Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
The floor looks strange. There are wrinkles on the fabric walls. The side walls can be squared up and the paintings above the guitar on the French wall look out of place. If at all possible booth shots should be taken during the day when natural light is coming through the tent roof.
I was hoping you would take a look. A big yes to all those things you have pointed out. The reflection in the daylight was making the "license plate art" blowout. We just kept shooting for 2hrs then when it got dark they looked better. The floor was cement driveway.
I think that it looks fine but I am no expert on booth shots.
Have you ever had a dark booth? I point this out because if you are not used to it, you may not like it, especially on a dark or rainy day.
I tried darkening mine- only the shelves- and my first show was during an overcast rainy weekend. Did not like it, and changed it back immediately.
I wondered about the dark sides too. Our tent is white and I am not sure I'd like a dark one on dark days. It seems it would take much more lighting to keep a booth with black walls light and bright.
No, I have not had a dark booth, I have posters that tell my story, but you can not have those in your jury shots. But this is a great point you have brought up.
Peter, the reason I chimed in about the dark booth is the dark walls in the photo you posted, that's all.
love the colors against the black background. would have to see it daylite vs overcast to address light issues. personally, having never cared for vertical display of guitars, I would put guitars on back wall at 45 degree or so angle. not sure about the pieces on rt above guitar. are they for sale? might be nice to spread very few of them around booth.
Very nice. I do like the dark walls with your art and it makes a striking booth shot. However, I hear what the others are saying about the darkness on a dreary day. A bit of heresy: you could have different colored walls, floor, etc., when you are exhibiting, and you might consider that.