During my last photoshoot I shot a “breakfast in bed” scene that would serve as an ad for Valentine’s Day. I loved how it turned out and wanted to write a little step-by-step guide demonstrating how I created the ambiance for the scene, how I edited the photos in Photoshop afterwards, and applied some super useful tips and tricks that I’ve learned along the way.
Don’t shoot for the sake of shooting! Be mindful of what you want to communicate to your audience. Let me share a few tips for how you can style your photos to not just create a visually pleasing photo, but one that also communicates your intended brand message.
I find it easier to create more interesting photos and to make certain elements pop, with the darker colors. Here are some tips if you want to try the dark & moody style.