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Photography for Makers @ Atelier

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If you are a local maker hoping to use your smartphone to shoot crisp, professional quality photos of your handmade items for Etsy or Ebay, this workshop is for you! Local photographer Grant Kaye guides participants through the lens of a smartphone by sharing his tips on setting up your shot, making your photograph, editing and making your products look great! Participants will meet at Atelier to learn the basics of shooting and editing photographs with the FREE phone app Adobe Lightroom Mobile (which requires a free Adobe Account).

We will then work from a predetermined shot and product list, using products borrowed from Atelier. We will make use of available light as well as introduce the use of a table-top light tent. Once the shots are captured, Grant will guide students through the editing process right in the Lightroom App, no computer needed! You'll be on your way to selling your products right from your phone in no time.


  • Ability to confidently operate your smart phone with access to an App Store

  • Adobe Lightroom CC for Mobile App installed, which requires a free Adobe Account (directions here).


  • Smart Phone with lots of room for new photos

  • Fully charged battery

  • Participants MUST come to the class with Adobe Lightroom Mobile App installed.


  • Phone tripod



This class has a minimum sign-up of five (5) participants to run. In the event the class is cancelled, all participants will be notified 24 hours in advance. Please read our cancellation policy.

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