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Bears and Ellie

Created in this Craftsy Course

Shoot It! A Product Photography Primer taught by Caro Sheridan

Need help selling your sweater pattern or any other handmade good online? Caro Sheridan will show you how to compose on-figure fashion photos and capture beautiful product shots.

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Teddymaker on craftsy.com

Can you tell us about any special equipment or techniques that you used? Photo taken with Lumix G1 and black artboard background

Teddymaker on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? This photo was taken in ordinary daylight in my conservatory. I tried photos using pale green, pale pink, pale blue and cream backgrounds before settling on black. I love the fact that the colours are exactly the same as the hand dyed mohair I used for the bears. Getting the colour right is SO important when selling bears over the Internet.

Teddymaker on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? I'm not good enough at photography to give advice, but natural light and large artboard backgrounds work for me.

Teddymaker on craftsy.com

Wow! What an awesome job.

03/05/2013 Flag

Many thanks!

03/06/2013 Flag

This is beautiful. I love how the pink bear is looking at the blue one! The lighting is perfect too. The only criticism I have for this is that the green and red on the tablecloth(?) seem to clash with the colours of the bear and my eyes keep getting drawn to the leaves. I hope you don't mind me saying that. It is a beautiful photo though!

03/05/2013 Flag

I totally agree. The colours of the strawberries on the tablecloth are too strong against the pastel colours of the bears.

03/06/2013 Flag

This is a wonderful little vignette! Nicely done! Fabulous!

03/05/2013 Flag

Thank you, Caro

03/06/2013 Flag

Adorable!! My aunt collects teddies and I'm sure she would love one of those. Do you have a website?

03/08/2013 Flag

Thank you! I do have a blog - www.teddybuys.blogspot.com

03/09/2013 Flag

Thank your will check it out;)

05/06/2013 Flag

Love all your adorable little critters. They all have such sweet expressions.

07/07/2013 Flag