Every once in awhile I am honored to have a prospective client call looking for a large print to hang in their home. As you probably know, fine art photography isn’t really my business – my work normally is shot and used for commercial purposes. But what you may not know is that I always maintain a collection of images that I would be proud to hang in my home (and often do) and offer for sale to others. I have a large collection of food-related photography, a body of work from my travels to Argentina in 2008, a collection of Black and White fine art photography and plenty of landscapes, most shot off-the-cuff while walking through the city of Boston. Many of these aren’t displayed on my website, so let me know if you’re interested in them!
Today, this particular prospective client is looking for 2 or 3 vertical food-related images to hang in her kitchen. The color scheme in the kitchen is gold, blue, tan and white. So I say, “Hmmmm…let me look through my collection and see what would be appropriate.” And then I send her some web links to a few options and we go from there.
I would venture to say that every photographer has a collection of work that is appropriate for the wall. If you like a photographer’s style, enjoy their subject matter and have some bare walls in your home or office, it doesn’t hurt to inquire!
Here are a few of my personal favorites. And yes, I have these and others hanging on my walls!