January 2018

How to photograph white products on a white background

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Taking photos for your online shop, you want the image to be one that will get the attention of a potential buyer. The image should show the item at it's best and yet representing it as close as possible to reality

 Having a white background enables a dramatic eye catching image and a more uniform presentation of your online shop

So you need to take good photos, but  you are not a professional photographer and you don't have the professional gear for it

Having a small struggling online shop, you can't afford an expensive photographing gear

DIY copper patina

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Start by cleaning the copper as detailed here

https://underlyingsimplicity.indiemade.com/blog/diy-cleaning-vintage-copper

Follow the instruction up to step 4

 In a large enough covered plastic box, lay two- three layers of paper towels soaked in the vinegar- salt solution

( Take the copper dish out of the vinegar solution ( as detailed on step 4.

Do not wipe or wash it. Try not to touch the copper with your fingers

Sprinkle some kitchen salt over the dish

Cover the box and leave for a few days for patina to be developed.