Learning Craft Photography

Learning Craft Photography

The ever-increasing popularity of handmade crafts has spawned thousands of blogs, forums, events, websites, and digital tools. With so much competition out there, the best way to catch a viewer's attention is with an incredible photograph of your incredible craft. In this one-of-a-kind workshop, professional craft blogger and photographer Megan Andersen, aka Radmegan, takes you step-by-step through the basics of craft photography, starting with how a camera and its settings work. She shares composition techniques to make craft photos more compelling, image-editing tips that don't require expensive software, and some great resources for getting craft images blogged about, printed, and seen by the masses. Along the way, learn a little crafting by making three different kinds of affordable at-home and mobile "photo studios." Whether you are taking photos of handmade crafts to sell, looking for tips on product photography, have a blog and want your images to get noticed, or just want to improve the quality of photos you plan on sharing with friends and family, this workshop can help you produce great images.

Topics include:

Getting familiar with the camera Basic composition and staging tips Making and buying helpful tools Image editing with Photoshop Compressing images Using the cloud for image storage Tagging images for search engine optimization Uploading images for blogging, selling, and printing

课程信息

  • 英文名称:Learning Craft Photography
  • 时长:3小时21分
  • 字幕:英语

课程目录

  1. Welcome
  2. Understanding aperture value and f-stops
  3. What is shutter speed?
  4. Using shutter priority and aperture priority
  5. What is ISO?
  6. Achieving the proper exposure
  7. Using depth of field
  8. Using point-and-shoot cameras
  9. Using the viewfinder to frame the image
  10. The power of negative space
  11. Creating lines to make compelling compositions
  12. Using and recognizing the rule of thirds
  13. Creating clean and zen images
  14. "How'd they do that?": Taking process shots
  15. The benefits of using models
  16. Shooting your crafts in the great outdoors
  17. Creating a "habitat" with site-specific shooting
  18. Anthropomorphizing: When, where, why?
  19. Tools for diffusing and reflecting light
  20. Getting resourceful with lighting options
  21. The joys of tripods and remote controls
  22. Project: Making a tabletop light box
  23. Project: Converting your kitchen into a studio
  24. Project: Converting your car's trunk into a mobile studio
  25. Cropping and rotating images
  26. Refining tone with Curves
  27. Correcting color balance
  28. Giving brightness a boost
  29. Removing clutter with the Clone tool
  30. Compressing images
  31. Using the cloud for image storage
  32. Tagging images for search engine optimization
  33. Sending high-resolution images
  34. Selling your crafts
  35. Selling your shots
  36. Images for blogging
  37. Images for exposure websites
  38. Images for print
  39. Future scope and happy crafting

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