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  • December 10, 2012

    Quirky Jury Images

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    A few quirky jury images that may cause comments that slow the jurors down while they look at your work    Read More…>>

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    December 7, 2012

    Even Worse jury Images Possible

    There is a browser app that allows you to upload images from your own photos (Camera Roll) on an iPad or iPhone. And it also tells you the pixel dimensions    Read More…>>

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    December 5, 2012

    Did the Photographer do the Right Thing

    You might have heard about the uproar over the December 4th New York Post cover picture of the man about to be hit by the subway train in New York City. The photographer who took the picture, when asked why he didn’t try to rescue the man, said that he tried to use his flash to warn    Read More…>>

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    December 2, 2012

    It’s About the Aperture

    My popular article on how to set your digital camera seems to have missed an important setting when photographing small objects like jewelry. Though the quality of a jury image is mostly determined by the lighting, if you can’t get the entire object in focus, you may be wasting your time.    Read More…>>

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    November 14, 2012

    Remembering the Past

    For Veterans Day I want to honor my father and the best way is to point to the web site I built for him in 2001 when my mother passed. He was a bombardier in World War II and his mother saved every letter he wrote home.    Read More…>>

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    November 13, 2012

    Point and Shoot Cameras

    With the growing use of smart phones for photography, including my own, here I am writing about purchasing yet another point and shoot camera.    Read More…>>

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    November 9, 2012

    2013 Fort Worth Open Jury Review

    How important having great jury images are when applying to the better art shows.    Read More…>>

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    November 6, 2012

    Xena for President

    Every American has the right to vote. Even cute puppies.    Read More…>>

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    November 4, 2012

    Fixing Jury Images 06

    Photographing mirrors for jury images presents a challenge because what’s reflected in the mirror is a distraction    Read More…>>

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    November 1, 2012

    October 2012 Madness

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    Things that make no sense and leave you scratching your head, like the art show application that tells you to submit digital photos or digital prints but charges you extra if you send photos or prints    Read More…>>

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    October 28, 2012

    Xena and Elvis Halloween 2012

    Getting the kids ready for trick or treating.     Read More…>>

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    October 17, 2012

    SlideShark

    I’ve been getting a presentation ready for my workshop on photographing artwork for the Craftsmen’s Guild of Pittsburgh. I believe in redundancy so I always carry additional copies of my presentation on    Read More…>>

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    October 13, 2012

    Xena and Elvis at Lowes

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    Xena loves to be wheeled around in a shopping cart.. Here’s she is with Elvis at    Read More…>>

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    October 10, 2012

    Workshop on Photographing Artwork

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    I’ll be presenting a workshop on photographing artwork on October 27th at the Center for the Arts in Pittsburgh. For more information    Read More…>>

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    October 8, 2012

    ProPhoto RGB Color Space

    ProPhoto RGB is a color space that should never be used for jury images, for the web, or for    Read More…>>

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    October 6, 2012

    Fixing Jury Images 05

    The unremarkable turned into the remarkable. The orance feather and beads make a great looking jury image once color corrected    Read More…>>

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    October 1, 2012

    Pro Panels or Mesh Walls

    The difference in Pro Panels and mesh walls to hang your artwork on in an art show booth. Pro Panels make your booth look like an art gallery. But if you drive a small vehicle, like a minivan, they will take up approximately 50%    Read More…>>

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    Art Show Display Rental

    Art show display rental from artists in various locations throughout the country. If you’re not using your display, consider listing it for rent locally on weekends you don’t use it. Any medium is welcome to list their display at no cost.     Read More…>>

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    September 24, 2012

    Cornbread

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    I had photographed a tea set for a ceramicist a few months ago. She wanted to submit the image for a calendar but there needed to be some kind of food in the picture.    Read More…>>

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    September 23, 2012

    Fixing Jury Images 04

    The indoor display was extracted from the background and dropped into a white canopy.    Read More…>>

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    September 20, 2012

    Asking for Digital Images

    From time to time I get requests from art shows asking how they should word the image requirements on their application, or sometimes I contact art shows that are asking for images in a way that will confuse artists and maybe cause them to spend money unnessarilly to have their images formatted to meet the […]    Read More…>>

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    September 17, 2012

    Juried Art Services Scoring

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    Juried Art Services (JAS) how the jurors see your images and how the jurors score.    Read More…>>

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    September 10, 2012

    Fixing Jury Images 03

    How much white is too white. Any amount of white that draws your eyes and makes it difficult to see the detail within the few seconds the jurors may spend evaluating your artwork.    Read More…>>

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    September 7, 2012

    Xena at A Fair in the Park

    I took my puppy Xena with me when I walked A Fair in the Park, the Pittsburgh art show.    Read More…>>

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    September 3, 2012

    Limited Time Only

    For people looking for a discount.    Read More…>>

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