This is a comprehensive guide on how to best present your crafts and show them in their full glory. It is based on my personal experience, research and of course on my taste, so it is by no means applicable to everything or everyone and is strongly biased. I hope this helps you to get more out of displaying your crafts on dA.
This guide has three sections: Photography, Selecting a Category, Description.
Most artisans and crafters have experienced that it is difficult to display three dimensional work on a two dimensional screen. Bringing the full beauty, complexity and all around view and feel of your work to the screen is a big challenge, but there are some easy fixes.
Photographing your crafts is the most important part in showing it off, but it is also the biggest challenge for getting it right. Many crafters think that getting great photographs means having a studio and expensive equipment, but there are many methods of enhancing your images without