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Safely transporting your artwork

It’s easy and oh so important to protect your artwork while transporting it. As I roll out the “curbside service” practices for studio photography at The Scientific Photographer, it seems important to stress the best practices for transporting art, antique and other valuable objects. For flat art objects, consider getting an adjustable box, often referred to as a “TV” or “mirror” moving box. These flat boxes are two-piece boxes that slide together (telescope) to accommodate…

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Curbside Drop Off

No-touch Photography Service – Our new, no-contact “curbside service” allows us to follow social distancing recommendations and remain safe. We’ll even communicate about your project and scheduling via email or phone – so really – no touching! Bringing objects to the studio to be photographed will operate much like restaurant take-out – except it won’t satisfy your hunger 😉 At your scheduled time, simply drive up to the studio door and I’ll remove the objects…

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Adapting to these new times

On the plus side, most artists can engage in their creative endeavors in the solitude of their studios, homes or outdoor locations. On the minus side, exhibiting artwork has changed considerably. Currently, museums and galleries are closed to avoid large public gatherings. Many have shifted to “virtual exhibitions.” We are all shifting how we work and enjoy art, and those changes will likely continue for some time into the future. With the rapid increase in…

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Six Reasons to Document Your Art Collection

You’ve spent a lot of time and energy building your personal art collection. It represents you, your style, your values, and so much more. You’re proud of your collection and have taken important steps to ensure its longevity. So have you documented it all? Documenting your art collection does more than create a sense of security and help your heirs and future generations; it also provides critical provenance information in an archive form, and establishes a record…

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