4 Tips For Starting A Successful Product Photography Business (2024)

Updated: January 19th, 2023
Start A Product Photography Business

Want to start your own product photography business? Here are some tips you should know:

Learn more about starting a product photography business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a product photography business?
-> Pros and cons of a product photography business

Need inspiration?

-> Other product photography business success stories
-> Examples of established product photography business
-> Marketing ideas for a product photography business

Other resources

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a product photography business:

#1: Tsour Lee Adato, founder of Product Photography Studio:

We chatted with with Tsour, founder of Product Photography Studio ($45K/month). In our interview, Tsour says:

Don’t assume you know what the clients want. Always ask questions and make sure you are on the same page.


Don’t undervalue yourself. When you undervalue yourself you attract lesser clients who will nickel and dime you and will not appreciate the service you provide. The more I learned and skilled I became, the higher my prices go.


Learn the business, hone your skills, and figure out what makes you stand out so you are not playing the copycat game and not simply just one of the herd.


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#2: Jonathan, founder of jonathan is media:

We chatted with with Jonathan, founder of jonathan is media ($8.4K/month). In our interview, Jonathan says:

Writing improves the thinking process and contributes to developing critical thinking skills because an individual has to clearly state ideas.


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