[vcf-midatlantic] (Delayed) pictures from yesterday

Christian Liendo cliendo at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 08:24:10 EDT 2016


Light gray.. Since most machines are beige (some are black) , you want
a contrasting color when taking photos.

On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 11:12 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> Here are some pictures of the back half of the new room, in which you can
> see how the microcomputer exhibit is shaping up:
>
> http://vcfed.org/evan/long1.jpg
>
> http://vcfed.org/evan/long2.jpg
>
> There's a lot more work to do. For example, each station will get a
> backdrop, so visitors (and their pictures!) are not distracted by
> artifacts/walls behind the units. We determined that the most affordable way
> to do this is to use bolts of fabric. A bolt is a yard wide (same as each
> unit), up to 10 yards long, and can be purchased in almost any color. I
> called the fabric store and found out they'll even cut an entire bolt into a
> zillion slices for us. If we get them cut into 6-ft. lengths (same height as
> each shelving unit, then we can just attach them to the back of each unit,
> it makes a nice backdrop, and it's completely mobile with the unit itself.
>
> The question is, what color should be get? Beige? Off-white? Light gray?
> Light/medium blue?
>
> Note: In the second picture, the iMac + late-90s internet appliances are not
> part of the micro exhibit; they're part of the modern history exhibit. Will
> pick up some dark green fabric for its background so it matches the green
> wall across from it (shown in earlier pictures).



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