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52 Things You Can Photograph At Home

Your home is brimming with photographic potential, you just have to open your eyes and use your imagination.

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Our homes are the perfect location for a photo shoot and even better, you can use the items in it as your subject. When you start to look around, you'll soon realise there are tonnes of items that can be used to create interesting still life shots or macro images and to prove it, we've put a list of 52 items you can find in a house that our fabulous members have turned into photographic stars.


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We've listed 52 as you could turn this into a year-long project, capturing one image a week and ticking them off as you go. The 52-week photo challenge is actually something we talked about alongside a few other photo projects we suggested you should try at the start of the year (where has the time gone?!) so do check out the article for more photo-themed projects if you're looking for more shoot inspiration. 

Some of the awesome shots below were captured by our amazing members so please do take the time to visit their portfolios to see the others shots they have in their collections. 


1. Light Bulb

Light bulb on grass



2. Plate of food



3. Forks


Photo by Madoldie


4. Eggs



5. Glassware

Glasses with liquid in

Photo by thewaiter


6. Stairs / Steps



7. Pets


Photo by lulubaby


8. Slinky

Inside a slinky

Photo by Madoldie


9. Indoor flowers


Photo by cattyal 


10. Fruit


Photo by cattyal 



11. Windows


Photo by Rende 


12. Whiskey bottles

Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Select

Photo by ScotiaFox


13. Books


Photo by NotLostinFrance

14. Lego


Photo by Whipspeed


15. Watch


Photo by JohnT1974


16. Shoes


Photo by C_G

17. Laptop



18. Coffee cup



19. Taps



20. Candles


Photo by helenlinda 


21. Door handle

Door handle

Photo by bwlchmawr



22. Soaps


Photo by Sezz


23. Christmas lights

Christmas Lights

Photo by AlexandraSD



24. Lampshade 




25. Basket

Strawberries in a basket

Photo by cattyal  



26. Vegetables


Photo by cattyal  


27. Shells




28. Marbles


Photo by Alda


29. Money Box



30. Games console

Playstation controller

Photo by Schecter 


31. Jewellery


Photo by AliceLuisePhotography

32. Wood (Texture)



33. Board game

Monopoly Mayfair

Photo by Gio


34. Soap bubbles

Soap Bubbles



35. Clothes peg


Photo by woodyp


36. Cans 



37. Wooly hat

Two Hats, One Head

Photo by cattyal  


38. Grater




39. Sweets



40. Tools


Photo by lynam 


41. Treacle


Photo by NDODS


42. Flour and rolling pin

Rolling pin, flour, eggs, weighing scales


43. Ornaments


Photo by DaT_SWARM


44. Cake




45. Coins


Photo by JaHa


46. Glasses

Andrew's Glasses

Photo by whipspeed


47. Clock on wall

Wall Clock


48. Mirror


Photo by Loudon


49. Headphones


Photo by  wrighty76

50. Shelf and contents

Book shelf


51. Smoke art


Photo by Andy42muk

52. Icecubes

Ice and a drink

Photo by amanda0102


More Photographic Tutorials For The Home

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rhody 19 2.8k 2 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2019 7:23AM
Thank you very much. A superb range of ideas to start the New Year with.
helenlinda Plus
14 374 22 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2019 9:14PM
Inspiring photos and what a thrill for me to have my candles included in itSmileSmileSmile
djp 14 1 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2021 9:12AM
A really inspiring set of ideas for winter lockdown photography.

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