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Exhibiting Photography, 2nd Edition

Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Acknowledgements
  6. Thanks
  7. Introduction
  8. Chapter 1 Thinking about Exhibiting
  9. Chapter 2 Creating Support Systems
  10. Case Study One Leila Miller: The M.A. Show
  11. Chapter 3 Storage & Archiving
  12. Chapter 4 Preparation
  13. Case Study Two Esther Teichmann: Working Collaboratively
  14. Chapter 5 Alternative Routes
  15. Chapter 6 D.I.Y Alternatives
  16. Case Study Three Sian Bonnell: TRACE
  17. Chapter 7 Approaching a Gallery
  18. Chapter 8 The Curator’s Role
  19. Case Study Four Anne McNeill: A Gallery and a Curation: Joy Gregory at Impressions Gallery
  20. Chapter 9 Forward Planning: One
  21. Chapter 10 Forward Planning Two: Research
  22. Chapter 11 Texts: One—Personal
  23. Chapter 12 Texts: Two—Publicity
  24. Case Study Five Karin Bareman: Dutch Photography Centers
  25. Chapter 13 Texts: Three—Mailing Lists
  26. Chapter 14 Thinking about Presentation
  27. Case Study Six Bridget Coaker: Troika Editions: How to Start an Online Gallery
  28. Chapter 15 Pre-Planning: Using the Exhibition Space
  29. Chapter 16 Pre-Planning: Practical Issues
  30. Case Study Seven Katrina Sluis: Exhibiting Online
  31. Chapter 17 Printing for Exhibition by Mike Crawford
  32. Chapter 18 Sales
  33. Case Study Eight Andrew Dewdney: The Quest for a Digital Gallery
  34. Chapter 19 Hanging the Exhibition
  35. Chapter 20 The Private View
  36. Chapter 21 After the Private View
  37. Chapter 22 A Summary
  38. Appendix Checklists
    1. The resources file
    2. Offering feedback
    3. An exhibiting c.v.: Alison Marchant
    4. The timetable
    5. The budget
    6. The press release
    7. Invitation card
    8. European paper sizes in millimeters and inches
    9. The tool kit
    10. Hanging an exhibition: the sequence
    11. Possible teams to organize a group exhibition
    12. Photo festivals
    13. Possible pitfalls of exhibiting
    14. Some ways to avoid pitfalls
  39. Bibliography
  40. Index