July 25 & 26, 2017: Photographing Cultural Objects

Join instructors from the Canadian Conservation Institute for a 2 day workshop that will walk you through the process of digitally photographing cultural objects to meet conservation and documentation requirements. Learn how to choose proper photographic equipment; the various types of digital cameras and how they function; different light sources and their influence on colour; assorted lighting techniques; and setting up a digital workflow. The importance of combining all these elements in an appropriate manner to consistently produce accurate images is also discussed.Whether you are a professional photographer, curator, heritage professional, or student, this workshop will assist you in the creation of effective photographic documentation.

Workshop fee includes breaks and lunch for both days.

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