• The Flat Lay Props You Need Right Now!

    22 Mar , 2019

    Building a strong flat lay kit gives you the flexibility to create a strong flat lay anywhere, even under a time crunch. Here are the 6 items we keep going back to over and over again that give us fool proof, beautiful flat lays every time.  1. TRAY A beautiful tray allows you to pull whatever elements you're photographing together in a second, and always gives you a cohesive image....

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  • How to Make Wedding Flat Lays that Will Get You Higher Paying Clients

    20 Mar , 2019

    I've photographed a lot of weddings over my 11 year career, and the first bride that ever asked me to do flat lays was one of my highest end weddings. I find that showing you care about the details of someone's wedding day with flat lays can absolutely get you more discerning clients who want you to pay attention to flat lays on the wedding day. Wedding flat lays are...

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  • Good Light Matters in Flat Lay Photography, Here's How to Find it

    01 Feb , 2019

    The word photography is taken from Greek roots and literally means "drawing with light". Whether you're taking pictures of your flat lays with a phone or a camera, you need good light in the right spot to get a good photo. Keeping it simple with natural light either outside or inside is always ideal if you have access to the space for it, and that's what we'll show in this...

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  • How to Use Vessels in Flat Lays

    01 Feb , 2019

    Vessels are a wonderful tool that can be used to pull a flat lay together and add a sense of place and story to your flat lay. Vessels can be anything from a tiny pinch bowl to a large tray or bowl, plates, or pieces of organic material like slate, etc. Gathering a diverse collection of styling vessels will allow you to include them in your flat lays over and...

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  • Read This Before Doing Another Flat Lay

    01 Feb , 2019

    Do you sometimes struggle to get a good flat lay no matter what you do? Here are the two most common flat lay mistakes, and how to easily fix them to get beautiful flat lays every time. RANDOM PLACEMENT OF OBJECTS Less is more, so when in doubt about the number of objects you're using, take some away. Nothing makes a flat lay messy looking faster than too many randomly...

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