Sun 07 July 2013 11am – 3pm

Pricing: $50.00 for the day or $20.00 per session

Location: Murray Bridge Regional Gallery, 27 Sixth Street, Murray Bridge

Presenter: Wendy Fairclough and Grant Hancock

Bookings are no longer available.

As a creative practitioner, professional documentation is essential. Whatever the purpose – grant application, exhibition invite, marketing material or prize entry – getting the best documentation you can afford may mean the difference between winning that opportunity or missing out! Learn the value of a good image and discover the keys to getting one in this lecture-based workshop presented by the highly regarded glass artist Wendy Fairclough and experienced fine art photographer Grant Hancock.

Image: Wendy Fairclough, Still Life with table, 2006, hand blown glass, wooden table, found object, paint, 980mm h x 1350mm w x 1100mm d. Photographer: Grant Hancock.

11:00 – 11:45am Image Counts

In this session, Wendy Fairclough will be discussing the importance of professional documentation. Not only has she sat on Arts SA’s peer assessment panel but she also has first-hand experience how high quality images can turn into sales.

11:45 – 12:00am Break

12:00 – 1:30pm Point and shoot: a step-by-step guide

Learn how to set up and shoot your work yourself in this practical demonstration presented by Grant Hancock. In this session, Grant will be taking participants through a step-by-step guide to photographing your work yourself.

1:30 – 2:00pm Lunch

2:00 – 3:00pm Click and crop: file management

Grant will then present a session on how to prepare your image files for various outputs, including the formats you should be using for email, print and the web and what you need to know when re-sizing.

Catering provided.

RSVP ESSENTIAL. For more information and to RSVP phone 08 8410 1822.

*No materials or cameras are required at this workshop.

For Craftsouth members and non-members. 

Presented in partnership with Country Arts SA and supported by the Ian Potter Foundation, Picture Perfect: photographing your work is part of Craftsouth’s INFORM Regional Access program. INFORM is Craftsouth’s professional development program of workshops, artist and industry talks, information sessions and networking events. While sessions offer creative practitioners a good opportunity to network with peers, the primary aim of INFORM is to provide creative practitioners with practical skills, information, advice and the contacts necessary to develop and maintain a successful professional practice.