How to DIY your way to pro-level product photography.

Get ready to take your product photography skills to the next level without a studio or expensive new equipment.

Getting started in product photography can seem daunting, with many photographers assuming you need expensive lights and equipment to get pro-level results. However, you can DIY your way to magazine-quality images in no time with just a few simple tricks and some common household items.

Build a DIY product photography studio.

To take great product photos, you’ll need a good workspace. You can build a DIY product photo studio in your home or office using a few simple materials. Here’s what you’ll need:

Use household props to add visual interest.

In product photography, “setting the scene” with props and interesting textures can make the products stand out and add visual interest that draws the eye to the image. Here are some common items you can use in your product photography:

It’s easy to DIY your way to creating interesting, high-quality product photography. Discover more ways to use Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom to make your product photography pop.