It is essential to have high quality images of your work to be competitive in your applications whether to fairs, galleries, open competitions, grant applications or awards. Crafts Council UK shares their top tips below for photographing your work.
You need to also consider the various ways in which your work is communicated visually. This can be how a single item sits within a themed collection; a product image suitable for selling online; images for marketing purposes which tells a story beyond the finished product from inspiration and processes of making to how it may look within an interior of a home or worn on the body.
Enhance your brand
Don’t just stick to product photography, enhance your brand (storytelling) with:
Top tips from Anne Purkiss, collection and portrait photographer
Recommended list of tools for a basic set up