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DIY Photography

DIY Product Photography Techniques

Camera Controls & Critique

This workshop focuses on building manufacturers’ technical skills in camera control (cellphone camera, digital SLR or digital point and shoot). Participants will also receive professional feedback on their website and social media photography and work together to identify what they’re doing right and what could be improved. Every manufacturer will leave with tangible ideas & strategies for improving their brand and product photography.

Fall Session 09/15/2018 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winter Session 01/26/2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spring Session 04/13/2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Camera, Lighting, & Composition

This workshop focuses on building manufacturers’ technical skills in lighting, composition and styling. It will include demonstrations of how to shoot with daylight, artificial light and set-up a variety of small studio set-ups for DIY product photography. This workshop aims to empower manufacturers to be self-sufficient in documenting their products as well as creative image-making for marketing purposes.

Fall Session 09/29/2018 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winter Session 02/09/2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spring Session 05/04/2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Photoshop & Lightroom Basics

This workshop covers the basics of how to use Photoshop software to digitally edit, resize, and change resolution of digital images. It will serve as a primer for someone learning Photoshop for the first time or as a refresher course. The goal of this workshop is to lay down a foundation for post-production photography skills. No prior experience is required.

Fall Session 10/13/2018 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winter Session 03/02/2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spring Session 05/18/2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For more information on these opportunities, email Joanna Reynolds at jreynolds@prattcenter.net.
These workshop are powered by Pratt Institute faculty, staff & students.