Ready! Set! Shoot! How to Photograph Glass and Jewelry Successfully

  • Saturday, February 07, 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • BARN, Rolling Bay 11272 Sunrise Drive


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THIS CLASS IS FULL. If you sign up now, it will help us gauge interest in offering another class and we will have a way to let you know when one is scheduled. Please do not pay at this time.

BARN member: $55   
Non-member:   $61  

Ready! Set! Shoot! How to Photograph Glass and Jewelry Successfully

Your glass, jewelry or metal project is finished and now you want to show it off. What to do?

You've tried to take a photo, but the image does not capture the beauty of your work.

In this 4-hour workshop, Jerry Davis will demonstrate how to capture the perfect image of your art with what you have. He will explain lighting, lighting angles, highlights, avoiding flare, creating simple backgrounds, reflection, contrast, color and white balance, tools and equipment, and special effects. 

He will share examples of his photos and demo some of his techniques. Specifically, he will teach you how to use your digital camera or smartphone with what you have at home. During the second half of the workshop, you will use your camera or smartphone to take photos of your glass or jewelry. Time will be set aside for sharing, comment, and questions.Bring a sack lunch or get something from the various venues within walking distance. 

There is a $10 studio fee.

The class allows for a 45-minute lunch break. Participants can bring their own lunches or go to a nearby venue.

This class is good for beginners.

Minimum age: 18

INSTRUCTOR:  Jerry Davis has been a photographer for over forty years. Part of that time he was a craftsman as well. After photographing his own work, he started shooting photos for other artists. Much of their work was in glass or silver. Yes, he started with the hard stuff. He often traveled to the artists' locations so they could have full access to their creations. He constructed many small photo studios in the artists' workshops. Jerry works with available light, natural light, continuous lights, and strobes.

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