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Queue Update | Branding and Logo Design for Photographers

Here in Boston today its sunny, blue skies and warmish, and its making me very excited for Spring! I know it seems like a long way off, but I want to give a heads up for projects slated for Spring/Summer. I am currently booking for one last April project and then will be moving on to booking for May. I am very lucky to be going on trip with my family in June so I will not be booking any clients for June. So if you are thinking about a branding overhaul, contact me to reserve your project before too long! :)

Nicole Davidson | Creative Custom Logos for Photographers

Sharing another custom logo created for Nicole Davidson Photography. I love when there is a meaning behind a graphic used in a logo, especially when the business is so personal like photography. The orchid I drew here is based off a large and beautiful tattoo that Nicole has on her. I used the blue and purple colors for the flower similar to her tattoo and then created an initial script ‘n’ for the stem.

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New Valentine Wallets for Professional Photographers

Our newest collection of Valentine wallets, “Love Sweet Love” are now available in the store!

This set of 8 fresh and whimsical designs are perfect to hand out to classmates and friends for Valentine’s Day. Sized as standard wallets, these templates fully layered so you can change color and text as needed.

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And the closeups:

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*WIN* a set of Totally Rad Actions!

Didn’t get what you wanted for Christmas?? Cheer up and comment to get your hands on goodies from TRA. One lucky blog reader will win a copy of The Original Totally Rad Action Set and TRA 2: The Revenge.  Revolutionize your workflow, add spark to your images, realize your creative vision, and have fun in the process.  These two artistic action sets contain over 40 actions each and are designed to work in Photoshop CS2, CS3, or CS4.

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On a personal note, I have both of these sets and they are just awesome – couldn’t imagine my workflow without them. So do yourself a favor and leave a comment below to win! A winner will be chosen at random on the 31st.

Jennifer Bullock - TRA ROCKS!!!

Kimberly Hill - How cool is that? Great contest, Taz!

Elena - oohh tra actions rock!

Shana - Would LOVE to win these… I love the style and appeal these give the images!

Wendy - I LOVE TRA ACTIONS! Thanks for this opportunity!

Jamie Lapeyrolerie - Thanks for having the contest!! I heart TRA!

Kristine - I’d love to win!

Jeremy Ellsworth - Thanks for your generosity!

John Lo - Awesome Contest. Happy Holiday!!!

Jacques Saive - That would be an awesome Christmas gift indeed. TRA is amazing.

Alex Workman - This would be an awesome blessing!

October - OMG!!! I would love these! Was thinking of asking for this for V-day since I didn’t get them for Christmas. You rock!

Shannon - Great contest.Thanks for the chance.

Catherine Rhodes - Fantastic! I love everything about TRA and you know that thing called a new years resolution, well starting to vamp up my images with TRA is part of mine. What perfect timing…

Tera Windfeldt - Ohhh, very cool contest! Yay Taz!

Sheila - Would love to have these actions!

Darrin - I use both sets of actions but just wanted to leave a comment to say that Taz rocks!! Hoping you have an amazing 2010!!

Eric Krebs - Totally Rad Actions are totally awesome. Good stuff taz!

santos samayoa - awesome! i need set #2 woohoo!!

jenny - crossing my fingers :)

Kare - My workflow could definitely use some help!

Sarah Funk - I love Dirty Pictures! I’d really love all the TRA actions.

Alyse French - what an amazing contest!! absolutely love tra’s!! and would love to get my hands on this prize!

Jen Barnes - Amazing. I’ve been doing all my processing from scratch and have had these on my wishlist for awhile now. What a great contest!

Denise - Love TRA!!

GayleV - I have wanted these sets for SO long. What a great contest!!

Josh - Oh sweet would love TRA 2 have the first set but have been wanting set 2 something fierce!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

Jenberry - Seriously. These are the best!!! All in one set of actions. I would LOVE my own set!!!!

Ruby - A-W-E-S-O-M-E!!

Marla - LOVE TRA and the epic, beautiful results achieved with them!!! :)

Sean - This would sure be WAY better than the coal I go in my stocking this year!

