Upcoming Workshop: Take Pictures Like A Pro With Your Point and Shoot Camera by Elena of SimplyNu

Join Elena of SimplyNu and the Etsy New York team on Monday, May 19th, 2014 at the Etsy Labs in Dumbo, NY (Brooklyn) for a workshop on taking great photographers of your products using the manual settings of your point and shoot camera.

Attendees will learn how to make the most of your photos to tell your brand's story and explore the following topics:

  • How to use your camera manual settings, including: resolution, time exposures, crops, and macros.
  • Use of backgrounds and props to enhance your product.
  • How to best frame and crop your product to create a memorable image.

Workshop will start with a quick review of a few favorite Etsy shops and an exploration of what makes their photos interesting and unique.

Please bring your camera and 1 or 2 products to photograph, along with an item that you can use as a prop (for example, a piece of cloth or small stand.)

This workshop is free to all EtsyNY teamies.  All non-members who are interested in attending can purchase tickets ($5) on Eventbrite. Check in will occur at the door, so please have your tickets and ID available. The door will close at 6:30pm.

Hope to see you there! 

Around the Corner: Stone Barns Center

Just 25 miles north of Manhattan you will find a slice of farm heaven --  Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture.  Stone Barns is not only a beautiful 80-acre non-profit four-season farm/educational gateway to farming and sustainability, it also happens to have a fresher than fresh farmers market, a lovely gift shop, a cafe, and Blue Hill at Stone Barns restaurant.  Worth to check out?  You betchya!  This amazing place is open to the public all year Wednesday - Sunday, and what a treat it is!

An upcoming event sure to be fun for the whole family is Stone Barns Center's 7th Annual Harvest Fest -- filled with live music, hayrides, a pie bake-off, workshops on food and farming, and more!  
When: October 2nd, 10AM-3PM, for more info click here.

Thanks so much for stopping on by!  If there's something neat to do in your neck of the woods, please leave a suggestion in the comment section (it must be located somewhere in the NY Tri-State area).

Until next time,