Nikelle Bennett Photography
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Summertime flat lays

A fun summertime flat lay photo shoot can be an incredibly creative and enjoyable activity, perfect for capturing the essence of the sunny season. Imagine a colorful beach towel spread out on warm sand, adorned with a variety of vibrant summer essentials. Brightly colored flip-flops, a wide-brimmed straw hat, and a pair of stylish sunglasses can be artfully arranged alongside a juicy slice of watermelon and a refreshing lemonade with a paper straw. Scatter a few seashells, a good book, and some sunscreen to complete the scene, creating a visual feast that screams summer vibes. The key to a successful flat lay photo shoot is attention to detail and a well-thought-out arrangement that tells a story.

To enhance the fun factor, consider incorporating a theme or a specific color palette. For example, a tropical theme with exotic fruits like pineapples, mangos, and coconuts, paired with vibrant, tropical-patterned accessories, can bring an extra touch of paradise to your flat lay. You might even include small props like tiny umbrellas, starfish, and colorful flowers to add layers of visual interest. Lighting plays a crucial role, so take advantage of natural sunlight to give your photos a bright and airy feel. Experiment with different angles and perspectives to find the most visually appealing composition. With a little creativity and planning, a summertime flat lay photo shoot can result in a collection of stunning images that capture the joyful essence of the season.

These photos just make me want to head to the beach!


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Nikelle Bennett Photography


Gilbert, Arizona based

product + portrait photographer