, etc. Here is a list of questions you should ask before you move ahead with a photographer. View...

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Online Jewelry Photography Courses

Jewelry photography can be challenging if you don’t have the right lighting, photoshop skills and props. But like most other things, there are different approaches to do the job. Some photographers prefer to set the lighting up perfectly for...

What is DPI?

What is DPI?

DPI is often misunderstood, especially when it comes to images used for the web. What is DPI and when do you need to think about it? Do you need 300DPI? Should you care? Here is a short description and some examples of use. DPI stands for Dots Per...