june, 2020

08jun7:30 pm9:00 pmCreating High Quality Images of Your WorkUsing Your Smart Phone7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Event Organized By: Mollie Vaughan

Event Details

Do you want to learn how to make your artwork shine using just your smartphone? This workshop will show you how.
This workshop will teach you the fundamental skills needed to take photographs of your artworks. This workshop is aimed at those who want to improve their skills in photographing their works, from beginner to intermediate. Topics covered in this workshop include: The importance of photographing your work, using your smartphone to photograph works, why a photograph’s resolution is crucial, the importance of lighting in photographing artworks, photographing 2D/3D artworks and basic editing considerations. You will have the opportunity to ask further questions and discuss techniques with Mollie in her #TeaStation chat on Wednesday 17 June, 2.30pm. What you will learn:
  • Why good quality images of your artworks are crucial in a freelancing practice
  • What uses there are for photographs of your artworks
  • Learn the photographic capabilities of your smartphone camera
  • Learn why a photo’s resolution is so important
  • How to avoid third parties reproducing the photographs of your work
  • Knowledge of basic positioning requirements for artworks when photographing them
  • Learn the different types of light needed to photograph different types of work and how this determines the quality of your image
  • Learn about the importance of white balance
  • Learn how to erase blur and pixilation of your images
  • Learn how to photograph framed works or works that produce glare/reflections when photographed
  • Learn how to photograph sculpture/3D artworks.
  • Knowledge of basic editing on your smartphone.
Materials required:
  • Pen and paper
  • Smartphone


(Monday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Mollie VaughanMollie Vaughan is a photographic artist based in Bells Beach, Australia. Through her experimental hybridisation of both analogue and digital photography, she creates uncanny perceptions of nature. Her photographs consider photography as a process lying in the ever-expanding boundary between art and science, the real and the unreal.