Taking great photos of your work is key to selling! Your image presentation is crucial to a potential buyer understanding and appreciating your artwork.
Lighting is THE most important thing when photographing your artwork! Natural lighting is usually the best way to show off your work. Photographing near a window, outside in shade, or in cloudy daylight are the best ways to achieve best results.
Another best practice is to use a camera on a tripod, using a remote shutter, in natural light, making sure the angle is just right. This is especially true if you want to make prints with your photos. Pull out all the stops to create a photo that depicts your white as white and your colors as bright as a brightly lit painting.
Below are a couple of really helpful videos with lots of good tips on how to photograph your work: