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Extened exhibition and a chance to win a picture ?

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Since I had a few people showing interest in my exhibition I decided to open it up again just for this weekend.

Saturday 14 April beteween 11-3 o´clock

Sunday 15 April between 1-4 o´clock.

If you share my blogpost and also write me a comment then you can win one of my pictures.

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Last day of my photo exhibition.

Today is the last day of my exhibition, A Journey into the Soul of India. I’m both happy and sad. Happy that quite a few have come to look and also happy that I had the courage to do this here at home. Sad that it’s all over.

I’m pleased that I have raised some money for one of the poor groups in India, the brick makers, especially the children.

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It feels good to give back to some of the people that have taken their time to talk to me and let me take pictures.

Now I need to sit down and evaluate and see what I could have done differently so that I know until next time if I should decide to do this again.

Dear readers, thanks for your support !

How to: hold a photo exhibition.

It sure was a long time since I posted something here but I have  just been so busy with getting everything together for my exhibition. It has been a thousand and one little things to do.

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So how to prepare a photo exhibition? What do you need to think of and plan?

A place to hang ; your own place, at a gallery or a museum ?

Alone or with other photographers-artists ?

Pictures: which pictures do I want to show, printed or canvas, sizes, mount boards, passpartouts,  framed or not, how many, how and where do I hang them

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Invitations: days, hours – opening and closing ceremony, send to whom

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How to get the word out: media, posters, personal invitations

Opening ceremony: drinks and snacks, coffee and cake, candy, glasses and mugs

Pictures: prizes, dots to put on when sold, delivery after exhibition, bubble wrap and tape !

For me it started with getting the garage a makeover …ceiling, walls, lighting ( most important ) It turned out really good but it was a lot of hard work. The most expensive part was the lighting but since it’s the most important  ( besides the pictures that is) at an exhibition I did find some really good ones. It was actually thanks to a friend of mine who has a flower shop. ( Elins blomsterglädje i Svenstorp )

My daughter helped me to do a plan on how to hang the pictures and why we should hang them as we did. ( architect thinking )

Then it was just all about a hammer, some nails + concrete hooks and a level.

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Keep your fingers crossed  since the exhibition is running all the way until the 7th april.