What do you like to see in the photos included in patterns and magazines? Do you want simple, straightforward shots with a plain background? Artistic compositions with creative focus and atmospheric styling? A person wearing the item? The item arranged precisely on a mannequin?
No pattern or photo will every please everyone, but are there some basic requirements that should be present or absent from every product photo?
Here is one example from the photo shoot yesterday. I'm greatly enjoying the pretty light we were able to capture thanks to the barn wall and its perfect, open shade.
And remember my impromptu poll in the first paragraph. I really would love to hear your thoughts about pattern photography. What matters most? Least? What catches your eye?