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Old 01-15-2010, 05:21 PM
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Any thoughts or critiques would be appreciated.

Rick

http://www.blackdawgimaging.com/index.html
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Old 01-15-2010, 07:16 PM
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Re: New Site

I love your site and your work Rick. Did you build the website yourself?
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Old 01-16-2010, 04:00 AM
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Thank you Carol. Yes I built it using Freeway Pro.
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Old 01-16-2010, 04:22 AM
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Re: New Site

Nice work Rick
The problem with your site is you have to scroll up and down Maybe you could resize or get it to resize.
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Old 01-16-2010, 05:37 PM
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Re: New Site

Thanks zganie

I had the site at 1024 X 768 for a while and got complaints that it was too small so I uped it to 1280 X 1024 but with the border it's actually 1180 X 740. Unfortunately freeway doesn't support liquid layouts which would be ideal. I'll have to see how many complaints I get about the size and then decide what to do. After checking around it would seem as though 1280 X 1024 is becoming the new standard size with over 57% to it's credit and as you can imagine in retouching images, bigger is better for potential clients

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Old 01-16-2010, 06:37 PM
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I have my screen resolution set at 1920 x 1200 pixel and it looks fine. In fact, it doesn't even fill the screen.

I think you are correct in choosing the screen resolution you have.
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Old 01-19-2010, 12:50 PM
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I think it's great.

If I had to nit-pick, I'd ask that the duration of the images in the opening slide show be a wee bit longer (Firefox 3.5.7 on my end). If you've done that deliberately so the viewer is forced to dig deeper into your site, so be it.
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Old 01-20-2010, 08:54 PM
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Re: New Site

On my DSL connection, some of the images take a while to load, Other than that I like the clean look, and the roll-overs are great. Ncie photo work too.
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Old 01-21-2010, 06:35 AM
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Site worked fine. Your retouching is not my taste and I think it's a bit heavy handed. Blurred skin is..... well.

But a good site.
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Old 01-21-2010, 08:08 PM
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Well funny you should say that because there is absolutely no blur on any of the images on my site. Every image is done with D&B layers or hi and low frequency masks because blur is well you know...

Thanks for the comments DJ

Thanks NCP

Hanginon : I felt the same after looking at it a few times and have done exactly what you said.
Thanks

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