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Professional product photography can make all the difference in your success selling crafts and goods online. Quality products are best shown through quality images, which illustrate better detail and more appealing aspects of any craft or item. Creating these superior images can be done easily in the comfort of your home with simply lighting, a [...]

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Erin Manning
Westcott Top Pro Elite Photographer
Erin Manning is a professional photographer, author, educator, and media personality. Her clear, friendly teaching style helps people understand and enjoy photography and technology.

The post Product Photography from Home with Erin Manning appeared first on Westcott University.

Author: Erin Manning
Posted: April 15, 2014, 6:54 pm

Portrait and fashion photographer Martin Howard of Columbus, Ohio discusses the Westcott Rapid Box XL in this latest Real Deal Review video. For strobes and constant lighting, the 36” Rapid Box XL and the 48” Rapid Box XXL are designed for convenience. Durable materials are partnered with an umbrella-style frame, allowing for remarkably quick assembly. [...]

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Team Westcott

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Author: Team Westcott
Posted: April 10, 2014, 7:38 pm

Corporate and editorial portrait photographer Justin Van Leeuwen hails from Ottawa, Canada. Modest and self-taught, Justin’s photography often seems larger than life, featuring high contrast and colorful subjects. His work has been published locally in Ottawa Magazine, Kitchissippi Times, Capital Parent, Centre Ice, Ottawa Woman, and nationally in Spacing and iRun magazines. Justin’s corporate clients include the [...]

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Justin Van Leeuwen
Westcott Top Pro Photographer
Justin Van Leeuwen is a self-taught commercial photographer based in Ottawa, Ontario. He has been published locally and nationally, as well as being featured in the Huffington Post and Daily Mail Online. Justin has worked on national campaigns and also writes equipment reviews for

The post Justin Van Leeuwen Reviews the Westcott ProGrip appeared first on Westcott University.

Author: Justin Van Leeuwen
Posted: April 10, 2014, 3:47 pm

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