Keyword sponsorship

Keyword sponsorship

A good way to get your work noticed on Fine Art America website so to sponsor keywords and different products. This brings your artwork to top page on the search results, so to take advantage of this feature I’ve listed the keywords and products I’ve sponsored – this is a requirement from the site.

 

Erotica

erotica canvas prints
erotica prints
erotica framed prints
erotica acrylic prints
erotica metal prints
erotica greeting cards
erotica posters

Bondage

bondage canvas prints
bondage prints
bondage framed prints
bondage acrylic prints
bondage metal prints
bondage greeting cards
bondage posters

Ballet Shoes

ballet shoes photos
ballet shoes canvas prints
ballet shoes prints
ballet shoes framed prints
ballet shoes greeting cards
ballet shoes posters

FineArtAmerica for sale

FineArtAmerica for sale

It’s my work that is for sale on FineArtAmerica in truth, and not the website. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve uploaded about 300 images from my back catalogue and made them available for sale. I’ve also included some more recent work too. As Fine Art America website is large your work can get lost, for example enter the word Erotica into the search area and it returns 5,000+ items for sale. To help get your work noticed you can sponsor keywords which bring you on the first page in search results, this is what I’ve done. Below are the links to those specific keywords across a range of product types:

Nude

nude canvas prints
nude prints
nude framed prints
nude acrylic prints
nude metal prints
nude greeting cards
nude posters

Erotica

erotic canvas prints
erotic prints
erotic framed prints
erotic acrylic prints
erotic metal prints
erotic greeting cards
erotic posters

Sensual

sensual canvas prints
sensual prints
sensual framed prints
sensual acrylic prints
sensual metal prints
sensual greeting cards
sensual posters

Provocative

provocative canvas prints
provocative prints
provocative framed prints
provocative acrylic prints
provocative metal prints
provocative greeting cards
provocative posters

Erotica

erotica canvas prints

Fine Art America uploads

Fine Art America uploads

Over the past couple of days I’ve been uploading many of my images to Fine Art America where they are for sale. Fine Art America is a website that has many kinds of images on it.

Below is a range of link that contain some of my images listed by keywork, or you can go direct to my profile page at: http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/john-tisbury.html and see all my images in the one click

sensual photos
provocative photos
erotica photos
model photos
nudity photos
nude photos
female photos
sexy photos
bondage photos
fetish photos

Exhibition preparation

Exhibition preparation day

I spent almost all of Sunday 5th Oct preparing for the start of the Return of Temptation exhibition at The Strand gallery. The purpose of this post is to list some of the tasks that I have done in order to get ready.

Return of Temptation exhibition, The Strand Gallery, London, October 7-12

Return of Temptation exhibition, The Strand Gallery, London, October 7-12

The day started with me bringing all the framed artwork downstairs from the storage room. I lined it all up around the walls in the kitchen to get an idea on the size and number of images I had. I stacked them into landscape and portrait orientation piles to get an idea on the mix of formats. Then I looked for the widest and tallest prints as they will be the most difficult to place in a hanging scheme. Next step was to check how much gallery wall space I’d paid for, this was just as well as I had 3 metres in my mind, whereas it was actually 2.75 metres. The only thing I didn’t know was the height of the walls, this information was not available on the booking form or on the website. I guessed at normal ceiling height which is 2.4 metres. I measured out 2.75 metres on our dining room table and then started to lay the prints out to get an idea of what could go where. This is just a rough layout and gives me an idea of how many prints will fit along the run and how to mix them up between landscape and portrait and print size. Often you have an odd split between portrait and landscape orientated images which means you don’t end up with a symmetrical hanging plan. This was the case with mine.

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Framed prints lined up in landscape and portrait orientation

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A few more prints

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The largest prints in another area

Starting some trial layouts against the length of the wall space ordered, in this case 2.75m long

Starting some trial layouts against the length of the wall space ordered, in this case 2.75m long

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deciding on the mix

Once I’d decided on the best mix of images I ended up with four rows of prints. This is an iterative process and some prints look better together and look more pleasing. I ended up with a couple of alternative hanging plans by the end of this task.

A rough sketch of the first two rows of the hanging plan

A rough sketch of the first two rows of the hanging plan

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Amber likes to help out on these occasions. I’m very vary in case she decides to play chase and run behind the pictures looking for mice.

Doing the labels and pricing is one of the final jobs.

Doing the labels and pricing is one of the final jobs.

After a few goes at getting the layouts by a process of trial and error it’s a final check that the chosen images fit along the wall length.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Working out the hanging points and gaps between the prints

Working out the hanging points and gaps between the prints

After this then there’s the task of working out where the centre of each print will hang and how much gap there will be between each print. As each print is different in width you need to ensure they all have the same gap between them otherwise it looks messy and uneven. This takes a while to calculate and took me about an hour. Although it’s a bit of a ball ache to do, I do find it worth doing as it saves me having to work it out on the day when I arrive at the gallery. All being well, once I’ve unloaded on the day I can set about putting up the work as I know the order of each print and exactly where I need to place my picture hooks to hang the work. Tomorrow, Monday 6th October, is hanging day, so I’m hoping all my planning has gone well – I’ll let you know.

I’ve 2 exhibitions currently in London

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My images on Fine Art America

My images on Fine Art America

I’ve recently added a lot of my images on Fine Art America website and offer them for sale as prints, canvases, phone cases and other products on FineArtAmerica website. Search for me on there or follow the link below for a page on erotica

my profile: http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/john-tisbury.html

Or click here for some more erotic photos

2 London exhibitions

2 London exhibitions – October 2014

On Monday 7th October 2014 I will be setting up my exhibition at The Strand Gallery, which means I have 2 London exhibitions running at the same time. If you can get to into London then you have an opportunity to view two of my exhibitions running simultaneously, both featuring completely different works of art.

