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I think it is good to have some consistency of sizes in an exhibition, that's for sure. BTW, I am surprised the message got through my spam filter, given its title ;-) Nathan bob palmieri wrote: > Folks - > > Hoppy & I were having a discussion in the Print Swappers' Club about > image sizes and I thought I'd post these musings to the larger > community in a effort to get some clear ideas on the subject. > > Short version: Here are examples of 2 snaps that I shot a few weeks > ago. The duotone/infrared shot seems best realized as a 4 x 6 (5 x 7 > max) because, to me, it heightens the sense of discovery and doesn't > yell out and grab you when stuck up on the wall. (Also, in this case > the grain has appeal for me at a certain absolute size, but it's not > really the main thing here...) > > http://www.pbase.com/bobsworld/coba > > The color tableau, on the other hand, really needs to be around 2 feet > wide so someone can peer around in various corners of the image. > Also, the Big Color thing seems more festive or some such thing. > > I'm also debating this size business with 2 other snappers; we may be > doing a 3 man show in a few months and one of these guys really feels > that each one of us needs to commit to a single size for all of his > images to foster more "unity of the individual's vision." > > Anyone have a strong take on this stuff? > > Bob Palmieri > > _______________________________________________ > Leica Users Group. > See http://leica-users.org/mailman/listinfo/lug for more information > > -- Nathan Wajsman Almere, The Netherlands *Opportunistic Image Acquisition* General photography: http://www.frozenlight.eu http://www.nathanfoto.com http://www.greatpix.eu Picture-A-Week: http://www.fotocycle.dk/paws Seville: http://www.frozenlight.eu/fotosevilla Stock photography: http://www.alamy.com/search-results.asp?qt=wajsman http://myloupe.com/home/found_photographer.php?photographer=507 Blog: http://www.fotocycle.dk/blog SUPPORT FREEDOM OF SPEECH, BUY DANISH PRODUCTS!