Michelle - I LOVE these actions!

Chase - TRA still making us drool, cry, jump and have heart attacks, you guys rock!

Angela Compton - I’ve been eyeing these actions. It would be awesome to win these!

Becca Caniglia - I would love to win these action sets. I can’t really afford them yet, so winning them would be AWESOME!!!

Amandalynn Jones - Wow, I would just about faint if I won these! I think TRA has some of the best actions available! Thanks for the great giveaway!

els - Thanks for the awesome giveaway! Would LOVE to win these!

Rhonda - I have my rabbit’s food, my other lucky charm and am looking for a four leaf clover!!! I want to win! Woohoo! TRA rocks and so do you for this giveaway!

Jeryn - Ooh. I love TRA! I couldn’t imagine my life without actions. Gah! Thanks for doing the giveaway. :)

Stephanie Quigley - Totally in love with TRA! :) :) :)

Wendy Moya - I would LOVE to give TRA a try!

Barbara - What a very generous gift; would love to win!

Stacy Herr - It would make my Christmas to win these! Thank you.

Emese Gaal - I’ve used a few TRA actions before and I can say they do indeed rock.

Karen White - I love TRA – they ROCK!!! Thanks for doing this awesome giveaway!

Jessica Penner - That would be amazing.

Karin Froom - Oh, yes pretty please!!

Lori Gross - Wow – what a great giveaway – Thanks!

Heather Moore - Love TRA, such a great giveaway! Thanks for the chance!!

cat broderick - Taz=Santa :-D

Nick Porcaro - Hope you had a great Christmas, Taz!

Lisa - Awesome! You’re right, I did not get my TRA actions for Christmas what a second chance :-) TRA is amazing!!!

Judith - Wow Taz, that is totally cool TRA is totally cool.

Keri Cooper - Awesome!!

Ferdy - ohhh, this is so cool!! TRA rocks!!!

Renea Emory - Whoo! On my Christmas list, but I didn’t get ’em! This is a sweet giveaway! Pick me! Pick me!

Shannon White (S & G Photography) - Love it. Hope the person who needs it most wins.

Ramona - :) Happy Holidays!

Lydia Shannon - Woohoo! I sure hope I win!!!!

Maria Fuentes-Archilla - I love TRA!!! This would be the best gift ever!

tanya king - I would love these actions! Thanks for the contest Taz!

Marci - Saw the RT on twitter… this is on my never-ending wish list of photog items and of course I would *love* to win it! Thanks!!

Justina M - TRA rocks my socks!!

Dianne Jago - SAWEEEEEEET.

Amar - Wish I could afford these right now! Would love to win them!

Ken Stoudt - Count me in!!!

Cindy Utterback - Would luv, Love, LOVE to win. I’ve been wanting TRA for quite sometime but not enough $$$ to stretch.

Sandy - Would love to win these, thanks for the contest!

Monica Cachu - I am dreaming of TRA2 the revenge…crossing my fingers!

Rhonda Stansberry - I would love to win theses!

Michelle D. - Oooohhhhh, I would LOVE to win these too! Thank you for a chance to win!

jen palmer - Go ahead, make my millennium! <3

Ashley M. - PLEASE!!!!!!! Fingers are crossed!!! What a great start to 2010!

Alyssa Vincent - Oh please please please! I have wanted these so badly– they would really help me with me New Years resolution!

Misty S. Colby - I love TRA!!!!!! Pick me Pick me!

rachael - i have been drooling over these for ages…i hope i win!

coco - oooooohhhh, I need these!!!

Morgan - I love these actions, they are SO much fun.

Laura - Wow these would make life so much easier. Merry Christmas Taz1

Cindi - Love these actions!

SandyE - Love TRA, really need these. Thanks :)

Kristine Paulsen Photography - Ooh, ooh! *jumping up and down* Pretty please! I’d LOVE to win this giveaway!

Happy Holidays!

Rolograaf - Good chance, with 83 comments?

Rachele - I’m really excited about the prospect of someday making a living from creating beautiful images. I would be more than stoked if I won these actions!! Thanks for the opportunity!

