Photographing Your Art Work with Dickon Whitehead
Saturday October 19th
10.30am – 4:30pm
The Dock, Carrick –on Shannon
Booking by email to Leslie at email@example.com
As a visual artist or designer/maker having strong visual representation of your work is very important. There are many different situations that you need to produce images of your work and each of these come with different requirements. Your images may need to be high quality images for galleries, grant applications, catalogues or images for your websites, social media marketing.
In this workshop you will get an overview of best practice for art reproduction photography and also a practical session on how to take quality photographs of your work with the equipment. The workshop will show you how to take photographs that accurately represent your work and also how to confidently output them for the different needs that you have.
The workshop will cover
- How to light the work, avoid reflections and colour castes
- Camera settings. Aperture, ISO, Shutter Speed, Jpeg or Raw, White Balance
- Import and processing settings
- Export for different purposes and sizes
- Using We Transfer to send files
- Backup methods for your photos
- Using daylight and other light sources.
- Using your own camera
- Time for participants to practice taking photos of own work with assistance as required
Who should attend?
This practical workshop is suitable for any visual artists or designer/makers who want to learn the necessary skills to take images that accurately represent their work.
What to bring
Bring a piece of your artwork (2D or 3D) a laptop and whatever camera* you have access to. Also bring a tripod if you have one for your camera. If using a camera with separate lenses a Macro lens or medium telephoto lens is ideal but not essential.
*If you don’t currently own a camera you can still gain knowledge from the workshop.
About the Workshop Leader
Dickon Whitehead is a Sligo based professional photographer that specialises in Art Reproduction Photography.
“Dickon is a highly skilled and thoroughly professional photographer. His technical expertise, attention to detail and ‘no fuss’ approach make him the go-to man for the reproduction of any and all of my work” – Michael Wann, Artist
How to book a place?
If you wish to attend this workshop email Leslie at firstname.lastname@example.org
On booking your place please indicate nature of your work/art, what do you wish to get from the session and any particular area of interest or photographic problems your having. Also state what camera and photo software you are currently using.
The workshop will be held in The Dock, Carrick on Shannon, Leitrim
Date Saturday October 19th
10:00 am – Tea, coffee and registration
10:30 am – 13:00pm Workshop
13:00 am – 13:30pm Lunch
13:30 am – 16:30pm Workshop
The cost of the workshop is €15 to members of Creative Frame and €30 to non- members.
N.B. Places on this session are prioritised for members of Creative Frame If you wish to register with Creative Frame follow this link prior to booking: creativeframe.eu/register/
For further information contact:
Assistant Arts Officer,
Leitrim County Council Arts Office,
Áras an Chontae, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim
T: +353 (0)71 96 21694