In an article for The Photo Argus, my website designer Cristian highlights 10 Trends in Photography Website Design. All of the ideas he mentions are topics we discussed when laying out the Ten18 Photography site. Cristian and I believe the former way of designing photography websites–with Flash slideshows, loud music, and popup windows–is a thing of the past.
As photographers, we must view our profession as an art. It’s not just a way to make a few bucks. Otherwise, we’re only taking snapshots and someone is hiring us for the equipment we own, not for our artistic vision and experience.
Capturing great photos requires not only a good eye and experience, but also professional equipment. While digital photography has become mainstream and quality cameras and lenses continue to fall in price, photos captured using professional gear show a clear difference. Here’s some of our professional, go-to photo equipment:
Like many, I figured designing a logo couldn’t be that hard. All you do is open Adobe Illustrator, play around with some fonts, wait for something cool to appear on your screen, and you’re good to go. I couldn’t have been more wrong! Logo design is extremely difficult.