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Exhibiting Photography : A Practical Guide to Displaying Your Work

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You have the camera, you have the skills, and you have the pictures. Now what? Author Shirley Read expertly leads you through the world of exhibiting your photography one minute detail at a time. From finding a space and designing the exhibition to actually constructing a show and publicizing yourself, every aspect of exhibiting your photography is touched upon and clarified with ample detail, anecdotes, and real life case studies. In this new and expanded second edition, Shirley Read further illuminates the world of social networking, exhibiting, and selling photography online so your work is always shown in the best light.





Packed with photos of internationally successful exhibitions, check lists, and invaluable advice, this essential reference guide will help amateur and professional photographers alike successfully showcase their bodies of work with confidence and finesse.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 428 pages
  • 190.5 x 248.92 x 25.4mm | 1,179.33g
  • Focal Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 0240820614
  • 9780240820613
  • 529,365

Table of contents

Introduction


Chapter 1: Exhibiting Photography


Chapter 2: Your Resources File


Case Study 1: The Degree Show


Chapter 3: Archival Concerns


Chapter 4: The Transition from Making Work to Showing It


Case Study 2: Working Collaboratively-Creative Communities and Dialogues


Chapter 5: Alternatives: Looking for Independent Exhibition Spaces


Chapter 6: Doing It Yourself


Case Study 3: TRACE


Chapter 7: Approaching a Gallery


Chapter 8: The Curator's Role


Case Study 4: A Gallery and A Curation-Joy Gregory at Impressions Gallery


Chapter 9: Title TBD


Chapter 10: Forward Planning and Research


Chapter 11: Exhibition Texts


Chapter 12: Publicity Materials


Case Study 5: Dutch Photography Centres


Chapter 13: Mailing Lists and Audiences


Chapter 14: Thinking About Presentation


Case Study 6: Troika Editions: How To Start and Online Gallery


Chapter 15: Using the Exhibition Space


Chapter 16: The Practical Issues of Presentation


Case Study 7: Exhibiting Online


Chapter 17: Printing for Exhibition


Chapter 18: Pricing and Selling Work


Case Study 8: The Quest for a Digital Gallery


Chapter 19: Hanging the Show


Chapter 20: The Private View


Chapter 21: After the Private View


Chapter 22: In Conclusion


Appendix: Checklists










The Resources File







Offering Feedback







An Exhibiting CV







The Timetable







The Budget







The Press Release







The Invitation Card







Paper Sizes







The Toolkit







The Hanging Sequence







Organizing Teams







Photo Festivals







Possible Pitfalls of Exhibiting







Avoiding the Pitfalls







Bibliography
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"There is a crying need for a business perspective to the contemporary creative arts. My colleagues in the professional world rightly despair at the progressive reduction in confidence and breadth of knowledge of those wishing to enter the world of commerce."
-Geoff Clark, photographer and exhibitor with 40 years' experience
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