Solutions for Photographing Artwork from Software Cinema is a training DVD that teaches you how to photograph artwork.
Correctly reproducing the exact color and texture of a painting in a photograph has always been a challenge. If you're an artist, framer, gallery owner or even a web designer, understanding the process of how artwork is properly replicated for digital use is knowledge that is essential to compete on the highest level.
Randy Hufford opened the largest professional photo lab in Hawaii, and has mastered of the craft, as it evolved into the exact science it is today. In this program, Randy breaks down the entire process into 47 lessons. These techniques teach the photographer how to accurately capture 2 dimensional, flat art and turn it into a usable digital file that can be printed or archived.
Understand the lighting techniques that are specific to lighting artwork. Perfectly align and center the artwork for accurate reproduction without distortion. Rake the light to cause the textures to pop on paintings and much more. Put on your seat belts, and learn what's possible in this very important niche of the art world, which will make sure your art lives on forever.
Accurately reproduce artwork
Handling and hanging art
Copy Wall and Rolling Track
Fluorescent, HID and strobes
Using a Zig-Align to line up the camera
Color Checker Passport
Robin Meyers Grey Card
Scan back workflow
About the Instructor:
Randy Hufford is a Maui based artist and instructor. His great enthusiasm for photography is matched by a deep knowledge of the entire photographic process. From creating, printing, mounting and framing, Randy's keen eye and attention to detail make him one of the most informative instructors in the business. Randy is passionate about creating and selling his fine art images in galleries throughout Hawaii and the world. He shares his vision by teaching his methods at the Institute of Visual Arts, in Maui.
Randy has earned his Master of Photography and Craftsman degrees with the Professional Photographers of America, is a Digital Print Master, Photographic Artist and has been recognized twice by Kodak, with the Kodak Photographic Excellence Award.