We’re already well into January of 2010. Can you believe it?
A good deal has been happening with the gallery, a few photo shoots, and other random news. So, let’s get to the latest updates.
- The print room expansion at the gallery is complete. Amazingly enough, we didn’t loose as much hanging space as we thought we would. Now when print clients come in to see their work in progress and do proofing they’ve got room to move around. I think I’ll be getting a few chairs so folks can be even more comfortable going forward!
- The Ian Russell Gallery is now looking for two specific artists. We’d like to find someone who produces blown glass, and we’d like to find a metal jeweler to display as well (silver preferred). If you’re interested, or if you know someone who would like to show their work in the gallery you can get in touch by following this link. Be sure to note the reason of your contact, and we’ll get back to you as quick as we can!
- One on One Photo Classes. I’ve been asked often over the past year regarding one on one photo classes. Well, I’ve now started offering several personal training services. Digital SLR Basics, Photoshop Basics, Photoshop Advance, and Start to Finish HDR. For more information stop by the gallery, give a call, or drop me a note here. I’ll be assembling PDF files this week on each one on one training session.
- For the new year a whole new price schedule. It’s pretty simple. $.08 per square inch on photo papers, rags, and water color papers. $.12 per square inch on canvas prints. Not a big leap, but hopefully it will allow us to keep up with inflation. I know, there’s no inflation according to authorities in the know. But given my background in economics I can tell you that in the real world that’s not a “model” there is inflation. We’re all feeling it.
- No major photo trips are planned for the near future.
- I’m considering offering a workshop this Spring on White Pocket. The workshop would be 3 days on location, and the maximum number of folks would be pretty small. 3 people. Currently I’m looking into workshop pricing to ensure that I’d be competitive and reasonable. For all my readers, let me know what you think about the concept. If there’s an interest I might line up time to do two 3 day workshops mid-Spring. Leave me a comment, I really want to know what people think of this concept.
- I’ve also been considering a few one day workshop ideas as well. The Vulture Mine, Promised Land (an amazing canyon nearby), and Cottonwood Canyon Road (a 2 day workshop). Comment away folks, I’d really like some feedback on these ideas!
Well, there’s all the news worthy stuff from the gallery. Oh, one more quick item…… Yesterday I received the worst haircut I’ve ever had in my life. So, when you see me on the street, don’t be surprised if I’m hiding under a hat! 🙂