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5 Creative Ways To Use Riser Props in Product Photography

As a product photographer or small business owner, you’re always on the hunt for new and inventive ways to showcase your products to potential consumers. 

Riser props are a cost-effective way to add variety and interest to your product shots, and there are many different ways to use them. Here are five unique ways to use risers in product photography. Read on for tips on how to create these looks yourself!

1. Elevate your hero product

There’s no better way to make your product the star of its own show than with a simple and effective riser. By elevating your product, you can create an even more flattering angle for all those who are viewing it! When shooting from beneath the product, it looks like a tall and proud piece!

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Wooden Hexagon Riser Prop creatively used to elevate skincare product in shot.

2. Use them to create a real life scene

Think of the riser props as a way to bring your imagination into real life. Need an instant bathroom bench or staircase but don’t have the space? Use riser props to do that job for you! Create a realistic scene using a riser props - when you give the consumer the impression of a real life example, it’ll help them to imagine what using the products in their life and home would mean for them. Riser props are the answer for all your space-saving needs! 

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Single White Resin Prop creatively used to demonstrate real life use of product.

3. Create an interesting backgrounds

Risers can add dimension and visual interest to your photos, making them more visually appealing and engaging. They're a great way to add some extra interest to a plain backdrop. Group risers of different shapes and sizes to create a fun geometric background.

4. Create depth and perspective. 

The days of boring, flat product shots are over. To create more visual interest and highlight your product’s unique features try placing them on risers at different heights for an engaging photo shoot! Or to make your product photos really pop, use risers that are the same colour as background to create contrast and dimension.

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Simple White Riser Props against a white background to create depth, dimension and contrast.

5. Support that awkward product

Without a doubt risers are the perfect structure for your product to lean on, especially for products that don't have a flat bottom. Use riser props to keep them upright and stable, sometimes you may need a little assistance from tack-it to secure them perfectly in place.

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Prop up small, awkward products to highlight different angels. 

6. Showcase multiple products. 

A riser can be a great way to show off multiple products at once. Place related items together on different risers for an interesting visual effect. Grouping products can help depict depth, variations, finishes and angles of a product in one captivating image - our stair props are perfect for this!

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If you're looking for a way to elevate your hero product and create an interesting background scene, shop our high quality resin riser props today. With so many colours and sizes to choose from, we have everything you need to take your product photography up a notch. Our risers are perfect for creating depth and perspective in your photos, and they make it easy to showcase multiple products at once. So get creative and have some fun with these ideas!