This item sold on July 15, 2011.
If you are an artist, how well you photograph your artworks can make or break your ability to succeed on Etsy. You could produce the most stunning paintings, but you'll struggle to sell them without having beautiful photos to show them off.
Thankfully, the Beginner's Guide to Photographing Art contains all of the secrets to producing amazing photos of your artworks! Featuring 23 pages of information interspersed with over 25 educational diagrams and examples, this guide will set you on the path to stunning photos in no time.
The best thing about it - you don't need a professional camera or lighting set up to put it to use! The guide contains a wealth of information about how to use inexpensive objects such as card board in place of expensive pro equipment. Improve your photography and save money at the same time!
Michael Garbutt is a photographer with over five years experience in the field. He possesses a journalism degree and is currently studying to be a high school English teacher. There is nobody more qualified to teach you how to live up to your product photography potential!
The guide will be sent as an e-book in PDF format within 24 hours of purchase.
The book contains the following chapters:
1. The Goals of Product Photography
Outlining the basic principles that underpin all product photography.
2. Patience, Practice and Fun
A few things to remember before you set off on the path to become a product photography superstar.
3. Your Camera
The difference between point and shoot cameras and SLRs, and a few things to keep in mind if you choose to purchase a new camera.
A little information about the forgotten star of product photography - the humble tripod.
How to compose your photos so that your artworks are not affected by perspective or lens distortion. Also covers cropping your photos.
How to avoid overly light or dark photos.
A guide to lighting your photos, including advice on avoiding reflections with artworks under glass.
8. Capturing Colour
How to ensure that the colour of your photos is an accurate representation. Bonus: how to colour correct using Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.
9. About the Author
A little bit about Michael Garbutt.