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“Shooting Your Artwork: Boot Camp,” with Eric Law.
With an eye to the best methods of capturing artwork for portfolios, competition entry and more, this intensive one-day workshop teaches the fundamentals of how to photograph artwork with either a traditional digital camera or a mobile device.
Eric Law is a professional photographer, consultant and the founder of ShootMyArt™. He works exclusively with artists and galleries to present their artwork at its best. His clients include many well-known and emerging artists in the Detroit area and across Michigan, and his images of their artwork have appeared in books and national magazines.
Eric is a frequent lecturer to artist groups, teaches photography workshops and exhibits his own fine art photography. He is also a member of Professional Photographers of America and works from his studio in Berkley, Michigan.
“Shooting Your Artwork: Boot Camp” covers basic concepts and terminology, camera features and how to light and photograph a variety of artwork. Participants also learn how to process the images using Photoshop® Elements or a photo app and format them for exhibition entries and other uses. Whether one uses a traditional digital camera or the camera in a phone or tablet to photograph their artwork, this workshop teaches the best preparation methods for photographing.
Tuition is $145 for CTAC members, $180 for non-members; seats are limited to 12, so early registration is highly recommended. For registration or more information, visit www.crookedtree.org, or call 231.347.4337.
Petoskey, on Little Traverse Bay, is about 60 miles north of Traverse City on US-31.