2 exhibitions different works

An 11 minute walk (0.5 mile) gets you between both venues, so they are very close together. I made sure that both exhibitions feature completely different works, there will be over 60 pieces of work between the two venues with all works available for sale. Below are the details of the two exhibitions plus links to other blog posts about the exhibitions.

The Strand Gallery
Exhibition runs from Tuesday 7th October – Sunday 12th October
Address: 32 John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6BP
TEL: 0207 839 4942
Viewing times: Mon – Sun 11am – 6pm
WWW: http://thestrandgallery.wordpress.com/

Return of Temptation exhibition, The Strand Gallery, London, October 7-12

Return of Temptation exhibition, The Strand Gallery, London, October 7-12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harmony Store
Exhibition runs from Monday 25th August 2014 – ongoing
99a Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DP
Telephone: 020 74342646
Opening hours:
Monday – Saturday 10.00am – 11.00pm
Sunday 10.00am – 10.00pm
WWW: http://www.harmonystore.co.uk/store-information

John Tisbury exhibition Harmony Adult Store, 99a Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DP

John Tisbury exhibition Harmony Adult Store, 99a Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to visit both locations?

It’s a 11 minute walk between the two locations, just 0.5 mile! Below is a link to Google Maps which will show you the route.

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/dir/99A+Charing+Cross+Rd,+London,+Leicester+Square+WC2H+0DP,+UK/Strand+Gallery,+32+John+Adam+St,+London+WC2N+6BP/@51.5098412,-0.1261707,16z/data=!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x487604d2a226529d:0xf2e7ecf7d0c216fa!2m2!1d-0.1295775!2d51.5137377!1m5!1m1!1s0x487604ceb9776dbd:0x34943df585bf7b05!2m2!1d-0.124066!2d51.50866!3e2

Previous blog posts about these two exhibitions:

http://johntisbury.co.uk/wordpress/exhibition-at-the-strand-gallery-london/

2 new John Tisbury exhibitions

How to hang artwork

Harmony

Harmony behind the scenes

High speed synch flash

High Speed Synch Flash – urban portraits

I recently attended a 1-2-1 training session with Damien Lovegrove as I wanted to learn about using high shutter speeds with speedlight flashguns. I rarely use speedlights as most of my work is studio based, so I decided I wanted to learn more about this technique and I knew that Damien was very good in this area. This need coincided with an email offer from where he was offering 50% off 1-2-1 sessions booked before a certain date – this seemed like an opportunity too good to miss.

The day was great fun and working with model Victoria Bond was a pleasure as she was good spirited, keen and a great model to work with. Above all I tried all different techniques during the day, from natural light, to high speed flash synch flash. I learnt a lot of new things, and realised that I can incorporate some of these techniques into my own photography, which was part of the objective of the exercise. I feel that I want to re-visit nudes in the landscape using the high speed synch flash techniques as it produces a powerful and striking image. I do need to practise with this technique, especially using an aperture of F1.4 and getting things sharp.

A range of shots taken during the day

Natural light, F2.8 1/50 sec, ISO 400

Natural light, F2.8 1/50 sec, ISO 400

Natural light, F2.8, 1/1000 sec, ISO 400

Natural light, F2.8, 1/1000 sec, ISO 400

Speedlight key light, sun backlit, F2.8, 1/1250 sec, ISO 200

Speedlight key light, sun backlit, F2.8, 1/1250 sec, ISO 200

Speedlight key light, F9, 1/250 sec, ISO 200

Speedlight key light, F9, 1/250 sec, ISO 200

Speedlight key light, F1.4, 1/8000 sec, ISO 200

Speedlight key light, F1.4, 1/8000 sec, ISO 200

Speedlight key light, sun backlit, F1.4, 1/4000 sec, ISO 200

Speedlight key light, sun backlit, F1.4, 1/4000 sec, ISO 200

Speedlight key light, sun backlit, F13, 1/250 sec, ISO 200

Speedlight key light, sun backlit, F13, 1/250 sec, ISO 200

Natural light, F2.8 1/100 sec, ISO 800

Natural light, F2.8 1/100 sec, ISO 800

Flash, F4.5 1/1600 sec, ISO 200

Flash, F4.5 1/1600 sec, ISO 200

Natural light, F4 1/50 sec, ISO 200

Natural light, F4 1/50 sec, ISO 200

Harmony store John Tisbury exhibition

Harmony Store John Tisbury exhibition

Harmony have written a blog article about my exhibition in their 99a Charing Cross Road, London. There’s a few pictures too of some of my artwork. The exhibition will be there for a couple of months, so if you’re in the area drop and and have a browse.

Poster in the front window of Harmony Store, 99a Charing Cross Road, London

Poster in the front window of Harmony Store, 99a Charing Cross Road, London

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blog article here: http://www.harmonystore.co.uk/blog/john-tisbury-erotic-art-london

 

 

Roxy Love shoot

Last weekend I was working with Roxy Love, who is a model I’ve worked with quite a few times, and is also not too far away. The day was organised as a two session shoot. I had a customer who are an artist and they wanted some help shooting some reference images that they could use to draw from. So we started for the first 2 hours working around a number of poses and looks to provide Keith the artist with a wide range of poses, looks and lighting approaches so he could use them for reference work – he was certainly very happy with the shots he took.

We then worked on some erotic and sensual themed images, a couple of examples are shown below. As we’ve worked together a number of times before it’s easy to understand what both of us want and what looks good. We tried out a couple of mirror sets too which looked very good. I’ll edit some of those and add them to this post.

Roxy Love

Roxy Love in a different two light setup

Roxy Love in a 2 light setup

Roxy Love in a 2 light setup