These popular workshops and programs are taught by professional photographer Eric Law, who shares his knowledge and insights about photographing artwork in a way that is sure to enhance the quality of the images you use.
We also offer private lessons for individuals and small groups, and the content and length can be tailored to your particular interests and needs.
What’s Coming Up?
“Photographing Fiber Art” Program on April 10
I’ll be presenting a 1-hour program on “Photographing Fiber Art” on Monday, April 10 at a meeting of the Ann Arbor Fiber Arts Guild. The meeting begins at 6:30 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church (1501 W. Liberty in Ann Arbor).
No Programs Are Scheduled
We’re sorry, but no programs for artists and artisans are currently scheduled. Please check back soon for updates.
Programs for Artist Groups
“Five Essentials for Great Images”
This one-hour program for artists and artisans covers the five essentials for successfully photographing your art and getting great images. Topics include the important camera settings, lighting basics, and how to get the correct exposure, along with how to quickly edit the images and the easiest way to format them for show entries. Whether your members use a traditional digital camera or the camera in a phone or tablet to photograph their artwork, the program is a must-have on your schedule.
Workshops for Artists & Artisans
Shoot Great Images™ Workshop
This 1-day in-studio workshop will teach you how to take great photos of your artwork with confidence using the Shoot Great Images™ program.
The session covers concepts and terminology, camera features, and how to light and photograph a variety of artwork. You also learn how to process the images using Photoshop® Elements or a photo app and format them for exhibition entries and other uses. Included is a workbook with material from the workshop for future reference.
Shoot Great Images™ Masterclass
This comprehensive two-day workshop teaches you how to photograph your artwork like an expert using the Shoot Great Images™ program and supplemented with additional material.
The sessions cover both basic and advanced concepts, camera features, and how to light and photograph a variety of artwork, from paintings to sculpture, fabric, and jewelry. You also learn how to process the images using Photoshop® Elements or a photo app and format them for competitions, sharing online, or reproduction. Included is a detailed workbook with material from the workshop for future reference.
About the Instructor
Eric Law is a professional photographer, consultant, and the founder of ShootMyArt™. He works exclusively with artists and galleries to present their artwork at its best.
What Participants Say
Now in their seventh year, our workshops and programs consistently earn high marks from participants:
“Thanks so much for speaking to our group! I received MANY favorable comments regarding your presentation!! I am putting to use what I learned. Thanks!!!”
“Your program was great & geared toward us as artists. It exceeded my expectations.”
“It was all the information I wanted given in an easy to understand format.”
“The entire workshop was excellent. This is the way workshops should be presented and organized.”
“Very helpful and informative.”
Read about the Surface Design Association of Michigan’s workshop experience.
We make it easy for you to help your artist members have high-quality images of their artwork. If your art group, art center or gallery would like to schedule a program at one of your upcoming meetings or host one of our workshops for your members, please contact us for more information.
We also offer an affiliate program for discounts on our regularly scheduled studio workshops. Ask us for details.