Photographing Your Worksm
Workshops & Courses

How to Photograph Your Work

This work­shop will look at all aspects of pho­tograph­ing your art­works and is aimed at artists & craftspeople

02/10/21 – 04/10/21
£40 for non members; £13 for CAMP members
Saturday 2 October 2021, 11am-4pm
CAMP members £13, non-members £40

This CAMP workshop, run by photographer Joanne Dorothea Smith, will look at all aspects of photographing your artworks at home and in the gallery, and is aimed at artists and craftspeople. We will look at how to photograph a range of different artworks including paintings, sculpture, installation and moving image.

We will cover the following topics:
– Photography basics
– Composition
– Natural lighting
– Basic editing, including using free software
– Using a tablet or mobile phone to photograph your artwork
– Photographing in a gallery

Please bring your camera, mobile phone (with camera) or tablet with integrated camera and we can work with them to show you how to take a variety of images. If you have a small item you would like to photograph, please bring it along. This workshop is for any level of photography experience.

There will be a lunch break and afternoon tea break. You are welcome to get your lunch from the Cafe or alternatively bring your own lunch. CAMP will provide juice and water.

There is free disabled parking outside Ocean Studios. There are accessible, gender neutral toilets on the ground floor. There is a lift to the second floor.
For information on how to get to Ocean Studios here -

Please let us know if you have any access requirements by 27 September 2021, by emailing

About CAMP
CAMP is a member-led support and professional development network for artists/curators/producers/arts writers living in Devon or Cornwall. More info at

About Joanne Dorothea-Smith
Joanne Dorothea-Smith is a conceptual photographic artist and teacher of photography, she works at Plymouth College of Art and is a community educator in Devon and Cornwall. Her personal work is an interpretation of place at different points in time. Working primarily with the land she excavates these spaces using photography, historical and scientific data and embodied practices of writing and exploration. These intersections of experience and memory make for an aggregated practice that includes Photography, archives, moving image, sound and writing. Dorothea-Smith uses these forms and narratives to re-form her found descriptions of reality.
Photographing Your Worksm