Ctein's Bird Impression sale is in its last hour (it ends at noon Wisconsin time). I'm curious as to how you felt about the print being offered in two sizes at different price points...whether you bought one or just considered it. Did you like the option or did it discourage you? (Another option is to present two different sizes for the same price. What would you think of that?)
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Carson Harding: "I liked the different sizes. I bought the smaller print because of where it may hang and because I happen to have a couple of unused frames and mats sized exactly for it. The purchase seemed like fate."
D. Hufford: "I am not sure the lack of a price differential between sizes would affect any decision I would make in buying a photo. However, I have noticed that some believe the difference in material costs (and possibly labor time) is insignificant. If the photographer believes costs are insignificant, then the price should be based on the smaller size. Size itself does matter. I live in an average size Tokyo apartment, and there simply ain't no room for anything much bigger than A4. A3 is a stretch. Most Tokyo photographers will tell you that prints (of any size) don't sell in Tokyo."
Jack: "I like the offer of sizes. Joe, Mike, and I considered two sizes for the Leica S2 mirror lake image from June 2014, but did not offer smaller sizes because a large part of the motivation for the offer was to let other photographers see how a very high resolution 24x36" print actually looks in real life. A smaller print would not have demonstrated that, though I did have one TOP reader plead for smaller sizes because they wanted the image, but could not afford even the special one time only 24x36" price. We did consider offering an even larger print at 30x45", but the price point, shipping costs, and, importantly, framing costs would have gotten very high, even at a special offer price. I can report that that 30x45" is what I prefer to offer, but shipping is a challenge.
"As it was, because of the large 24x36" size, even though it sold well across four continents, we received no sales from Japan, where earlier comments suggest that even 8x10" is a challenging size to find room to display in small apartments. Mike, going forward, you will have not only these comments, but your data on orders to help you decide whether to offer dual sizes again. Regarding pricing, for my own work, I have previously priced each size purely on the ratio of print area."