Seller Handbook

Advice and inspiration for successfully running your Etsy shop

The Ultimate Guide to Product Photography

Learn everything you need to know about how to take photos that get shoppers to click and buy, including tips on lighting, shooting, editing, and more.

By Etsy Staff Jun 27, 2017

Why Product Photography Is Important

Learn why photos are key to selling online in Chapter 1 of Etsy's Ultimate Guide to Product Photography.

By Etsy Staff May 29, 2017

7 Essential Types of Product Photos

Learn how to take photos that communicate vital information about your product in Chapter 2 of Etsy's Ultimate Guide to Product Photography.

By Etsy Staff May 29, 2017

Choosing Your Camera and Equipment

What's the best equipment for you? Learn how to select the right tools for your photo shoot in Chapter 3 of our Ultimate Guide to Product Photography.

By Etsy Staff May 29, 2017

How to Build a DIY Photography Light Box

In Chapter 4 of our Ultimate Guide to Product Photography, learn to create your own DIY light box for product photo shoots.

By Etsy Staff May 29, 2017

Getting to Know Your Camera

New to photography? In Chapter 5 of our Ultimate Guide to Product Photography, you'll learn the basics of various camera modes and settings.

By Etsy Staff May 29, 2017

How to Shoot Your Products

In Chapter 6 of our Ultimate Guide to Product Photography, you'll learn everything you need to know to do a successful photo shoot of your products.

By Etsy Staff May 29, 2017

Case Study: Taking Photographs With a Phone

In Chapter 7 of our Ultimate Guide to Product Photography, learn how one seller overcame the challenge of using an iPhone to photograph her products.

By Etsy Staff May 29, 2017

How to Style Product Photos

Learn how to use styling, props, models, and seasonal touches to make your photos pop in Chapter 8 of our Ultimate Guide to Product Photography.

By Etsy Staff May 29, 2017

Case Study: How to Photograph Vintage and One-of-a-kind Items

In Chapter 9 of our Ultimate Guide to Photography, learn how two vintage sellers overcame the challenge of efficiently photographing their unique finds.

By Etsy Staff May 29, 2017