Edit Your Product Photos in 5 Minutes (or Less!)

You’ve got the photo you snapped of said product. 

And that’s where it falls apart. 

Your shot is dark and dull. The background is hazy, maybe shadows are messing with your vision. And your product just looks, well, flat. 

In short, there’s no way in hell you’d consider sharing that image online. And you’re feeling frustrated. Again. Ugh. 

I’ve been there. In this post, I’m sharing the best tricks and tips I learned from running my own fashion boutique to edit on the fly for product photos that look like there were professionally shot. Like, the kind that will make your IG tribe drool over your goods.

Let’s go! 

My Top 2 fave editing apps 

The right tools make all the difference. 

Friend, meet Photoshop Express, your new BFF when it comes to creating images to instill that lovely add-to-cart feeling in your followers. Designed for on-the-go editing, it’s got tons of quick-fix features to make your product pics POP! 

I also love Snapseed for its range of tools and features. I am seriously dependent on its brush tool. It’s like camera Prosecco.  

Edit like a Boss in 10 Easy Steps? You betcha. 

You know I’m here for you, right? Think of me as your product photography den mother, who wants to save you time, energy, money and mental bandwidth by being totally honest about what I did wrong so you can learn from my missteps. That’s why I created Photos That Sell, my handy free product photography guide. 

In it, you’ll find a whole step-by-step section on how to edit in 10 easy steps, and written in everyday English. No technical photography speak here. Just straightforward advice on how to import, adjust exposure, maximize effects, and more. From snapping to posting online, I boil the process down to actionable advice on how to use the brush tool, saturation, and a whole lotta other stuff.

Now you go. 

Print out my guide and give it a try. And keep going. The more you edit, the quicker your fingers will get. In no time, you’ll be whipping out gorgeous pics that engage your followers, convert them into customers and build tight brand loyalty.

Check out these before and after photo results after getting the guide from our friends at The Urban Shoe Myth:

Exactly the point, right?