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I have two new favorite photography tricks to share with you. The first I found online at I Am Momma- Hear Me Roar (http://iammommahearmeroar.blogspot.com/2010/06/photography-tips-part-1.html). I think white makes a great background for blog photos and makes them look so much more professional. The trick is to just take a picture using a piece of poster board. To take a picture of the item using white under the item and in the background, simply prop it up against the wall like this:
Then I just got down to floor level to take the picture, which is where the next photo trick comes in. I learned this from a girl at a craft party. Basically you just take a piece of plain white paper and hold it flush against your flash. It takes a photo from looking too bright and glowy like this
Try it! It really helps to improve the look of photos when you need a flash, but hate the way a photograph with flash looks. So there you go – 2 tips for improving your blog photos for less than 50 cents!