New pricing for design

New pricing for design

Since I set my design prices in 2013, there have been a lot more people coming to me with images that don’t need any polishing, and that should stay exactly the way the photographer shot them. It doesn’t make sense to me that a set of images I don’t spend time polishing would pay the same rate as those that take more time, so now there are lower prices for design with print-ready images: for 100 images, full package design is...

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Changes for EU customers

Due to the changes in VAT regulations concerning sale of digital products for the EU, as of January 1, 2015, DIY services will no longer be available, and album design clients will not receive online copies of their polished images or flattened designs. Design-only services will only be available if for third party sites with a European base, such as Blurb UK.

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Christmas is coming

2014’s Holiday Order Deadlines are approaching! Most critically, Deluxe Matted Albums must start design by October 15th, and the rest of the matted albums must be started by October 20th.

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Getting Lovesick

Getting Lovesick

This Sunday I will be down in Pioneer Square for the Seattle Lovesick indie wedding expo, chatting with people who aren’t married yet in hopes that they remember me a year from now! I’ve got a shiny new aluminum sign, a shiny new deluxe flush sample in metallic silver leather and red, a new Seldex Gallery sample in, uh,  metallic gunmetal buckram. I guess everyone knows my weakness for metal now?  At least the new boudoir sample...

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Happy Holidays! A year in review

Happy Holidays! A year in review

It’s been an amazing year!  I will be closing the office (except for currently in-process projects) until January 5th. I shipped my last holiday order yesterday (the 21st) and I need to lie down for about a week and wean myself back off caffeine. I wanted to do one of those maps where you color in every state/province/country you (or in this case, my albums) have been too, but they’re just too big. I definitely would like to...

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Restoring photos from Hurricane Sandy

I am volunteering with the group CARE for Sandy to restore photos damaged in Hurricane Sandy, and encourage you to let anyone you know who is affected know about this effort.

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