How to Photograph Your Art with Joachim Froese

Pursuing a career as a professional artist requires documenting your artwork professionally, and the quality of the presentation of your artistic output can determine the future of your career and is essential for securing exhibitions, grants and other professional opportunities.

This practical workshop introduces you to the basic skills required to successfully photograph your artwork for print and promotion. Learn the basics of digital capture, including lighting techniques and camera skills, including the lowdown on aperture shutter speed control, ISO ratings and white balance.

Discover how to edit photographs in Photoshop, as well as the import and export of digital images and file handling.

Participants should bring:

  • Camera – DSLR if possible; smartphones have limitations
  • Tripod (if able)
  • Laptop with imaging software, ideally Photoshop
  • Some ceramic pieces to photograph


Morning and afternoon tea provided. BYO Lunch.

$250 for CAQ members; $295 for non-CAQ members. 

Members, please ensure that you are first logged in, and then use the discount code ‘memberfee’ at checkout to secure your place at the member rate. Not a member? Join via our website here.


About Joachim Froese

Joachim Froese (PhD, MVA, BFA, AFHEA) 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), teaches photography at universities in Australia and Germany.



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