Jul 1st


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CategoryPosted in: GEAR, Marketing, Self-Promotion

Over-delivering: Jewelbox it!

jewelboxBeing visual professionals it’s crucial that every element of our self-promotion and each piece of our client deliverables look as good as possible.

It’s my goal to wow my clients, not just meet their expectations. If you feel the same way then those of you who present digital files to clients probably already do it with some style, something that reflects your branding and wows your clients.

Here’s a great tool for those of you wanting to take it up a notch, or make your current system even easier or better.

It’s called Jewelboxing, professional-grade dvd and cd packaging that’s customizable and hassle-free. You get the boxes, the labels, the templates – everything you need to drop in your designs and give a custom package to each client, or for delivery digital portfolios. I like the larger dvd-sized cases.

If you’re looking to take things up a notch, check it out here:

Jun 27th


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Friday Resource Roundup

Sorry I’m late with today’s post; teaching a workshop all day and it just completely slipped my mind. Having said that I’m writing this entirely coffee-free this morning so don’t expect lucidity. Brad Jarvis pointed me to David Tejada’s blog for a post about shooting through a diffusion panel as I mentionned yesterday – link […]

Jun 26th


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Great Gear: Lastolite Skylite

For all the talk about fancy gear, there are few pieces in my kit that I like more, and rely on more than a simple large diffuser. For learners looking to take their portraits up a notch – it’s hard to beat a good diffuser/reflector panel. A diffuser softens the light and removes harsh shadows. […]

Jun 24th


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Polaroid PoGo: July 06, 2008

My sponsors, ZINK, the technologists behind the new pocket-sized Polaroid mobile printer dubbed “PoGo” just told me the product is about to hit the market. The Polaroid website says PoGo hits Best Buy stores (probably in USA only) on July 06, 2008, and in Target on July 20, 2008. Estimated price will be $149. I […]

Jun 20th


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CategoryPosted in: GEAR, Influences, Resources

Friday's Resource Roundup

James Nachtwey opens the LOOK3 Festival – read about the inspiring conversation between Nachtwey and Time’s MaryAnne Golon on PDN Online HERE. I respect this man more than I can say. (If you’ve never seen his TED speech, head over HERE to A Thousand Words where Jordan Nielsen has it posted.) From that PDN article: […]