Tips for taking a good photograph of your art  

 

David Batten Photography 

 

 

 

 

 

Set up In good natural light with no sunlight or shadows

Set the camera on a tripod* make sure it is at the same angle as the picture on the easel. (otherwise you not be able to straighten it on the final setting)

Set camera to manual mode

Set a timer on (to avoid camera shake when you press the shutter)

Fill the view finder with the image leaving just enough space around the end for cropping


Use aperture from f11-f32 (nothing less as you want a totally in focus image from corner to corner)

 

*If you do not have a tripod try using books on a table, as long as it is stable. 

 

Many great paintings are ruined by not taking good pictures with the smart phone. This link may also be useful for taking pics with smart phones 

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