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Digital Photography for Historic Collections

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National Coal Mining Museum

New Road

Overton

Wakefield

WF4 4RH

United Kingdom

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This training workshop should be of interest to anyone who is new to and/or responsible for digital photography of their collections in libraries, archives, museums or galleries.

What will it cover?
Creating digital replicas of collection items has become part of the core work of museums. Whether you’re looking to add images to your collections database, create beautiful online exhibitions or share images on social media, this training will provide a practical approach for collections on creating good images of their collections. The day will comprise of an introductory overview to digital photography of historic objects, followed by a practical session on setting up and carrying out a photography session in a studio and in situ.

Who will be running it?

It will be coordinated and delivered by Alison Mitchelson, YHFED Freelance Training Provider and the trainer will be Bryan Rutledge, who runs his own business, Rutledge Photography. He has over 40 years’ experience, at National Museums Northern Ireland photographic unit becoming their Senior Photographer in the 1990’s, and advancing to the Head of Photography in 2003, until his early retirement in 2006. Bryan has photographed an immense range of objects and people in a diversity of situations and environments, while working both as a museum photographer and in his own freelance company. He specializes in photographing paintings, sculpture, fine art, and heritage related objects. Bryan has lectured at the College of Art and at South Eastern Regional College, both in Northern Ireland.

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National Coal Mining Museum

New Road

Overton

Wakefield

WF4 4RH

United Kingdom

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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