When you decide to take pictures of your salon, it would be awesome to use some highly effective strategies to show your salon at its best. You would not want to waste your effort, so we assembled a list of what you must do.
Visit How to take gorgeous photos for your salon (a DIY guide) for a more detailed blog post. Here are a just a few things to remember you decide to take photos of a Hair Salon.
Use a Good Camera
If your phone does not have a good camera, you might want to consider investing in a DSLR. Besides, used ones don’t cost that much. It’s a good thing the new smartphone models are equipped with excellent cameras. When you post the pictures, nobody will ever know that you used your smartphone. You can even take advantage of all the features it has as long as it contributes to a good cause.
Only Show the Best Photos
Get everyone’s opinion regarding which photos are the best ones. When the majority has decided, it would be time to post those things only. You don’t need to post all the photos that you took. If you post some terrible photos, you may receive some negative comments on social media. If you respond to them, then they will respond, resulting in a never ending bashing session. On the other hand, you will feel confident with the feedback you are going to get if you decide to post the best ones you took.
Use Natural Light.
Do the photoshoot in the morning where the sun’s natural light will be present. Taking photos in the evening can be challenging without special equipment and expertise. Even if you use lighting, the photos won’t come out as good when you use natural light. You can rearrange the stuff you have in your salon so that the sunlight will be focused on the subject. You will even be able to save electricity that way.
Don’t Forget to Edit.
It’s a good idea to use Photoshop to edit the photos, so they are more presentable. The photo may look good, but you can still do a lot of things to make it look a lot better. If you know Photoshop’s basics, there may be some minor details that you would need to either add or delete. You will be surprised at the number of trial and error you will end up doing once you decide to put the photo in Photoshop.
Now that you know how to take great salon photographs, you must get good-looking models. You should also hire good makeup artists to make them look even better. Also, don’t forget to look at the background as that will significantly impact the shot’s tone and atmosphere. We hope these tips and tricks help you get some great photographs!