Photos on my eBay Auctions:contemporary lights
contemporary lights On another forum I’m involved with, someone’s asked an excellent question: I need to
Sell products on eBay, but I
Need to include photographs with my things. How can I do this? What type of camera
The very first step will be to buy a digicam. It is possible to use a film camera, get the prints
Developed and then scan them in, however you can purchase an entry level digital camera
For exactly the same price as a low end scanner, and it is a lot more easy to use!A few example cameras that have a good reputation, from Amazon: A very
Affordable camera – on sale now – is the Digital Concepts VGA Camera (presently $49), and if you want to
get a known brand, as I’d advocate, then you definitely can’t go wrong with the Fujifilm FinePix 1400 (about $70), the Kodak DC215 (about $60), or the marginally more
contemporary lights Epson PhotoPC 750Z (about $100).
Getting good results from a camera is not trivial, however, especially if you are
Trying to shoot a picture of a publication, statue, CD cover or item of clothing. That’s where
It’s fine to be able to take pictures that are fifty, download them and, to your computer
pick the best one of the bunch. Unlike movie photography, this will not cost you a nickel.
Only time… A general suggestion for taking good merchandise shots would be to have tons of light. If
Move, if you have floor lamps
Them around and point them directly on the item. In addition, use a colour that is neutral
Sheet or blanket as a background for the thing: you do not desire to distract potential
buyers with your household litter. Then hold your camera very, very secure
(consider having it on a chair or, ideally, a tripod) and slowly click the button to take
the photo. If your photos are blurry, try shooting another and moving back a foot or so
Photo. Once you’ve taken a merchandise photo you like (and don’t be discouraged if it
Appears difficult. There are professional photographers who specialize in product and
catalog photography and it’s quite an art!) then crop it tightly so that the
Picture is about the product and as little else as possible. If you are using a
blanket as a background, as an example, it should just be visible on the borders of the
Photo. A product picture that reveals lots of detail will be appreciated by bidders
about the merchandise and nothing else.
iPhoto, whatever), make sure the ultimate picture resolution is 75dpi, not 300dpi,
height of 300 pixels: and do it with “keep image proportions” empowered so that you
Do not distort the photo. Save it as a JPEG, not a GIF, since it will keep the
nuances of color much better.
Excellent. Now you have a picture ready to upload to eBay with your next auction! When
You’re inputting the auction information, you’ll get to some step where it provides you with the
Opportunity to add a photograph, which’s what you would like to do.
servers along with your other auction tips, and you’ll be well on your own way to
Becoming an accurate Powerseller!While I add my eBay auctions and photographs, I use a quite more high-priced
(about $2000) camera set up, a Nikon D100 digital with studio light and similar
gear. It’s possible for you to see some of my photographic work.
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