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Digital Photography of Museum Objects (London 2020)

From: Tuesday 16.06.20
at 9:00am
To: Wednesday 17.06.20
at 5:00pm

Institute of Archaeology




This two day practical course is for those who wish to optimise the results they are obtaining using digital equipment to record images of museum objects.  Whilst there will be discussions on the use and choice of digital cameras the emphasis will be on practical photographic and lighting techniques and on how to manipulate the resultant digital images for use in reports, exhibition catalogues etc.

Event description: 

Topics which will be covered in more or less detail (dependant on the participants’ needs) include:

  • Close up
  • Focus Stacking
  • Taking photographs of buildings
  • Flash
  • LED Lighting
  • Photoshop
  • Flat copy
  • Watermarks/Translucent Materials
  • Reflective Materials
  • Tethering
  • File type 
  • Archival
  • Scanning,
  • RTI
  • Use of a Colour Chart
  • Colour Temperature
  • UV/IR Photography