How cool is that. Bill Frakes was one of the first photographers in the world, alongside Joe McNally and Corey Rich, to get his hands on the new Nikon D4. You can read about it here: http://www.scottkelby.com/blog/2012/archives/23790.
Here’s Bills Website:
And the website for his production company Straw Hat Visuals:
You can now embed your Vimeo videos in all our websites.
We’ve just released an update to our popular ipad app. If you’re not familiar with the app, it allows you to sync your entire APhotoFolio portfolio (images and video) onto an ipad, then you can lock it and hand out or mail to your clients. No need to recreate your portfolio over again on the ipad and you don’t need an internet connection to show someone your work (there’s also an ipad version of your site if you happen to be connected). Here’s what’s in the update:
* Significantly improved the sync process (approx. 3-5 times faster)
* Added 2 new color themes (grey and cream).
* Added new sync to update changes you’ve made to your site on the app
* Added the ability to toggle off the thumbnail borders
* Added the ability to change the names of the galleries inside the app
* Removed battery level indicator and time while inside the portfolio app
* Many other performance improvements
Visit the iTunes Store to download of this latest innovation from the leader in portfolio websites for FREE.
Before APhotoFolio you either worked with a programmer to create a one-off design that was locked and rigid or you bought a template that was locked and rigid. We created open and flexible sites that allow the user to adjust everything without extra cost and programmer nightmares.
See for yourself, the thousands of top photographers and artists who’ve chosen the freedom of a custom site from us (click here).
Finally, we eliminated the hassle of trying to figure out how much space you needed, how much bandwidth (who would ever know that?), how many images you wanted in each portfolio and even how many portfolios. There is no limit.
I guess you could say we got tired of hearing people say “No, you can’t do that.” With APhotoFolio, you can.
We recently launched our new European Datacenter to better serve our customers on that side of the world. Existing customers were moved over at no cost. Initial feedback when viewing the sites in their new location was:
Visit these sites from Europe to see for yourself:
Now, when you sign up for a site with us you can choose between the European Datacenter (based in London) or the American Datacenter (centrally located in Texas).
Photo District News awarded 5 of our sites best website design for 2011. I couldn’t be more thrilled as an affirmation of the incredible product we’ve created but also because the tools allow photographers to make the sites their own.
Several of the award winning designs came from the exact same template except the photographers easily put their own stamp on each one to make it uniquely recognizable for an award.
PDN is a magazine about photography and really what our sites do better than anyone else is make looking at pictures enjoyable, so you don’t notice the design. In my book that’s what makes them award winning.
Congratulations to Dan Winters, Brian Smith, Brett Danton, Michael Clark and Erik Skaar.