The Zibra Blog’s BEFORE AND AFTER Furniture Refinishing Podcast

Achieving Great Close-Up Shots!

May 04, 2022 The Zibra Blog Season 4 Episode 11
The Zibra Blog’s BEFORE AND AFTER Furniture Refinishing Podcast
Achieving Great Close-Up Shots!
Show Notes

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Shelly Leuhr of Basalt Mesa Studio chats how to achieving great close-up shots, plus she shares about here winning piece in the Golden Brush Awards.

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Introduction to Shelly:

   • Where she lives, her studio and business
   • Chats about prices in her area
   • Favorite part of refinishing
   • Patience during the process of refinishing

Shelly Leuhr of Basalt Mesa Studio shares details about her winning piece in the Artistic Close-Up category of Zibra's International Golden Brush Awards:

   • Describes her piece
   • Shares her process in close-up photography
   • Giving furniture pieces a "spa-day"
   • Details on her refinishing of winning piece

Shelly shares how to create great close-up shots:

   • The importance of having close-up shots in your posts
   • Sizing up piece to get the best shot
   • Using proper settings on your camera/phone
   • Staging for close-up shots
   • Using apps to help with editing images
   • The importance of a staging area

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Refinishing Tip: "How to best seal your pieces" Emily with Thirteen 79 Design

What's Happening in Your Studio: 

    • Ashley with A Vintage Perspective
   • Patricia with Freshened Finishes NJ
   • Katie with Grain and Paint Designs

Zibra Flip Update: Begins May 5th! Jen Talley with Perfectly Imperfect Furniture

Accolades: Erin with Refurbishedish gives accolades to Kelly with Patyna Design