The Importance of High Quality Photos:
Understanding Pixels, Resolution and File Types
with David Paul Bayles
In this not-too-technical class, artists will learn how to easily and confidently manage the images of their artworks for submissions, giclee printing and press requests. Learn to understand the juried submission guidelines and how to submit exactly what they request.
What a pixel is and why they are so important
How to properly re-size your images for juried submissions
A simple folder and file management system for artists so you can easily locate the image you want and always maintain an original, pristine image of your artwork
When, where and why to use Jpegs, Pngs, or Tiffs
The difference between DPI and PPI
Why the “Save As’ command is your best friend
The importance of high quality photography of your artwork as one of the foundations of your art career
David Paul Bayles has been a professional photographer since graduating with honors from Brooks Institute of Photography in 1980. Twenty-three years after graduating, his alma mater asked him to give the commencement address and awarded him an honorary master’s degree. His commissioned images have been published in numerous national and regional magazines, websites and corporate reports. His fine art photography is held in museum and private collections. He is currently working on his second book of photographs that will accompany his traveling exhibition titled Sap In Their Veins.