Tag: marketing

The Ethics of Limited Editions

The Ethics of Limited Editions

| April 8, 2012 | 70 Replies

Some time ago, I referred to photography as a field “fraught with cognitive dissonance.” One such example, in my mind, is the strange practice of limiting print editions. Try as I might, I cannot reconcile the notion of edition limits with what to me are some of the most compelling and advantageous reasons to pursue […]

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Small Confession

Small Confession

| March 17, 2010 | 15 Replies

I fully acknowledge the vital importance of marketing and self-promotion to the financial success of an artist. Still, as a person, I hold in higher esteem those who engage in it reluctantly than those who do it with fervor. To me, the penniless desert rat staring silently into the dancing flames of the campfire is […]

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Journal Entry: I’m Not That Important

Journal Entry: I’m Not That Important

| March 11, 2010 | 7 Replies

I discovered a new pictograph today that I had not seen before. It was very faded but the daubs of colorful pigments, carefully drawn, were still evident. It was obvious that considerable time, skill, and thought went into the drawing, the materials, and the location. This style of painting is generally associated with what people […]

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Social Networking Checkpoint: So Far – No Better Mousetrap

Social Networking Checkpoint: So Far – No Better Mousetrap

| August 8, 2009 | 18 Replies

Since reluctantly joining the masses on various social networking services I received quite a few questions about any benefits reaped. Well, I’m hardly an expert, nor do I claim to be a typical user of those sites (far from it, in fact) but for what it’s worth – here are some initial impressions as of […]

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