Flat lays ARE a big deal in blog photography and on Instagram these days. In my last post 12 Tips to the Perfect Flat Lay Photo I gave you a few guidelines on what’s involved in creating and taking the perfect flat lay photo. If you haven’t read that article click here 12 Tips to the Perfect Flat Lay Photo to read it now.
“Flat lays ARE a big deal in blog photography and on Instagram“
So what items can you use in your flat lay photo?
When your starting out, there might be times when your stuck for ideas on what kind of items or props you can use in your flat lay photography. So I’ve put together a handy list of 45 Prop ideas to get your creative juices flowing.
Here is a handy list of 45 Ideas for your next Flat Lay photo Click To Tweet
This helpful list of prop items are things that you can include in your next flat lay photo to slay it!!
- Picture frames
- Art prints
- Makeup tools-brushes, eyelash curlers, tweezers
- Beauty products- blush, shadows, nail polishes, lipsticks, lotions
- Tech gadgets-Phones/laptops/computers/tablets
- Reading glasses/sun glasses
- Glass surfaces
- Wrapping paper
- Colored paper
- Note books
- Vintage items
- Decorative Fabric – furs, lace, sequin
- Plants/Flowers real or fake
- Perfume bottles
- Hair accessories
- Household items
- Serving platters/trays
- Jars & lids
- Food ingredients
- Seasonal/holiday decor
- Wood surfaces
- Fitness items
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Hope this was a helpful list. What are your favorite flat lay photo prop pieces? Do you have any tips and tricks for the perfect flat lay?? Leave your comments below.