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

A The Tucson Bead Show Workshop [select another show]

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Instructor: Doug Baldwin

Currently not available.
Location: The Tucson Bead Show
Skill Levels: All
Dates/Times: February 4, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fees: $175 » (includes 18% gray card for setting exposure)

Come learn the secrets of how to shoot your jewelry, beads, and glass with a professional photographer and glass artist. See what aspects make for a high quality photograph. Learn the language of studio photography, the 9 parameters of successful photos and how to produce them. We’ll cover basic photography, the qualities of good lighting, composition, background materials, and how to set your camera's menus. Students will photograph their own pieces during class at lighting stations. You'll leave the class empowered to create photos as beautiful as the art you're photographing.
Supply list:
DSLR cameras with interchangeable lenses (18-55mm "kit" zoom is
acceptable) and manual exposure are recommended. A macro lens for the DSLR is helpful for small glass and jewelry items. Point-and-shoot or fixed lens cameras without these features are inadequate, will not perform as needed for creating professional work and are not recommended. Students should bring 16-20+ art pieces to the class to photograph. Also bring notepad, pen or pencil.
For additional information and to sign up for the class go to or email, please include your contact information and which date & class you are interested in. You can also call 480-221-0990. Credit cards, Paypal and checks accepted. Checks must clear the bank before your seat is reserved. All fees must be paid in full at time of registration to secure your seat. No refunds after January 1, 2016.

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