How to shoot print work for your portfolio

With a bit of photographic know-how, a half-decent DSLR or compact camera (see our best cameras list) and a sprinkling of art-direction flair, there's no reason why you can't shoot pro-quality images of your printed works that will do them justice on screens and online portfolios.

"Don't worry if you're not the most skilled photographer or don't have the best camera on the market," advises photographer Neil Watson.

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Tanya Combrinck

Tanya is a writer covering art, design, and visual effects. She has 16 years of experience as a magazine journalist and has written for numerous publications including 3D World, 3D Artist, ImagineFX, Computer Arts, net magazine, and Creative Bloq. For Creative Bloq, she mostly writes about web design, including the hottest new tools, as well as 3D artwork and VFX.