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How to Take Photos Using Models


Nothing will help sell your wearable items online better than beautifully modeled photos. Models give the shopper an idea of what the piece will look like on and helps convey the mood and style of your work. On top of that, modeled photos get lots of attention from curators — people are very drawn to the human face.

In this video, Minkie of the Etsy shop Minxshop shares her tips for taking modeled photos. Minxshop has gotten lots of attention because of her photos. She’s been Etsy’s Featured Seller, has been featured on a number of major blogs, and has made multiple appearances on Etsy’s homepage and in our shopping emails.

Be sure to watch the first video in this series, Great Product Photos: An Introduction.

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