Visitors are more likely to view images if they see your website design. High-quality photographs create a great impression. Images are an essential part of your website.
These are some tips to help you take great pictures for your website.
1. Low-Resolution Pictures Captured
You read it correctly – Low Resolution. It is very different to capture images for websites from photographs used to make prints. Site images are generally captured at 72dpi. This means that even a 640×480 image is sufficient.
The camera can be set to approximately 1280×960 pixels or something similar. You can also set the camera for a smaller file size, which will slow down your website pages’ speed. The photos found on any given webpage are only 248×164 pixels in size.
Whatever resolution you choose, make sure the photos are the correct size for your website. Then, use the images on your site. If the images are JPEG (.jpg), compress them. This can be done by simply setting the image quality after it has been saved. Do not upload large images, then resize them using HTML.
Make sure your photos are sufficiently bright. Avoid flash photography unless absolutely necessary. The primary source of light does not have to be directly behind the subject. Low contrast images won’t appeal to you.
3. Focus and composition
Each advanced digital camera can capture sharp images. But is your focus on what you want? To ensure the background doesn’t distract from a photo of a woman or man, it is essential to remove any distractions while you are taking a picture of them. Avoid taking group shots at long distances. You should not look at your feet but instead, focus on close-ups.
Similar to the above, if your store or office is located outside, you can take photos of its interior or exterior. Additionally, you should also photograph individual counters and walls that have good displays so that customers can see what products and services they offer. Hire a professional photographer to produce high-quality images for your website.
While taking photographs of an individual, lower your camera (or bend down). This will allow you to take photos at your bust height and not the height at which you would if you stood up.
5. Setting Camera Colour Temperature
The camera must be aligned with the light source, regardless of the type of image that you are trying to capture. You shouldn’t rely on your camera to automatically choose the setting. You can choose from a variety of settings on cameras, including Sunlight, Cloudy and Fluorescent.