You will want photos to document your baskets whether you are
simply weaving for yourself or you want to get involved with entering juried
exhibitions on a professional level. Use this collection of resources for
photographing your own work or storing and organizing your images. Please
consider these resources leads, not recommendations.
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Anthony - Craft Photographer
Professional product and crafts photographer from Columbus, Ohio.
- Photography Services for
Yvonne Donofrio offers photography services for jury submission to craftsmen.
David Egan - Professional
David Egan of Baltimore, MD offers professional object photographs and
services such as duplicate slides. Workshops are available.
Studio photographer and fine art imaging specialist from Seattle,
WA. Jury slides, transparencies and publication quality studio photography.
Responsible for images for basketmakers such as
and Donna Kaplan.
John Polak Photography
Easthampton, Massachusetts producer of fine photographic images of objects and
installations for fiber artists, basketmakers, craftspeople, museums and
galleries. Responsible for images for basketmakers such as
Schulze and Wendy
Richmond, CA photographer offers general photo services for artists and
craftspeople as well as digital imagery services for
Tips and Techniques For
Photographing Craft Objects
Crafts Photography Articles
Photograph Your Art For Jury Slides
Article on how you can set up a studio setting to do your own photos.
Get Your Photos Ready For ZAPP
Sanders Visual Images, Milwaukee, WI. Photography by Larry Sanders.
Discussion by Larry Berman and Chris Maher about the emerging trend
towards an online jury process.
Online Product Photography Class
What You'll Learn in Shoot It!
How to plan and execute a photoshoot from start to finish.
Making a storyboard and shot list to create the story you want to tell.
What a pro keeps in her tool kit - from lipstick to legal forms.
How to capitalize on the fancy features of whatever camera you have.
Directing your model and getting the hero shot
Photo fundamentals like composition and color.
The basics of digital editing - without expensive software
High Quality Slides
Pond Pottery offers this article on taking slides of your work. Their
subject matter is pots, but many of the same points apply to baskets.
Photographic Products and Services
Digital Photo Greeting Card
You have made that special basket, now wouldn't you like to create a personalized
photo greeting card using a photo of the basket to use to send your best wishes
to family and loved ones? These high-quality, customized photo Greeting Cards
with your digital picture on the cover and your message inside can also be used to
announce a special gallery event or promote your work when you don't need enough
items to meet a minimum print run. Measuring 5” × 7” and printed on card stock
with a matte or glossy finish, they’re the same quality you’d find in a card
20x30 Deep Flat Matte Enlargement
You have made a fabulous basket and you have a great digital
photo of it. Now make a poster sized enlargement to use to decorate your
studio or workspace.
Varitone Background Paper
Varitone Photo Background Paper
How To Get Better Photos
Of Your Work
Personalized Photo Gifts
Personalized Photo Gifts - Digital Photo Mug, Mouse pad, T-shirt, and more
Photographic Studio Lighting
Find the photography accessories you need if you plan to take your own
photographs of your baskets and other fine crafts or artwork. Light stands,
lighting kits, reflector sets, Smith Victor Ultra Cool Studio Lights with
reflectors, softbox diffusers, bounce umbrellas, barn doors and replacement
bulbs from manufacturers like Photoflex Starlite, Smith Victor and Interfit.
Digital Learning Center
Photography Lighting Lessons
Photoflex Lighting School offers these free tutorials.
Photography Self-Contained Lighting System
If you routinely need to photograph your finished baskets for marketing or
exhibition you may benefit from this lighting system from Lightstage™.
SELL-IT on the net offers free online instruction on small object
photography with tips on studio set up, table top lighting, seamless background
papers, soft lighting cocoons, tents and much more. Equipment is available for
sale, but there is a lot of free info.
Find Smith-Victor and Photoflex lighting and accessory kits, along with a
full range of photographic equipment.
Seamless Background Paper
Background and Graduated Background Paper
from digital images
Slides From Digital Files
Great for those times you need a jury slide, but what you have is a
digital image. Other services available such as slides from prints and duplicate
Smith Victor Brand Studio Lighting Accessories