Join Konrad Eek for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring what to show in an exhibition, part of Planning and Staging an Exhibition.
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…Now that you have a venue in which to exhibit your work, it's time to…make the final decisions on what work you're actually going to exhibit.…I know you probably had some things in mind when you started your search.…But those choices might need to be tweaked,…depending on where you're showing.…Several considerations come into play, how many pieces can you show.…Is your work appropriate for that venue?…Over time, you've probably developed several collections of work or…groups you can choose from.…One mistake I think a lot of beginners make when they…get their first opportunity to show their work, is kind of scatter shooting.…
Where they'll pull an image from one collection and…an image from another collection, and it will lack cohesion.…You might see a landscape photograph and a portrait and…a couple of cityscapes, and there's no real theme that ties everything together.…I want to show you a few of the bodies of work that I've created over time, and…talk to you about advantages and the disadvantages that they have.…
Next, Konrad takes a selection of images to an exhibition space in Oklahoma City. There he shows how to sequence selections for maximum impact and hang them at the right height and distance apart. The course concludes with tips on other methods of self-promotion available to photographers.