Jon Michael Anzalone

Photographer
   
Location: New York City
Nationality: Queens
Biography: Analog spiritualist. Crumbling cities and strange places. Jon Michael Anzalone works independently on stories of personal interest and significance, carrying out well-studied, politically mature, and humanist photo essays on obscure topics. His... read on
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Visura's Product Page & Strategies
jon michael anzalone
Jan 21, 2016
I've just opened up my site's web store using Visura's new Product Page in the Site Manager.

This has been something I've wrestled with for a while. When you have a lot work to choose from, how do you make it available without having so much that a potential customer doesn't get overwhelmed, or scroll so fast through a block of images that they don't stop to look at anything?

My solution was to create a "Permanent Collection," something of a portfolio for sales, and a smaller "Series," which I will change and rotate on a new theme periodically.

I'm using the "Masonry" layout on the Permanent Collection, since it lets me show more images in less space in an eye-catching way, and the "Clean List" layout on the Series, since it has room to let the images breathe, with a text area to describe the work and how it fits into the curation.

This strategy lets me keep my most sellable images up for sale but also highlight more subtle work. I can create demand for the Series images based on a limited availability timeframe. Not only that, but with a revolving updated series, I will be able to drive traffic to my site and my store with announcements of a new Series collection. This should help me avoid sounding like a broken record putting the same work on blast to the same audience. Hopefully it works out!

Take a look: www.defeats.us 
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Orzu Bazaar - Revisited

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Move with Animals

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World Nomad Games 2018

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Portfolio Prep Question

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World Nomad Games III

By Jon Michael Anzalone / cholpon-ata — In one month, I will be in Kyrgyzstan for the third biennial World Nomad Games. This is a Olympics-style..
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World Nomad Games & Publishing Query

By Jon Michael Anzalone — This September, I am going to Kyrgyzstan for the World Nomad Games. It is the third biennial hosting of this..
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2018

By Jon Michael Anzalone — I can't wait to tell you about my next project.
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Orzu Bazaar

By Jon Michael Anzalone — I am very excited to finally share my longform photoessay in Uzbekistan. This work took a long time to..
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Uzbekistan

By Jon Michael Anzalone — As television drones who couldn't find Uzbekistan on a map pose themselves as experts I have a volume of..
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Visura Consultations

By Jon Michael Anzalone — Thank you to editor Scott Thode, and thank you to Visura for creating the opportunity for editorial..
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Orzu Bazaar - New Exclusive Project

By Jon Michael Anzalone — I have just shared a ten image preview of my new project, Orzu Bazaar, which I shot this past April/May in..
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2017 Project

By Jon Michael Anzalone — I'm working on something new. If interested, say hello. jon.anzalone@gmail.com
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Photography Timeline - 2005-current

By Jon Michael Anzalone — I posted a timeline of my photography going back to 2005. Want an introduction to my aesthetic, and to see..
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Interview: Today's Zaman

By Jon Michael Anzalone — In 2011, I was interviewed about my photography project, Khamra Obscura , by a reporter for Today's Zaman..
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Reflection Essay

By Jon Michael Anzalone — I wrote a reflection on the meaning of the nature photos and sequences in my work, NO LAWS.
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New Project Pitch

By Jon Michael Anzalone — Howdy, editors. Looks like the winds of fate will take my next project to Central Asia. My next work is..
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Ambient Reaction

By Jon Michael Anzalone — During a long, affecting political cycle, everyone has something to say about their viewpoints and reaction..
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NO LAWS

By Jon Michael Anzalone — After a long year, I'm happy to announce my 2016 work is now complete. "NO LAWS" is a long read, slow burn..
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2016 Project

By Jon Michael Anzalone — Three moments, two journeys, one diary. No laws in my sprawling, disjointed 2016 work, across Pennsylvania,..
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Paradise Valley

By Jon Michael Anzalone — Looking forward to sharing new work in a couple of months.
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Recent Work

By Jon Michael Anzalone — Just came back from a one week trip shooting. For the first time, I went somewhere that had very few people..
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September 3rd

By Jon Michael Anzalone — It's been a while. It feels likes interminable since I picked up a camera, or since the last project in..
Awards

MIFA Award

By Jon Michael Anzalone — Thank you the Moscow International Foto Awards for recognizing my 2015 photo essay, Ayb. This project is a..
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Instagram

By Jon Michael Anzalone — I guess I'm behind the times on this, but I've just opened an Instagram account. Follow me @defeats.us  
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