30 Free Backgrounds for Photos (From Around Your Home!)

I’m always on the lookout for cheap or free things to use as photography backgrounds, and I’m always surprised at how much I can find just by looking at things laying around my house.  Chances are you’ve got plenty of inspiration tucked away in drawers or closets.  Go on –…

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How to Take Great Looking White Background Photos

White backgrounds are super popular, and for good reason!  White backgrounds look crisp and fresh, and Etsy especially seems to love ’em!  Just check out Etsy’s front page on any random day to see a bunch of white background photos: Capturing this look is easy, even for beginners – you…

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Anatomy of a DIY Home Photo Studio

My house has a very small extra bedroom.  It isn’t good for much besides storing junk, but it’s the best-lit room in the house so I cleaned out the junk and turned it into a little photo studio! I built this studio through trial and error, but now it’s ready…

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Table Top Photo Studio Kit Reviews and Comparison Chart

While many DIYers try to go it alone, purchasing a relatively inexpensive table top photo studio kit can save you a lot of time spent building your own photo studio. What is a table top photo studio kit? A table top photo studio kit is an “all in one” package…

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5 Free Ways to Take Better Craft Photos

Great photos are essential when selling your crafts online!  Your photos are your sales pitch and your only chance to show potential buyers how well-made and beautiful your crafts are.  But if you’re a DIY-er, you probably don’t have a huge budget or a lot of time to dedicate to…

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