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Old 07-14-2010, 01:25
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How do YOU take pictures of your headbands if you don't have a model? I am hoping someone has a trick to make them look beautiful, even if they are without form!

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Old 07-14-2010, 01:33
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I use a vase.
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Old 07-14-2010, 01:35
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It's hard, and I hate to not have a model because it is work on the head so differently. My theme in my shop is a frame.
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Old 07-14-2010, 01:44
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It's hard, and I hate to not have a model because it is work on the head so differently. My theme in my shop is a frame.
I completely agree, it's so hard without a model. Especially on some of the more unique headbands, that are kind of hard to picture if they aren't on some adorable little girl.

I just started retaking all of my photos & I've been using a picture frame as well. But I've tried to get pictures a few different ways for each item, so hopefully they have a really good idea of what it looks like from all angles. For hard headbnds, I'm trying not to use anything, so it looks like they're standing up magically. Otherwise I use a vase.
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Old 07-14-2010, 01:46
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A girl I know used to use a small little fishbowl full of pearl like beads and lace.
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Old 07-14-2010, 01:48
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I just use a white background and do close-ups. You can touch them up for free on picnik.
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Old 07-14-2010, 02:38
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A girl I know used to use a small little fishbowl full of pearl like beads and lace.
That sounds very pretty!
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Old 07-14-2010, 02:50
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My photographer uses clamps, I think... I don't have my memory stick with me right now to upload pics but you can check out my website at www.olivejuicestore.com . Click on the Headbands tab and you'll see some of the headbands. She gets them to stand upright somehow. I can ask if you're interested.
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Old 07-14-2010, 03:22
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It's hard, and I hate to not have a model because it is work on the head so differently. My theme in my shop is a frame.
I love your headbands..so chic and the way you photographed them too! did you take those pics yourself?
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Old 07-14-2010, 03:52
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I love your headbands..so chic and the way you photographed them too! did you take those pics yourself?
Thank you! Yup I took them myself.
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