Steve Meltzer (www.SteveFotos.com) has photographed art and craftwork for more than 30 years. He is the author of Photographing Arts, Crafts & Collectibles: Take Great Digital Photos for Portfolios, Documentation, or Selling on the Web and his newest book Capture the Light: A Guide for Beginning Digital Photographers. Steve can be reached at Steve can be reached at email@example.com.
Today, nearly all new digital cameras on the market take videos. There’s no gear to buy and no extra expense, so there’s no excuse not to put your toe in the movie waters and see how it works.
Irish painter Tom J. Byrne loves living in Paris, but is quick to admit that the City of Light can be tough place for artists trying to establish their careers.
Roger Moore became a warm glass artist just a few years ago, after having "varying degrees of success" as a graphic designer, publisher, gourmet food purveyor and stockbroker. To get his new career off on the right foot, he built himself a brand new studio - a studio that, while aesthetically-pleasing and highly functional, is just about as safe as it could be.
In the December 2009/January 2010 issue of Art Calendar, columnist Steve Meltzer introduced us to the world of artist Doug Granum and his artistic sanctuary. Here are some of the additional photographs of Granum's home and studio that we were not able to get into the magazine.