No Plastic Sleeves: Portfolio and Self-Promotion Guide for Photographers and Designers

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Author: Larry Volk,Danielle Currier

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1134649622

Category: Photography

Page: 246

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A polished and professional portfolio—including both print pieces and an online presence—is more important than ever for photographers and other creative professionals to make a great first impression and secure employment. This new edition of No Plastic Sleeves has been updated to address all facets of portfolio production, with a special focus on self-promotion and new information about blogs and social media’s role in the process. Including hundreds of photos, examples of successful design, and interviews with industry professionals, this text will guide you through the complete process of conceptualizing, designing, and developing all the interconnected aspects of your total portfolio package: Objectively evaluate and edit your work Develop a distinguishing brand concept Understand and apply effective design strategies Design a tailor-made portfolio book Develop a comprehensive online portfolio Develop printed professional and promotional materials Utilize social media and self-promotion strategies

The Graphic Designer's Guide to Portfolio Design

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Author: Debbie Rose Myers

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: N.A

Category: Design

Page: 192

View: 5346

How to create winning portfolios This valuable guide outlines a step-by-step strategy for creating print-based and digital portfolios. Along with successful sample resumes and cover letters, as well as a companion Web site featuring examples of completed portfolios, it demonstrates how to highlight a designer's unique creativity, including tips on redesigning and organizing past pieces and portfolios to impress potential employers. Debbie Rose Myers, MFA, EdS (Fort Lauderdale, FL), is a graphic design and multimedia instructor at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.