Materials kept in simple and inexpensive plastic boxes, all organized. Finished products in protective bags. Pliers right at hand.
After experimenting with the best place in my house for taking photos of jewelry, it's right here at the top of my couch by the window. I use textured scrapbooking paper from Michael's for the background. My macro setting doesn't capture the shine of the jewels so I have to use Manual focus which eats up my camera batteries like crazy.
Here are the shots made with this set up:
Here is my example of a BAD photo. It has been cloudy for days and it turned out so blurry. I have 6 more jewelry pieces to photograph and I'm waiting for the sun.
I tried to use my white balance feature and this is what happened... a pink background! I have a lot to learn about white balance!
What do you struggle with while taking photos for Etsy?