Amazon has very specific technical requirements for its product photography. It can be overwhelming to read and understand these image standards and terms. The image cannot be an illustration, must fill 85% of the frame, have a pure white background, and be delivered in specific file types, color modes, and sizes.
Amazon listings can include six images and one video. Often they will include 1 – 3 basic images with a white background, as well as lifestyle images. The lifestyle images also often include headlines, dimensions, and other information. As a graphic designer, I can help you create images that reflect your brand.
When I start working with a new client I will usually ask you for a photo of your product, a shot list, and images that you have seen that you like. Everything is done online, including a phone call or zoom call if necessary. Products are shipped or dropped off to me. I shoot in my home studio and upload the final files onto a server for quick and easy downloading.
White Background Photos
Amazon requires the first photo in your listing to have a pure white background (RGB 255, 255, 255). Without lighting and editing software, this is very difficult to do on your own. I am set up to shoot small to medium-sized amazon products with professional light set up in my studio. Lighting it the correct way from the start allows for a seamless editing process to get sharp images with consistent shadows and bright white backgrounds.
Lifestyle Product Photography
Customers will have a perceived value of your product based on the product photography. Showing your product in use under natural lighting can be a great way to influence consumers towards the purchase of your product. It can help them imagine the use and give scale to the product and set you apart from other sellers with similar products using stock images.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Kind of Products Do You Shoot?
My photography experience includes a wide variety of products that you would normally find on any ecommerce site.
How Do I Ship My Products?
You can ship your products using the carrier of your choice to:
*please save the tracking number and include in an email if possible*
How Do You Return My Products?
After we shoot your product photos, we will ship your products back to you via UPS or FedEx Ground at an additional cost. If you don’t want your items returned, we can also donate them to a local charity. Simply let us know when you place your order.
How Are My Photos Delivered?
After the product photography process is complete, we will email you a link to download your images.
Do you optimize photos for selling on Amazon?
Yes, we will provide you with image files that are 100% compliant with Amazon and Ebay’s selling requirements.
I need a complete advert or brochure made up, can you do this?
Absolutely. I have years of experience working with advertising agencies in Canada producing first class creatives. Get in touch if you require a quote for full graphic design, typesetting or any other creative work.