DIY Photo Backdrop with Michael Miller Fabrics

Photo backdrops can be expensive and some of the best ones are rolls without a stiff background, which can make things challenging if your home photography studio has uneven surfaces. In today’s tutorial, I’m sharing how to make a DIY photo backdrop using simple materials and less than a yard of fabric. This post contains … Read more

How To Photograph Handmade Crafts with Flat Lay

Do your beautiful, handmade crafts look boring, ugly, or unrecognizable when you share them online? Are you finding it difficult to cut through the noise and get your Etsy shop or patterns noticed? Today, I’m sharing my 10 tips for how to photograph your handmade crafts with flat lay. These tips will take your pictures … Read more

Maker Photo Month Instagram Challenge 2019

Did you know that May is National Photography Month (and has been since 1987)? That’s ok, I didn’t know it either until just a few days ago! I’m going to take advantage of the timing of getting a new camera a few weeks ago and focus (pun intended) on building my craft photography skills during … Read more

3KCBWDAY2 – Photography challenge

    The backstory: I usually schedule my posts during the week, but I thought it would be more fun if I posted during each day for Knitting and Crochet Blog Week.  Photography is something that I’ve been working on since I started this blog, and today’s challenge definitely had me stumped.  (I’ve already seen … Read more

Stashbusting and shooting (pictures, that is)

I’ve recently been hit by an attack of the granny square.  Perhaps (finally!) finishing the granny square blanket for my sister has reminded me of my tremendous love for grannies and of blanket-making.  In any event, since last week I’ve dug through my stash to work on several granny square projects for charity. I revived … Read more