Happy Fridays: Lovely Letterpress Roundup!
After our popular giveaway last week I thought it might be fun to post some letterpress inspiration on the blog this week! I have compiled some examples of gorgeous letterpressed business cards and calling cards below. Perhaps it may even sway those who have been too timid to give letterpress a try in the past. Everyone needs at least one piece of letterpress in their life…believe me
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Happy Friday everyone!
napcp contributor meet Kristen Smith
About the Contributor: Kristen Smith is a graphic designer and illustrator residing in Augusta, GA with her fiance Jon-Michael and two fur babies, Desmond and Penelope. She knew from a very young age that she wanted to do something creative and began taking design classes in high school. After receiving a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Georgia, she worked hard to establish a freelance career and officially launched her own company in 2011. Kristen is an award-winning designer, a celebrated creative for Minted.com, and has been working with NAPCP since it's inception in 2009. She has a passion for fresh and beautiful designs with subtle feminine hints and a dash of whimsy. Her passion for design is rivaled only by her passion for animals. She has been an avid animal rights supporter for many years and presently works with a local rescue organization fostering and rehabilitating cats. When she is not designing or sketching, you can find her crafting or in the garden! She is also an entertainment junkie and watches entirely too many movies and television shows. Kristen looks forward to the extraordinary possibilities each new day brings!
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The Story: Submitting Your Images for Competition: Tips from Competition Judge Michael HowardOne of the hardest things you can do as a photographer is to edit your own work. When I say ‘edit’, that means to choose which images are successful and which images need to go away. It’s almost impossible to do this yourself. The reason for this is because we are too close to our […]
Studio Share: Michelle Anderson, of Mango Mahalo PhotographyNAPCP: Tell us more about yourself. Where are you from? Tell us about your family, hobbies … MA: My name is Michelle Anderson and I am a Newborn, Child & Family Photographer. My business is called Mango Mahalo Photography and I am based out of Knoxville, Tennessee. Although I now call Knoxville “home,” I spent […]
Session Share: Reunion – A Styled Session, from Ricardo Silva, of Ricardo Silva FotografiaInspiration: For this photo shoot i was inspired by the main character, Ofelia, from one of my favorite movies of all time, Pan’s Labyrinth, directed by Guillermo del Toro. Ofelia is a princess, but a very different princess from those we know from children’s tales. I intended to present a different side of this character, […]
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NAPCP.com (formally pronounced "NAP-C-P") is a place where professional child photographers can come and connect, learn, teach, aspire and grow. It is also a valuable resource for parents who are looking for a professional child photographer in their area, and want to be inspired and educated about our specialized industry.
New in the Store: Original Artwork Seal!
We are excited to share a brand new download in the NAPCP store this week! Our latest addition is a set of template files that can be used across a range of products to certify your original artwork. The download includes templates that can be printed on a 5″x5″ card, a circular 3″x3″ or 2″x 2″sticker, as […]
New in the Store: Client Flowchart + Giveaway! (Closed)
Brand new to the NAPCP store this week, our completely customizable client flowchart! A great way to stay organized and keep all your tasks and to-dos in one place. It includes 14 unique task columns with corresponding symbols that can be moved, switched and updated to reflect your perfect workflow system. Colors and fonts can […]
Helpful Tips for Entering Competitions, from Competition Judge Barb Uil
I’m going to be completely honest here – I have never, ever entered an official competition. Oopsie daisy! Now before you throw in the towel and think, “Well, why should I enter,” I’m going to contradict myself. I’ve always been one of those people who just do whatever I feel, on a whim, to do, […]
Moms Buying Guide: Top 5 Point & Shoot Cameras!
We are here with Adorama Learning Center today to bring you their list of the Top 5 Point & Shoot Cameras in season! Perfect timing for your holiday gift giving. For those everyday moments you want to capture at home, on vacation, and just to document, check out these amazing cameras and the reasons why […]