Whether you are submitting to exhibitions, creating an art portfolio, or selling your work online, photographing your work is a key part of the art making process. A great photograph not only shows off your talent, it helps viewers connect with you and your work in a matter of seconds.
For our next installment of the Business of Art, we're sharing a few tips and tricks for photographing your art. You do not need professional equipment to take quality photos of your art, but you do need to follow a few best practices.
Here are a few excellent resources for photographing your art. We hope these guides will get your work into more shows, more galleries, and into the homes of more collectors!
Cafe - Photographing Artwork: Your Essential Guide for Jury Ready Images
Will Kemp - 9 Common Mistakes when Photographing your Artwork with an iPhone
Art Prof - How to Photograph your 2D and 3D Art