I have been spending a lot of my free time working on various projects. I love making newborn hats! They are so cute and so quick to knit.
Here are two that I finished recently. The inspiration came from the Munchkin Hat on Ravelry. I had to change the pattern a little so that I could use a different gauge, but otherwise its the same.
I used this opportunity to work on my product photography skills. Every crafter should know how to take a good photo of their projects. I used a very easy set up for this shot.
I used a white cardboard display board. The ones 5th graders use for the science fair. I think I bought mine at a local drugstore like CVS. I put the board on the floor, near a large glass sliding door and out of direct sunlight. I bent one side of the board up on the opposite side of the door so it could help reflect light back into the shadows cast by the light from the door or window.
I am pretty short so I had to stand on a chair and lean over my hats to get them to fit in the frame. Take 5 or so shots. Look at them on your camera. Check for lighting, make sure the products look great, and check for distractions or things that shouldnt be in the picture. Then take 5-10 more photos.
Review your photos again. If it looks like you have 2 or 3 that will work then you are done. Make sure to process them in Picassa, Gimp or Photoshop. If you want to learn more about processing I often write out my processing steps for my photos on my photo blog. Have fun!