This practical workshop run by professional photographer Sarah Holmes is designed to build confidence and skills in photographing the objects within collections. It is an ideal opportunity to develop skills in taking high quality photographs of your collections which can then be used for a variety of different purposes; documentation, catalogues, marketing and social media.
The session will cover the following subject areas:
Why we need to photograph objects and what we need to capture
Technical knowledge – the key camera settings and other equipment including the use of smartphones
Setting up a photography area and lighting an object for best results
The afternoon session will be a mainly a practical session enabling delegates to try the settings and techniques with guidance. The session is suitable for any type of digital camera and any level of experience.
Lunch will be provided.
Priority will be given to delegates from non-NPO museums which are Accredited or officially Working Towards Accreditation. Maximum of one delegate per organisation.
This opportunity is made possible through public funding. Anyone who finds themselves unable to attend should seek a replacement from their organisation before cancelling their booking.
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3 July – Collections Knowledge Café – Collections Photography Skills
10am-4pm, Erasmus Darwin House, Lichfield WS13 7AD