Meghan Camino - Yay! Awesome giveaway! I’ve been really wanting these and couldn’t justify the cost before the holidays. Please pick me!!

Matt Camino - Awesome contest, thank you!

Kevin Moran - I’ve really wanted to buy these, thank you for the giveaway!

kerry - Would love to win ’em!! thanks!

Sara - awesome, would love the other set!!!

Heather - Have set #1 and they rock!!!!!!

Connye - I luv your actions!!!

April - I love TRA original. I would love to win the TRA Revenge! You guys rock!

Missy Joy - Wow, Thanks!!! Maybe Santa will come afterall?

Emily - Love your website and I love TRA actions!

Cynthia - Awesome giveaway!! Thanks for the generosity! Good luck to all :) and happy new year!

Emma - How generous Taz! Pick me please;) This would totally rock my Christmas!!!

Lisa - A friend told me about TR, love them.

Lisa - Hear so much about TRA, would love to try them.

Donna - Hey I love your TRA but I don’t own one…I have been your follower and TRA Is AWESOME. I got $50 for Christmas. That doesn’t allow me to buy TRA. Hope I win
this time to spark my pictures!

Candice - I would so L O V E to have these!!! fingers crossed :)

Nina - wow, amazing contest!…would love to own some TRA sets. thank you! :)

Lisa Adams - I look at these actions all the time! They’re awesome! Great give away!

-brittany- - Awesome contest! thankssomuch!!!

Love your DVD templates, btw! I have never been to your site before, but will definitely have to order some!!!!

TMcLain - What a neat idea! Maybe , Just maybe I will get lucky for once.

MariaB - Wow!!! It would be a really awesome present !!

beth - HAPPY HOLIDAYS and HAPPY NEW YEAR to all!! Ahhh…the things we will do for (amazing) free stuff! :)

Michelle TW - These are amazing and love the creative places these actions take images!! New to your blog also so now permanent on my rss

Tamara - Totally Rad actions rock!!!

Amy E - Would love, love these…please Santa help a girl out!!

Shelley - Fun Stuff!

Melissa S. - I would love these and it would help me out sooooo much! :-)

Catherine McCabe - Your work is amazing! You ROCK and TRA rocks! Cheers!

BJ Adkins - I have been drooling over the Totally RAD actions for almost two years. Seems like just when I get them in the budget something else comes up that I have to get instead of something I REALLY REALLY REALLY want! I visit the site several times a month just to make sure they haven’t moved or completely changed anything and of course to drool immensely…kinda like a Turner and Hooch drool. My keyboard and my Wacom get kinda yucky after I’ve visited and have to clean them up – it’s worth it – and I would love to win the objects of my intense desire……so very sweet…!

Lisa - TRA are awesome, I would love to treat my photos so well! Happy new year!

Brianne - Oh, how Totally Rad it would be to win! What a great way to start 2010!

Amanda - I’ve been wanting these FOREVER, but sadly, always miss the sales!

Sarah Kristiansen - I have one version and have been DYING for the original set! These are the BEST and I am jonesing for their “dirty pictures” too….soooooo awesome.

nicole pitts - OMG I want these bad… alas Other purchases are higher on the list… maybe its my lucky day!!

Carla B - Very cool contest indeed!!! I’m another who keep missing the sales on these.

lisa - pick me! pick me!

lisa - pick me! pick me!!

Call for Boudoir Images

Have you shot an awesome boudoir session? I am looking for a full set of boudoir images for a new design I am working on… ideally I need 30+ images from one session.

If you have a session you think might work, email me a contact sheet and let’s talk. You of course will receive photo credit and be compensated with design goodies :)

***ETA: Found some wonderful images, thank you to all who sent in samples!!***

Holiday Hours

Its that time of year again, though I’ve been so busy lately its hard to get into the holiday spirit! Just a not about our holiday closings for the remainder of the year:

Dec 23rd-26th: Studio Closed

Dec 31st and Jan 1st: Studio Closed

All emails and inquires will be answered when the studio is open, and of course the shop remains open even when I’m not around :)