1. Find a suitable venue that is open and airy with high ceilings, neutral wall colours, large windows, plenty of natural light and is on one level.
2. Plan your layout so that your viewers can stand back from your photographs and appreciate the full detail of the subject matter.
3. Create a natural route for people to walk down without having to wait to get passed other viewers and to conform to health and safety or fire regulations.
4. Choose a display system that is stable enough to carry your photographs if they are large or in frames.
5. Arrange your photographic exhibition so that you can use both sides of the photography boards to show off as many different photographs as possible.
6. Make sure your display panels are a suitable colour and that they don’t clash with your subject matter. Grey, blue and even black work really well to show off photographs.
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8. Allow viewers to focus on one specific piece of artwork at a time.
9. Think about dividing your exhibition into different subject matter areas.
10. Think about dividing your exhibition into different photographic artists areas.
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12. Do not use hot spotlights that could damage your photographs or reflect off the glass if they are framed.
13. Think about how you are going to attach the photographs to the display boards.
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15. Think about hiring acrylic photographic sleeves for specific images. These can them be attached to the display panels using Velcro and will help to sharpen up the images.
16. Consider mounting some of your photographic images on poster board that gives the photograph a potential frame in a contrasting colour.
17. Using different sized spacers behind your images might add an extra dimension to your display?
18. Create a special display attraction using your most prized piece of artwork that you might have used to promote your photographic exhibition in posters, invitations, programs or your website.
19. Hire acrylic business card or brochure holders so that visitors can take details away after the show.
20. Make the design and layout interesting with the use of column and towers and add information boards explaining the background of each photographic artist.
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A full design, delivery and installation service is available but these panels are designed to be erected by anybody without the need for tools.
For further details on availability of photographic panels or sculpture plinths for hire and prices please visit our web site www.accessdisplays.co.uk or speak to one of our photographic exhibition specialists on 01793 613088 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Happy exhibiting and we wish you great success with your own photographic exhibition.