Harriete E Berman's Blog – June 2011 Archive (6)

Promoting Your ART and Craft at no cost with PROFESSSIONAL RESULTS.


ASK Harriete is running a series of posts about promoting your work for free or low cost.

Each post will show examples of presentation and tell you how.

What is SlideShare? SlideShare is a FREE site where you can upload PowerPoint Presentations.  You can add MP3 files to your presentation to have audio along with your visual…


Added by Harriete E Berman on June 23, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Color Backgrounds for Art and Craft Photography Sends A Message

Today's post on ASK Harriete titled,

CODE in Color Backgrounds for Art and Craft Photography

discusses the color background in art and craft photography with images of art and craft. 


There is no easy answer or one…


Added by Harriete E Berman on June 16, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

The world of art and craft is no "slight of hand" magic show, but your photos can be magical.

 The world of art and craft is no "slight of hand" magic show.

Yet, there is a growing trend for including hands in photographs displaying jewelry, accessories and clothing. This increases the need to pay attention to the hands used as props.  

A poorly chosen hand prop can detract from the work in the photo and ruin any chance of being accepted in a book, magazine, show or exhibition. Martha Le Van from Lark Books shared these…


Added by Harriete E Berman on June 14, 2011 at 1:38pm — No Comments

BAD Backgrounds Yield BAD Photos - Don't Let This Happen to Your Work

MartheLEvANKNITtexture While our panel of experts from "Photography in Flux" at the recent Professional Development Seminar (SNAG Conference Seattle) did not declare a "standard" for photography backgrounds, they did make it clear that



Added by Harriete E Berman on June 9, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

How to Build a Better Shadow - A Photoshop Tutorial from the SNAG Professional Development Seminar.


The recent Professional Development Seminar offered an informative program titled "Photography in Flux." One of the pressing issues in art and craft photo is the growing popularity of the stark white background, often with a stylized shadow near the work.


ChristopherConrad1 As part of the Professional Development Seminar,…


Added by Harriete E Berman on June 3, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

HANDOUTS from past Professional Development Seminars Offer Lots of Information to Boost Your Art Career

Survey results from the Professional Development Seminar attendees indicates interest in topics that have been covered in past years. This reminded me of the information and HANDOUTS already available.



Added by Harriete E Berman on June 2, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

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