It’s easier to make connections online when you have good photographs.
I know I’m relentlessly preaching the value of good language, but don’t neglect excellent photos. And I’m not just talking about photos of your art.
Never underestimate your audience’s desire to know more about you and more about your life as an artist. How about photos of . . .
- Your art (let's start with this at a bare minimum)
- Your office
- Your studio
Need more detail? I give 31 examples of various photos you can add to your promotional mix in today's issue of the Art Marketing Action newsletter. The content is for subscribers only, but you can get the latest edition in your inbox if you subscribe by October 5.
What photos do you find people are responding to?
25 thoughts on “Photo Ideas to Shake Up Your Online Presence”
You didn’t mention short videos for YouTube, Vimieo etc. Maybe that is another blog. I love the list though, thanks.
Heidi: In my newsletter, I was focused on subject matter – not really what to do with the pics. So, you’re right . . . maybe it’s another post.
Have you made such videos?
Great list, Alyson!
How about when things go wrong?
Oh no! But, see, you had a good image of the painting. High hopes that it appears soon.
Thanks so much for the list, Alyson – really, really useful 🙂
Thanks, Wild C!
Thanks for the list Alyson! I’ve started adding some photos of my studio in addition to my artwork on my blog posts, but hadn’t received much change in response until I added my first short video, which included me, my studio and my work – Wow, that was a big hit! I’m now thinking about more ways to include video clips in my online presence.
Ayn: Neat! I will have to go take a look.
Writing this post helped me think about additional photos I could add to my own site. Ah, the power of writing. Good for the soul and the biz.
I would love to share the photos of my studio door and sofa but not sure how directly on here but I’ll put this link: https://www.facebook.com/Doraficherart You can see some of the photos here.
NOW….I have to get all this to a blog post. For now it’s on my fan page. 😉
I loved seeing these, Dora. In fact, I was writing that post as you mentioned your new red door. Kismet!
And I look forward to seeing the studio in person when I’m there in November.
I always take in process photos of my work. I even set it up as a automatic slide show when I do shows for people to see the progression. Great post, thanks!
Roxane: How do people react?
I always take photos with me, I usually set them up when I come back home. Anyways, Thanks for this post!
I like to take pictures of my work in public exhibitions. Curators have great skill and make artwork look especially amazing.
Elissa: Yes! All hail the curatorial touch.
WOW, SO glad to have found you and this amazing gift of a resource! All of this is GREAT!! Need a workshop in CA.!
Sheri: I’ve done a couple in No CA. Never south of Hollister.
What a great list! Thank you! 🙂
Hi Alyson –great post and a keeper.
Great ideas! Thanks for the large list in the newsletter… If anyone reading hasn’t subscribed to that yet, do now! 🙂
Thanks, Jennifer. I had fun writing the 31 ideas for this issue.
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