How do you make your prints?

Discussion in 'Member Organized Functions' started by gr82bart, Jun 5, 2005.

How do you select your prints for exachanges

  1. I send a different image for each person and make a custom print

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  2. I pick one image and 'mass produce' several prints to send

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  3. I pick out previously printed prints and send that

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  1. gr82bart

    gr82bart Subscriber

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    Just curious to know what people send out in the print excahnges and how they get their prints.

    Art.
     
  2. Jim Chinn

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    When i have done exchanges in the past I will usually send several of the same print. It's interesting to get a variety of input about the same image.
     
  3. David A. Goldfarb

    David A. Goldfarb Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    For the group exchanges I usually send everyone the same image, and I'll usually print up something new. Occasionally, if I'm pressed for time, I'll send out prints from the files, if there are enough of the same one to go around. If I'm doing two exchanges in close proximity to each other, I'll see if there's any overlap in the groups, and if not, I might print one image for both groups.
     
  4. Marc Leest

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    I make a 24x30cm FB - archivally processed - print that has not been printed before or has been made specially for the exchange. I send everyone the same image.
     
  5. rogueish

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    This will be only my secound group exchange and first blind exchange. I'll pick an image, print till I get it right (in my eyes). Then I'll print enough good copies to send out to everyone in my group and one for me:cool:, same as last time. Then I'll pick another image for the blind exchange and work on that.
     
  6. Ole

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    This group exchange may get the same picture as the previous one - I found a great match between image and paper and used up my remaining stock. So I have a little reserve of the "black print", which I may send until all are gone...
     
  7. Nige

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    I usually pick a new picture to print then send multiple copies.
     
  8. Ole

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    I'll have to find a new image - there's overlap :smile:

    Time to start thinking...
     
  9. MurrayMinchin

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    This blind exchange will be my first. I picked one of my hardest, most problematic negatives and learned much from the struggle.

    Murray
     
  10. bobfowler

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    This is my first group exchange and second blind exchange. I selected one image for the group and another for the blind.

    I must admit that I'm just a bit nervous that the images I'm sending out won't be "good enough". That's strange when you consider that I've been selling images for about 30 years! :smile:

    My wife is almost more excited than I am about the print exchanges. She can't get over the wonderful sense of community that we have here...