How do I take good pictures for Etsy?

5 Essential Tips for Etsy Product Photography

  1. #1: Use a simple background to let your product shine.
  2. #2: Create a cohesive look for your shop.
  3. #3: Use natural light.
  4. #4: Take shots that show scale, detail & function.
  5. #5: Make a few simple edits.
  6. Takeaways for Great Product Photography.

Is Etsy worth it for photography?

Photography is a popular category on Etsy, and many photographers use the platform to sell their artwork. With the benefits of traffic also comes competition. While many sellers make a full-time living on Etsy, 65% earn less than $100 per year from their shops.

What size should my photos be for Etsy?

The recommended size for listing images is 2000px for the shortest side of the image, and a resolution of 72PPI. Images larger than 1MB in file size may not finish uploading, especially on a slower internet connection.

How do I create an Etsy shop photo?

To upload a profile photo:

  1. On, click Shop Manager.
  2. Click the pencil icon next to your shop name under Sales Channels.
  3. Click the camera icon on your shop owner photo.
  4. Click Choose a file.
  5. Select your file and click Choose.

How do you stage a product photo?

Product Photography Tips and Process

  1. Set up your background.
  2. Set up your product.
  3. Adjust your lighting.
  4. Use a tripod.
  5. Pick the right camera.
  6. Take multiple pictures and evaluate.
  7. Retouch your pictures.
  8. Optimize images.

What kind of photography sells best on Etsy?

Photographers selling physical prints of their photographs is popular on Etsy. Customers like to hang pictures in their offices and homes, so it’s a guaranteed way of making money. Selling photos on printed paper like a traditional photographer is workable.

Can I sell my digital photos on Etsy?

Digital Prints If you don’t want to worry about logistics, you can sell digital versions of your pictures. Users will get a download link to your photo as soon as they buy it. This is one of the easiest and fastest ways to earn money on Etsy.

Should I watermark my photos on Etsy?

Incorporate your brand into your images. While some sellers use watermarks, we generally wouldn’t recommend them. Using watermarks makes photos unsuitable for features within Etsy (like Etsy Finds emails), and ineligible for off-site advertising programs like Google Shopping.

Should Etsy photos be square?

Etsy Profile Photo Just upload a square image that showcases who you are and aligns with your brand identity. We recommend uploading an image that is at least 400 x 400 pixels, just to ensure that it is the same high quality as the rest of your shop.

How many photos can you have on Etsy?

10 photos
More photos: Now, when you create a new listing or edit an existing listing on Etsy or Pattern, you’ll have the option to add up to 10 photos. With five additional spots for photos, you can show off even more aspects of your products and give shoppers additional details about the variations you offer.

What you need to know before opening an Etsy shop?

Five Things to do Before Opening an Etsy Shop

  • Open a separate bank account. Opening a new bank account specifically for your new business is the number one thing I recommend when people ask questions about getting started.
  • Perfect Your Product.
  • Take Product Photos.
  • Research Competition and Pricing.
  • Choose a Name.