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How to Build a Beach Photoshoot

Stuck in a landlocked area miles away from the water? Bundled up for snowy “spring” weather and dreaming of sunshine and tropical views?  If you need to hit the beach for your next product photoshoot but can’t, you can build…

How to Break into Product Photography

If you could be or do anything in the world, what would you choose? What’s your dream career? I know, I know. I’m starting off this blog with a heavy question, aren’t I?  But seriously! Maybe you’ve always dreamed of…

LISH x Sharper Image Commercial Photoshoot Recap

Time for another client case study! If you enjoyed seeing the process and the photos behind my Fun Wine photoshoot, I’m back with another commercial photoshoot recap for you. The client: Sharper Image I had the opportunity to team up…

Food Styling Trick: Salt Rim Margaritas

I don’t know about you guys, but with warmer temps coming, I have spring and summer treats on the brain. I’ll take all the fresh fruit, pastel-colored Easter candy, and pretty flowers, please! Plus, there’s nothing like chillin’ by the…

A Simple Photography Hack for Stacking Fruit

One of my favorite parts of my job as a stylist is coming up with wacky, weird, and sometimes complicated food styling tricks! Like using glue as fake “milk” splashes in a shoot, or making a beverage look perfectly chilled…

DIY Textured Photo Backdrop

DIY Textured Photo Backdrop Photo backdrops are one of my favorite ways to boost a photoshoot. An eye-popping backdrop can really take a photo to the next level. Like this pretty painted Valentine’s Day backdrop, or this bright and colorful…

Cheap Marble Alternatives for Photos

4 Cheap Marble Alternatives Want that fancy, upscale marble look without dropping dollars on real, solid marble? You can get the look for less! Here are four of my favorite cheap marble alternatives to use in your next photoshoot.  Vinyl…

How to Hang Background Paper

How to Hang Background Paper I am a big lover of seamless paper rolls. I use them for photo backdrops all the time — and I’ve shared where to buy them and how to use it for flatlays. But how…


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