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Old 09-16-2009, 03:58 PM
HennadiyK HennadiyK is offline
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My new website...not finished yet, but functional.
Let me know what you think.
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Old 09-22-2009, 07:10 PM
Flashtones Flashtones is offline
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I'm not really qualified to critique the work. Looks pretty good to me.

I like the website itself, is it custom built or from a template? I don't know anything about these scalable sites but they're pretty cool.
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Old 09-23-2009, 02:06 AM
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aartist aartist is offline
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I like it and like the music and the textured background.
Lovely female, very beautiful.
Where can I get this music?
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Old 09-23-2009, 03:38 PM
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Dear Hennadiy...

This looks like a great start. But a couple of quick comments.

For me, it's a little hard to figure out what market you're going after.

From a branding perspective, it's all over the place. Sometimes it's HK in the watermark, sometimes it's spelled out in type, sometimes it's in a script that's rather hard to read. Sometimes it's rather discreet down in the corner. And then you've got copyright information playing games in a bunch of your images (which is kind of distracting and in my mind being disrespectful to your own creative work).

I would recommend that you consistently use the same credit/copyright/branding on all of your images. Keep it simple and small and out of the way (bottom right or bottom left). The HK is kind of interesting, but it doesn't work well when it's ghosted back -- and it won't really help people to find you on the web. Every image should have your web address on it. That way if an art director takes a screen shot of your image they can actually figure out where they picked it up from. You have a difficult name to remember and spell, so you need to make sure that you're helping people find their way back to your site when they like your work and want to work with you. The copyright information should be clear. Keep it simple and consistent.

Something like this: ©Hennadiy Kvasov. HK (with the HK being tucked in the corner) see the attached image.

Or you could put the copyright/address/branding in a strip that runs across the bottom below the whole image.

Good luck with your site.

Hope you are doing well. Take care. Alan.

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Old 09-23-2009, 05:40 PM
HennadiyK HennadiyK is offline
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Alan, thank you so much! This is probably the best response I've every had.
I will put the copyright/address/branding in a strip that will run across the bottom of the entire image...I love that idea...thank you!
I'm a student. I'm just at the begging of my photography career. In the future I would like to do fashion and beauty photography.
At this point I'm shooting a lot of things and that why my work is all over the place...I'm just practicing =))

Thank you very much,
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