Photographing your artwork

Help yourself and our selection panel by providing a good quality photo of your artwork.

You don’t need a fancy camera
You can use your phone or an iPad

Use natural light

Artificial light can make the colours look odd. Take photos in an area with lots of natural light but avoid direct sunlight.

Incorrect – artificial light

Correct – natural light

Get close
Don’t leave dead space¬†around your artwork.

Incorrect – lots of dead space

Get straight on
Taking a photo from above, below or the side distorts perspective. Get straight on to your artwork.

Incorrect – from an angle