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Photographs of Photos

Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry Berman Feb 27. 6 Replies

Hello everyone, I am a newbie and have a newbie question. I have photography and digital art. Do I need to submit pictures of the printed images? or, is the original digital file fine?Continue

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Larry Berman replied to Eric Urquhart's discussion Photographs of Photos
"Photographs that you sell at shows can be your original file formatted for jurying. You don't need to show the matting or framing. But if you make other products from your images, those need to be shown and not described. Larry Berman"
Feb 27
Lenore Kalotai replied to Eric Urquhart's discussion Photographs of Photos
"Ok.  Thanks!  That's what I've been doing, but then someone mentioned that I should just be sending the original files and I wasn't sure anymore.  "
Feb 27
Larry Berman replied to Eric Urquhart's discussion Photographs of Photos
"You need to photograph the product for a jury image. You can't tell the jurors what you make, you have to show them. Larry Berman"
Feb 27
Lenore Kalotai replied to Eric Urquhart's discussion Photographs of Photos
"I also had this question, but does using the original files for jurying apply if you have different products made with the photography?  For example, I sell matted photos, but I also have photos decoupaged on artists canvas, printed on…"
Feb 27
Eric Urquhart replied to Chris van atta's discussion Booth photo? Can I take the photo in my driveway or yard?
"I think that's the only way it should be done. Go for it."
Jul 17, 2018
Eric Urquhart replied to Tara Sage's discussion Are art fairs a good starting point for unknown artists?
"Hi Tara. I am in a very similar situation. I am not really an emerging artist as I am very well established in my specific art industry. But I have never done an art fair, so, emerging art fair artist I guess. I am doing my first art fair this…"
May 31, 2018
Eric Urquhart replied to Walt Bennett's discussion Looking for a web site designer that I won't have to take out a bank loan for!
"You said that you don't want to leave IPower, but to get what you are asking for, you may have to. This is also an old post so you may have already done something.I use WIX. They have templates but you do not need to use them. You can…"
May 24, 2018
Eric Urquhart replied to Sherry Pelletier's discussion Can't decide on a site builder
"I would not use smug mug. every time I go to a photographer website and it is smug mug, my corporate work computer blocks it. For some reason, many corporate filters will not allow SmugMug. So, you are limiting your audience."
Apr 20, 2018
Eric Urquhart replied to Sherry Pelletier's discussion Can't decide on a site builder
"Back in Oct 2017, I tried Squarespace, Zenfolio, WIX, and Photoshelter. I used all of them for the time of their respective trial periods (usually 2to4 weeks) I built my site on all of them. I found WIX to have the best value for the money and…"
Apr 18, 2018
Eric Urquhart replied to Eric Urquhart's discussion Photographs of Photos
"Thanks Larry!"
Apr 16, 2018
Larry Berman replied to Eric Urquhart's discussion Photographs of Photos
"Always the original digital file sized and formatted for jurying. The booth picture is to show presentation. Larry Bermanhttp://BermanGraphics.com412-401-8100"
Apr 16, 2018
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Photographs of Photos

Hello everyone, I am a newbie and have a newbie question. I have photography and digital art. Do I need to submit pictures of the printed images? or, is the original digital file fine?See More
Apr 16, 2018
Eric Urquhart replied to Allan Leon's discussion Whether to allow artwork photos or not
"Thanks for pioneering that experiment for me. I was thinking about doing that. However, I have had much different experienced with exposure on social media. Without going into the details I will say that the only way I would have been able to come…"
Apr 12, 2018
Eric Urquhart replied to Allan Leon's discussion Whether to allow artwork photos or not
"I am actually a photoshop expert. And I can tell you that Content Aware cannot do that."
Apr 12, 2018
Eric Urquhart replied to Allan Leon's discussion Whether to allow artwork photos or not
"You all make very good points. I have a question. Has anyone ever made a sale after telling them they could not take a picture? I am very new to the art fair business. But just for business in general, telling someone they cannot take a picture…"
Apr 12, 2018
Eric Urquhart replied to Allan Leon's discussion Whether to allow artwork photos or not
"While none of us like the idea of our work being stolen and we should do what we can to guard against it, I think we some need to wake up and recognize that we are living in 2018, not 1995. Times have changed. Dori was right about…"
Apr 12, 2018

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At 8:34am on March 16, 2018, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Eric,

Welcome to AFI!  We're delighted to make your acquaintance and hope you'll find the site beneficial.  Thanks so much for signing up and best of luck as you move forward.

At 11:59am on March 28, 2018, Connie Mettler said…

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