My first proper Exhibition

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  1. GIZTO29

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    Well, im proud to say that i have one of my pictures on display and available for sale in this Exhibition, 'A Different View' by our group, North East Collective 'A Ramble with Amble' at Arts Centre Washington. After finding our feet in our first Exhibition at Newbiggin Marine Centre this one is in a proper Art Centre/Gallery. Its a whole other side to photography printing and framing etc and is quite exciting! :D
    If you live in the North East pop down and have a look, theres some amazing photographers in our group including Mark Bradshaw, runner up 2 years running in Landscape photographer of the year.
    Ive had my camera since last September so this is a big deal to me :D

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    RWA Flyer by gizto29, on Flickr

    Arts Centre Website
    http://www.artscentrewashington.co.uk/production-details.aspx?id=197

    Our Website
    http://aramblewithamble.weebly.com/

    My shot on display & for sale
    http://aramblewithamble.weebly.com/philip-whittaker1.html

    Wish me luck and thanks for looking

    Phil
     
  2. shotokan101

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    Nice one Phil - I can imagine it's pretty exciting :smashin:

    Jim
     
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    congratulations and well done for such a fast progression. Good luck and hope you sell some prints!
     
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    Massive congratulations! :) That photograph really is stunning.
     
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    Awesome!!! Love the photos!!! Great achievement!!!:smashin:
     
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    Well done and only just up the road from me, so i might pay a visit.
     
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    Well done mate, and good photo too!

    :smashin:
     
  8. GIZTO29

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    Tanks Jim, it is :D

    Thanks Gordon, me too but even if i dont its been great fun doing it all :D

    Thanks very much :D

    HAha, cheers RAj :D

    Thanks, yeh pop in :smashin:
    Cheers Phil :D
     
  9. Pete Delaney

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    I hope it goes well. You should be justifiably proud of your work. I held an exhibition and it flopped. Lots of postcard size images sold (miniatures of the main exhibit pictures) and lots of praise from those who viewed it but the gallery didn't get the 'foot-fall' through the door and sadly my target town was by no means an affluent one.
    I was gutted in the end and made a note that next time (if there is one) I would only exhibit in the 'right place'.

    Another thing I learned was cheap frames don't work.... they look cheap (doh) so getting the right frames/borders was a big lesson.

    Good luck!! You deserve to do well:smashin:
     
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    Gizto, your photograph is quite stunning, congratulations and well done:smashin:

    I notice our friend Tontoshorse is in there as well:)
     
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    Tbh im not expecting to sell any but the fact that ive been invited to do this is something to be proud of for me and i never thought when i bought my camera last August i would have a picture on a Gallery wall. We have actually had our pictures (different to these ones) in a previous place but it was a restaurant really and we were so restricted it was ridiculous. Its all experience though. I know what you mean about frames etc as some are quite rubbish ive seen in some shops. Ive found a good framers so next time i get this done i will use them. My problem this time was buying an off the shelf frame so my mount is custom due to my shot being 15 x 10 and my frame 20 x 16. The mount is slightly different one way. I have however listed just prints for sale on this occasion so that any potential buyers can worry about frames etc. In my mind they wont feel theyre having to pay such a big price if they buy the print first off me :)

    Hey bodoman, thanks very much and yes, Jim has a picture in there aswell :)

    Phil
     

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