Photographing Your Artwork

April 25, 2021

Tips for Photographing Your Artwork

Here are some resources we find helpful:

Taking photos of your artwork with a smartphone:
https://willkempartschool.com/how-to-photograph-yourpaintings-with-your-iphone/

Powerful apps that can improve your smartphone photography:
• Snapseed Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCOlVPLP9Xw

• Moment Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkhkqM0IImA

1. How to photograph artwork framed under glass

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2msqA-LvfAM

2. Where to get paintings photographed

New Hope Photo
358 W. Bridge St.
New Hope, PA 18938
Phone: (215) 862-9333
Email: info@NewHopePhoto.com

https://newhopephoto.com/

• Call ahead to arrange
• Limited space, so they primarily handle 12" x 16" and smaller
• Generally $10-15 per piece

Rutherford's Camera Shop
23 West State Street 
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: (215) 348-4221

http://www.rutherfordcamera.com/ 

• Can handle up to 48" square
• Depending on how much impasto there is, and its size, doing a single painting could run $50.
• They recommend you bring in several works to be done at one time for a lower unit cost.

pixelMIGHT
Joshua Woodroffe
117 E Broad St, Souderton, PA 18964
Phone: 215-230-7300
Email: josh@pixelmight.com

www.pixelmight.com

• No size limits. Can also photograph sculptures. Street level to elevator accessibility.
• Starts at $50 for up to 2 pieces, $25 each thereafter. Price may vary for complicated or oversized pieces.
• On-screen color adjusting sit-down session included. Related video: https://youtu.be/Shi7ofp90fI

3. Printing and scanning of artwork

Fine Art Imaging & Reproduction

Graphic Imaging
6310 Easton Rd.
Pipersville, PA 18947
Phone: (215) 766-7927
Contact Anthony Flamio

Click here to view a PDF of Graphic Imaging's Pricelist.

https://www.graphicimaging.com/fine-art-printing

4. Taking Better Photos of Your Artwork by Jane Ramsey and Donna Lovely

Click the link below for a downloadable PDF with diagrams of how to photograph your artwork, useful apps, creating a digital database and more.

Download PDF | View the ArtTalk


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