Marketing a product is always easier when you have a photo to go along with a description of the product. When you have a photo, it gives your customers something to look at and visualize for themselves.
This helps those who are visual learners or may have a hard time reading.
How Many Photos Do You Need?
Ideally, you will take as many photos as you need to give your customers a good idea as to what they are buying. Don’t be afraid to take pictures from multiple angles to create a panoramic view of what is being purchased. This is especially true if you are trying to sell a house or a car.
Make Sure That the Photos Are Representative of the Product
The worst thing that you can do is make something look larger or smaller in a photo than it really is. At best, your customers are not going to trust you anymore. At worst, you could be seen as a fraud who may have to issue refunds and/or face court action for deceiving the public.
When you take a photo of something that you are going to sell online, make sure that you provide a description of its size and weight if possible to avoid confusion.
Use a High Resolution Camera to Take the Picture
You don’t want your pictures to appear grainy or not of a high quality when they are posted. To avoid having poor picture quality, make sure that you take the photos with a high resolution camera.
A typical smartphone or digital camera will be able to take a picture that you can be proud to show your customers. Using your phone or digital camera will also make it easier to store and send your photo with ease if necessary.
Photographs of your product help customers decide whether or not they want to buy a product. If they are on the fence, seeing a photo of the shiny interior of their potential new car or seeing a picture of a new gaming console can help push them over the top and decide to make a purchase.