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Light and Shadow: The Art of Photographing Beads, Glass and Jewelry

  • B180199
  • Instructor: Doug Baldwin
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Wed. June 6
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: All levels
  • Maximum Class Size: 10
  • Class Fee : $164.00
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Additional Information
Learn the secrets of how to shoot your jewelry, glass, beads, and crafts with a professional photographer and glass artist. The instructor will cover basic photography, how to set your camera, and students will use instructor provided lighting setups to photograph your own pieces.
Students will Learn:
Learn the language of studio photography, see what aspects make for a high quality photograph, the 9 parameters of successful photos and how to produce them. The instructor will cover basic photography, the qualities of good lighting, composition, background materials, how to set your camera and menus, ISO, aperture, shutter speed, shooting mode, color balance and quality settings. You’ll use high quality lighting setups to photograph your own pieces during class. Bring your own DSLR camera and tripod to learn the proper settings for photographing your pieces. You’ll leave the class empowered to create photos as beautiful as the art you are photographing. Consider taking the matching class: B180200 Creative Photoshop for Artists and Craftspeople.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 16 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
DSLR camera with interchangeable lenses and manual exposure are recommended along with a tripod with a 48-in. minimum height when fully extended (18-55 mm zoom is acceptable). A macro lens for the DSLR is helpful for small glass and jewelry items. Student should bring 16-20+ art pieces to photograph. Point-and-shoot or fixed lens cameras without the above features are inadequate and will not perform as needed for creating professional work and are not recommended.
One seat per person per class.
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