Photography Basics for Jewelers with Ryan Koning with Ryan Koning

Saturday-Sunday, September 8-9, 10-5p

Learn the fundamentals to photograph your jewelry and metalwork in this 2-day weekend workshop with Ryan Koning. Photography Basics for Jewelers will help you jumpstart your camera, lighting, and retouching skills to promote your jewelry in today’s highly-visual world. Master the simple technical concepts that matter for shooting jewelry so you can spend time focusing on the artistry of your photos.

  • -Take the mystery out of your camera settings and learn exactly what you need for jewelry shots.
  • -Cut through the confusion of Photoshop and learn essential tools and techniques for retouching jewelry photos. Plus receive some exclusive time-saving tips and tricks.
  • -Enjoy dedicated time to review and optimize your own camera equipment that you can bring to class. No camera is required for this class.
  • -Borrow select techniques from the world of commercial photography to make shooting easier for small jewelry setups.
  • -Receive take home printed reference guides to help speed up and simplify your post-production

All levels welcome! This class is ideal for those with little to no experience in photography or those with moderate experience that now wish to specialize in the unique world of jewelry photography.


Photographing and retouching jewelry can be as easy as 1,2,3,4. It just takes…

One lighting environment - to put you in control.
Two camera settings - yup, it’s that simple once you understand why.
Three Photoshop concepts - that will unlock almost all of your retouching work.
Four Photoshop tools for basic retouching - just 4 tools can get the job done most of the time.


Tuition: $395 Payment plans available

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Reserve your spot today in one of our many inspiring workshops or classes by calling the Creative Side | Jewelry Academy of Austin 512-799-0731 or feel free to email us with any questions at info@creativeside.org.

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