• Wedding Flat Lays

    20 Mar , 2019

    Wedding flat lays are one of the most popular ways flat lays are used, and they can be difficult to do well because of the time crunch wedding photographers often find themselves in. Here are 5 tips to making your wedding flat lays easy and fool proof with photos from a real wedding by Taken by Sarah Photography 1. Get a Styling Mat! The Styling Mat was designed by a...

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  • Flat Lay Photos: How to Find the Best Light

    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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  • How to Make Your Flat Lays Look Natural

    01 Feb , 2019

    The formula to a natural looking flat lay that makes sense and evokes curiosity to the viewer is exactly like forming a well written sentence. Think beyond what you see being used over and over again in flat lays (i.e. ribbons, ring boxes, invitations, coffee cups) and tell a story with your objects instead of simply adding elements that may or may not make sense for the sake of adding...

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