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  • February 9, 2014

    Columbus Open Jury 2014

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    Columbus open jury. Not more than about a dozen artists attended the first day. No matter how much we stress how important it is to attend an open jury to see both your presentation and what you are competing against, artists are just not taking advantage of this. The second day about 20 artists attended, probably to see if they made the second round.    Read More…>>

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    February 7, 2014

    Setting up a Booth in Snow 2014

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    Jury deadlines are coming up and for most art shows, artists need to submit a picture of their booth apply, even for deadlines in the middle of winter when it’s snowing.    Read More…>>

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    January 20, 2014

    Mounting an iphone or ipad

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    Doing double duty. A customizable mounting system for iphones and ipads that works in your vehicle and can double as an iphone camera mount.    Read More…>>

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    December 22, 2013

    Happy Holidays

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    Our holiday card for 2013. Happy Holidays from Mary, Larry, Elvis and Baby    Read More…>>

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    The Thinker

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    The latest addition to my Visitors Gallery. We had to have a new commode put in the other day.    Read More…>>

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    Best of Cheswick

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    For $79 you can also be the best in your profession in your local community, or at least hang up a plaque that lets people think it.    Read More…>>

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    December 3, 2013

    Apple iPad Mini Retina Color Problems

    Artists, and especially photographers, should be aware of this issue. Apple screwed up big time. They used what appeared to be a different technology on the mini 2 retina display and the colors look muted and somewhat washed out.    Read More…>>

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    November 19, 2013

    2014 Artisphere Open Jury Review

    The open jury for the 2014 Artisphere art show was Saturday November 16th, 2013. Artists got to see their jury images projected, and it gave them the opportunity to see how their images compared to the jury images of their competition. Artists who attend an open jury should take away something that can improve their chances of getting into art shows.    Read More…>>

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    November 10, 2013

    The New Definition of Owning Art

    Artists are struggling trying to keep up with the past. The value of art, or more specifically the value of owning art has changed. It’s time to reverse the trend by trying to bring art buyers and collectors back to the art shows instead of people who live their lives in social media.    Read More…>>

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    November 2, 2013

    Happy Halloween 2013

    Happy Halloween 2013 from Elvis and Baby    Read More…>>

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    October 28, 2013

    The Big Yellow Rubber Duck

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    On Friday October 18 we took the puppies and went downtown to see the big yellow 40 foot tall rubber duck    Read More…>>

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    October 13, 2013

    Larry Berman Award

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    And I though they were getting tired of me being constantly on them about the image formatting to make sure the system was fair for all artists in how their images were presented to jurors.    Read More…>>

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    Art Shows that Project the Images

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    This list of art shows was provided by ZAPP on 5/11/12. Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the Original, Art Fair on the Square, Art in the Pearl, Artisphere, Arts Festival Oklahoma and more..    Read More…>>

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    Fixing JuryImages.com

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    The best resource web site for artists (well, second best to BermanGraphics) is http://juryimages.com. It offers two things; free image processing for ZAPP or JAS and a way to visually test and compare your jury presentation. Because of the complexity of the different types of code used on the web site, everything broke last week […]    Read More…>>

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    September 10, 2013

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    The Glossary of Digital Art and Printmaking from the Digital Art Practices & Terminology Task Force (DAPTTF) is now being hosted on BermanGraphics.    Read More…>>

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    September 2, 2013

    Chair Pod

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    The chair pod is a tripod like camera support connected to a chair, so I call it a chair pod.    Read More…>>

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    Licensing Photography and Artwork

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    Some issues about licensing art you want to address. Some suggestions on how to find companies interested in your artwork and how to price your licensed artwork or photographs.    Read More…>>

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    August 20, 2013

    Playing by the Numbers

    Playing by the Numbers. Understanding the image sizes used by the ZAPP and JAS application systems    Read More…>>

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    August 19, 2013

    Unconscionable Remarks from Jurors

    In all cases, you have to wonder what, if any, instructions were given to the jurors by the show directors    Read More…>>

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    August 11, 2013

    Jurying Three Rivers 2013

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    As an artist, I wondered why they need a booth shot because I assumed that artists presented their work professionally. Well, I was wrong.    Read More…>>

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    August 7, 2013

    The Orphan Rights Bill – Our Greatest Fear

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    It’s not whether or not the orphan rights bill passes, it’s the selfish attitude that “everything is free on the internet.” Case in point. One of my most popular photographs of Julius Erving is a shot I took of him from the back with his hands on his hips. Aside from the many prints I’ve […]    Read More…>>

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    July 23, 2013

    Ann Arbor 2013

    After walking Three Rivers and Boston Mills, I drove to Ann Arbor to walk as much of the combined four art shows as I could in three hot days    Read More…>>

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    July 13, 2013

    Camera Equipment for Sale

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    Camera equipment I’m selling. If you’re interested in anything I’m offering, please call me at 412-401-8100.    Read More…>>

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    Copy and Copyright

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    For years I’ve been hearing from other artists about the guy who ripped off one of my most popular images. About 30 years ago while doing the Virginia beach Boardwalk Art Show, my wife and I set up a picture on the beach    Read More…>>

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    July 12, 2013

    A Clean Photography Booth

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    Bill Snyder specializes in astrophotography He was an emerging artist at the Three Rivers Arts Festival last month. I mentored him through preparing    Read More…>>

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