We Simplify The Technical!

Thanks for tuning into episode #57 of The Understand Photography Show!

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Understand Photography General Notes


Upcoming Trips:
Everglades 4 Day Photo Adventure:  Everglades, FL January 25-28, 2018

Florida’s Forgotten Coast – Apalachicola area April 16-20, 2018. 

About the Photographer
– Picked up a camera at age 33 as a creative outlet
– Always interested in fine art photography
– Photographed some weddings and promotional events – “Anything to make a buck.”
– Started doing art shows in Venice, CA with images of sunsets, the pier, old buildings, etc.
– First started aerial shots of Marina Del Ray as it was being developed
– Spent many years doing wide angle (4×5) landscapes of the National Parks
– Created a series of aerial photos of all major league baseball stadiums and football stadiums

Barry’s Photos and Equipment
– Main camera is a Pentax 6mm x 7mm
– Shoots in 8×10 or 11×14 format, film, 10 shots per roll
– Film purchased in Miami
– Sent to Massachusetts for initial processing into transparencies
– Transparencies sent to Bonita Springs (G & H Printing) for retouching
– Retouched images are then sent to Hi-Tech for printing
– Prints are matted and framed by Barry at home

Art Shows
– Expensive start-up and travel costs, you need to invest in order to sell
– Used to travel around the country and sell at shows all year
– Magazine for art shows: Sunshine Artist
– Found a niche on Marco Island
     – Marco Island Farmer’s Market – every Wednesday 7am – 2pm from Nov-Easter
     – thousands of people every week
     – sells only aerial photos of Marco Island

                          “People love to buy pictures of their island.” 

     – vendors are juried in, mostly locals
– Other art shows on Marco Island
     – Art Center on weekends
     – Episcopal Church either Monday-Tuesday or Thursday-Friday
-takes about 45 minutes to an hour to set up
– average sales per week are about $1000

You can find Barry every Wednesday at the Marco Island Famer’s Market (during season)
or at [email protected]

See you next week for episode 58! 

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