How to Photograph for Fashion and Style Blogs by Sasha

Friday, March 22, 2013

Hi Clothed Much readers! I'm Sasha. I'm the voice behind Moiology. (Read more about Sasha as one of our blog crushes here!)

This post might be more geared towards my fellow style bloggers. But if you are thinking about creating your own style blog in the near future this might be handy to know, so stick around!

So, my fellow style bloggers... Today I want to talk about photography for style blogs.

When I first started about 6 months ago with my blog, I searched all over the internet for tips and tricks for great photography for style blogs. I don't know if my searching skills are just plain awful, but I could not find anything that was useful. Since I started to receive some questions about this topic more often, I thought I'd share this with you guys. Hopefully someone who is barely starting out with their blog can benefit from it!

This post isn't about cameras, lenses, exposure, post processing, or anything like that. I'm going to talk about what I like to call... "shot list." A shot list will give the photographer an itemized idea of what he or she should focus on photographing. In my opinion, you always want to try to have at least 4 various shots of your outfit. Also, just keep in mind that you don't need your boyfriend, husband, fiance, or your mom to get these shots. If you are a tripod user, you can easily get these shots too!

The "head to toe" shot is almost mandatory for style blogs. This shot will allow your readers to get a feel of your entire ensemble with one glance. I usually like using "head to toe" shots as my very first image on my post.

Upper body shots are also part of the package. Breaking up your outfit photos by each section will help your readers digest your outfit better.

If we have the "upper body" shot, we definitely need a shot for your lower body! This is where your feet posing will come to play.

Your outfit post cannot be complete without capturing your little details! This is the shot that will showcase your jewelry and accessories.

I hope this shot list will come in handy for some of you guys! If you have any questions feel free to leave a comment. :)

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  1. great tips!

    xo Jennifer

  2. Great tips and shots. I love the outfit too!

  3. Thanks for sharing! I think I might have to try some of these shots. Have a great weekend!

  4. Thank you for having me CM!
    I'm so honored to be part of this awesome blog and community!


  5. This is super helpful; thanks for posting!

  6. Paula Beatriz PetersMarch 25, 2013 at 1:15 PM

    Great tips! Specially the one about photographing the details, I always forget that... xx

  7. I always have a really hard time with head-to-toe shots. What's the best distance/camera height to achieve those?