The November 2014 / January 2015 edition of Professional Artist magazine features an article by me titled “Think Before You Leap: Beware of People Who Tell You to Follow Your Passion.”
The editor suggested photos of artists at work to accompany the article and I knew exactly who to contact: ceramic artist Patricia Griffin.
Patricia Griffin in her studio. Photo by Debbie Markham.
Patricia is a member of
Don’t underestimate your audience’s desire to know more about you and more about your life as an artist. And never underestimate the story that a good photograph can tell. Share photos of Your Art, Your Office, Your Studio, and You. I’ll bet you already have a lot of these photos, but are you showing them? Could you share a quick link to them if you were asked?
Me, Meaghan Flaherty, and Libby Hintz. Photo by Pat D’Aversa.
I flubbed up last week big time.
I failed to give credit to the photographer of the personal picture in the Art Marketing Action newsletter.
The photographer who made Megan Flaherty, Libby Hintz, and me look so good was Pat D’Aversa.
I know better than this – especially since I had just taught about the importance of credit lines in the
It’s awful to wake up the day after an opening, workshop, or art show and think of all the photos you wish you had taken. Make a plan to shoot the photos you’ll wish you had later.
Most compact digital cameras have significant barrel distortion. The wider the lens, the worse the effect. So when you take a picture of someone, their nose looks bigger than it should. Guest blogger Jeremy Lee shows you how to correct for this in your reference photographs.