Create beautiful handcrafted product photos that inspire customers and light up the algorithm

You lovingly craft beautiful products and works of art to share with the world. But when it comes to taking photos of them?

That creative energy grinds to a halt, and you disappointingly end up with drab, boring product images that don’t do your work justice.

Not understanding the techniques can trip up even the most wildly creative people.

You create incredibly beautiful things, but capturing images of them that are equally artistic and intriguing just isn't working. And in a world that is becoming increasingly virtual, artists and creatives need to effectively market themselves in a virtual world - that means captivating and compelling product images are a MUST.

Here’s the good news.

Once you understand the technique and intention behind styled product images, you will be able to craft stunning, impactful brand and product photos that blow your old photos out of the water. Your new, compelling, styled images will not only attract the *right* customers who will fall in love with your work, but you will fall in love with product photography for your business. Win-win, right?
Beautiful, compelling product photos require purposeful technique.

Learning the craft of creative photo styling allows you to:

  • Create compelling images and stand out in a saturated online environment
  • Be recognizable with a consistent, distinctive brand aesthetic for your business
  • Light up the search + social algorithms with images that inspire engagement
  • Evoke emotion + inspire shoppers to buy through images that tell a story
  • Feel confident sharing + selling your work in the bustling virtual marketplace
  • Fall in love with crafting beautiful, creative product images of your work

Inside Product Photo Styling you will...

  • Deep dive into your branding & establish a unique style guide for your photos
  • Develop a shortlist of props that will become your go-to pieces for amplifying your brand story
  • Hone in on a small selection of backgrounds that are the perfect compliment for your brand aesthetic
  • Become familiar with different compositions for styled photos that draw the attention to your products or artwork
  • Weave emotive and compelling visual storytelling into your images that will inspire engagement and move buyers to take action
"Thank you for your simple photo course! It was really insightful. I thought my photos were pretty good but I'm embarrassed to look back. Here's a before your course and after - minor tweaks, namely the marble background idea which I loved!!"

The Lessons

  • Brand Consistency & Your Ideal Customer

    Establish consistency in your styled photos by making them on-brand and styled so they attract your ideal customers.

  • Props

    How to choose the right props that will be the perfect compliment to your brand and product (and where to source them).

  • Backgrounds

    The guidelines for appropriate backgrounds for styled photos, and how to choose the right background that’s a fit for your products and brand.

  • Prop & Product Arrangement

    Arrange your props + product and compose the photo in a way that make your product the focal point of the image, while the props remain supportive and enhance the overall look and attractiveness of the photo

  • Visual Storytelling

    Use props, backgrounds, and arrangement to tell an impactful story and communicate a narrative that will resonate with your ideal customers, creating feelings of desire and compelling them to actually buy.

  • Social Media vs Product Listing Photos

    Learn the different roles played by social media and product listing photos and how to share the right photos in the right places.

Bonus Resouces

Also included in your enrollment to help you run with your new creative photo ideas:
  • 90+ Props Ideas

  • Style Guide Canva Template

  • PDF Workbook

  • Access to an exclusive students-only MAPP community group

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the class delivered?

    Product Photo Styling is delivered via video lessons inside your secure course area. The videos include verbal instruction and plenty of visuals. You also will receive PDF downloads, a style guide template, and more.

  • Is the class self-paced?

    Yes. You can complete the class as quickly as you want or you can take your time. You can also revisit the lessons as often as you need.

  • Can I use my smartphone camera?

    Absolutely, Product Photo Styling is applicable to anyone who wants to take more creative photos, regardless of camera.

  • How long will I have access?

    You will have lifetime access to this class. “Lifetime” refers to the lifetime of the class and Maker's Academy of Product Photography. As long as it's is offered, you will have access to it and any updates. Should the class no longer continue to be hosted on my site, you will have ample opportunity to download the lessons for your own personal future reference.

  • What if I have questions or want feedback?

    When you enroll in any MAPP class, you are invited to join the private student community where you can ask questions, get feedback, and connect with other learners.

  • Is this for any kind of product?

    The styling principles outlined in Product Photo Styling are applicable to any product, from jewelry to quilts to wall art (and everything in between).

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Hi, I'm Amy.

Through my signature, no-muss no-fuss teaching style, I teach exactly what you need to know through clear, simple steps, which enables you to take gorgeous product photos, quickly and easily. Swirl in a healthy dose of creativity and artistic approach, and these beautiful images allow you to effectively market your products and themselves. That’s why I’ve become the go-to instructor for brand and product photography, having taught over 1500 makers and creatives through my courses.
"I took your Pretty Easy Photo styling course last week and it was so valuable. I feel like the photos I was able to take today are just at a whole other level than anything I've done up to this point. The course was packed with tips and tricks and I couldn't be more happy with the results. So grateful for the knowledge you shared through this course!"

Start taking creative and compelling product photos that are as remarkable as your creations