How to Document Your Artwork

16may10:00 am4:00 pmHow to Document Your ArtworkArtist, Artsworker & Educator Workshop


(Sunday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my time


TAFE QLD Southbank Campus

66 Ernest Street, South Brisbane, QLD, 4101

Event Details

In order to pursue a career as a professional artist it is important to document your artwork professionally. The quality of the presentation of your artistic output can determine the future of your career and is essential to secure exhibitions, grants and other professional opportunities. Educators will find this workshop useful for guiding students in professional photography skills and for documenting student work for assessment, reporting, digital delivery, or exhibition purposes.  

This course will introduce the basic skills required to successfully photograph artwork for print and promotion. It will cover: 

  • Digital capture: basic camera skills (aperture shutter speed control, ISO rating and white balance), basic lighting techniques. 
  • Basic editing of photographs in Photoshop, import and export of digital images and file handling. 

Workshop Requirements: Basic familiarity with camera equipment and Photoshop (or similar) 

Participants to Bring: 

  • Camera and tripod (can be shared amongst participants if equipment cleaned between each use)  
  • And/or a smart phone camera 
  • Small artworks to photograph 2D or 3D 
  • Laptop with Photoshop (suggestion: bring school laptop with access) 

Please note: Flying Arts cannot provide lunch or snacks at this time. 

Additional Information


Joachim Froese is an art photographer living and working in Brisbane and Berlin who has exhibited widely across Australia, Europe, Asia and North America. His work is included in numerous public collections including the National Gallery of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery of Australia, and the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art.  

He holds a PhD (Art) and teaches photography at universities in Australia and Germany and has been a Flying Arts tutor since 2003.