Some people might go to their local bookstore to find books. Others might go to read magazines or sip coffee.
Steve Rosenbach went to his local bookstore to hang a photography show. But he didn't stop there. He hung shows at a local library, a city hall, and a camera club.
In fact, after more than six photography shows, he has learned a few tricks. In our interview, he shares what works and doesn't and how you might hang a photography show in one of your neighborhood businesses.
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This episode is the first of two parts:
Here's what we will learn in Part 1
- Where are some of the kinds of locations he has had success hanging his photography shows?
- What makes for a good show location?
- How do you prepare for a show?
- What print sizes and frames do you use?
- What is a cost effective way of creating framed photos for a show?
- What is a good length of time to leave a show up on display?
- What kind of support do you need to provide for your show once it is hanging?
- How many pieces do you need for a show?
- How do you determine sales prices?
- What technique did he use to sell $900 of photos after the show?
Part 2 follows in the next episode
Next week, we will look at a case study. I interview Bridget Murray Law's about her recent photography show at a local coffee shop.