|Resources that provide information about photographing
artwork, including advice on lighting and camera angles.
The focus is on photographing artwork that is both
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AIC Guide to Digital Photography and Conservation Documentation
Author/Editor: Jeffrey Warda, Dawn Heller, Dan Kushel, Timothy Vitale,
Gawain Weaver, and Franziska Frey
A guide on all aspects of digital photography of works of art and cultural heritage.
Topics include information on photography equipment (including different
types of cameras, lenses, lights, printers, and software options); image
processing guidelines (including practical recommendations on the use of
color management, and image file formats.
Publisher: The American Institute of Conservation of Historic and Artists Works
Publication Date: Revised 2011
Photographing Your Art, Crafts, & Collectibles:
Take Great Digital Photos for Portfolios,
Documentation, or Selling on the Web
Author: Steve Meltzer
Cutting through the jargon and hype around digital photography, the author
explains in simple language how digital cameras operate, and explores specific
techniques for lighting and photographing artwork and crafts.
Includes advice on using such photo editing programs as Adobe,™
Photoshop® and CorelPHOTO-PAINT Pro®.
Publisher: Lark Books
Publication Date: 2007
|Small Scale Photography. How to Take Great Shots of Your Work
Author/Editor: Charles J. Lewton-Brain
Provides instructions on how to take magazine-quality slides and
photographs of a variety of small objects, including ceramics, jewelry,
and other objects under two feet.
Publisher: Brain Press
Publication Date: 1996
|Taking the Leap. Building a Career as a Visual Artist
Author/Editor: Cay Lang
Revised. See “Photographic Equipment” and “Basic Photographic Procedures.”
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: 2006