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Product Photography Class at the Inventor Center

January 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

$40

Learn basic lighting and photography skills so you can take professional photos of your work. We will focus on tabletop-sized pieces such as platters, vases, food, clothing, jewelry, or other similarly sized items. This class is for beginners, so just bring your camera, your work, and get ready to learn!

Skills taught include:

  • Manipulating your light source
  • Basic manual camera settings, including the best settings for a quality image
  • Creating a proper set-up with items you already own

Please bring with you:

An object to photograph, no larger than 12”x12”. This can be a sweatshirt, bowl, piece of jewelry, laptop, can of food, etc.

A camera (or multiple cameras) and batteries/chargers. Recommended options are:

  • Cellphone with camera (optional free app for expanded and manual settings)
  • Digital SLR camera (Digital Single Lens Reflex) and camera card
  • Point-and-shoot camera with manual option
  • 35 mm Film Camera (must be functional) and 1-2 rolls of film

Suggested additional items (Do NOT buy these just for class):

  • Tripod or substitute (i.e. stool and a sturdy box/bucket/books)
  • Hanging or standing work lights
  • Easily portable table/desk lamps
  • Top/flat sheet, preferably white, black, or grey
  • Clean piece of solid color fabric/tablecloth

Venue

The Inventor Center
118 Shelby Street
Kingsport, TN 37660 United States
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Phone:
(423) 765-0900
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