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New Camera

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New Camera

This month I finally said goodbye to my little old point-and-shoot Canon from 2009. My new camera is bigger and more intimidating, but I've taken it as my chance to finally learn some of the nuts and bolts of photography. I've even gone so far as to take the settings off Automatic mode and play around with Manual mode. It's been scary but I'm learning! I'm re-photographing all items in my inventory and using this project to slowly gain confidence with the camera. I'm learning that "lifestyle" shots, where you show a product within the context of how it can...

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Shopify Launch Weekend

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This past weekend was the official launch day of my Such Good Birds Shopify Store! This will be a home base for all my bird themed merchandise. Prior to the pandemic, I did the convention circuit and tabled at the Artist Alleys in pop culture-type cons. I specialized in cute sticker sheets. Once everything shut down and my 2020 con schedule was cancelled, I shifted my attention to online selling. At first my online shop was filled with the exact same merch Iā€™d take to cons. An AA artist selling at an in-person con usually develops her inventory based on...

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