03
Jun

New Website

Posted by John Keatley / Filed under News

The time has come.  After months of hard work, the new www.keatleyphoto.com is now live.  I would like to publicly thank graphic designer Greg Lutze who worked with me on this project.  I feel very fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with him.  Along with designing my website, he also did my new business cards, portfolio, email and postcard promos.  I am in New York for a couple of weeks now, and so far the portfolio has been received really well.

There are many things about the new site that I am excited about, but one thing inperticular are the blog links.  I really wanted a way to integrate my website and blog together.  When you are viewing a large image on my website, that has related content on the blog, a link to that post will show up in the lower right corner of the page.

I would strongly encourage you to take a look at Greg’s work.  Especially if you are thinking about branding or having a new site custom designed.  I would also like to thank and recommend Online Revolution Design.  They did the flash programming and backend to the site.  I am really impressed with how fast everything loads, and would love to send them more business.  Tell them I sent you.

In other news, I have started a Facebook page for all you Facebook users.  My plan is to post more casual updates, news items, and snapshots from my photo shoots.  I will also post updates when a new blog post comes out.  That way you never have to leave Facebook.  Except for when you are tweeting of course…

Comments

Hey, Your new website looks really good! Thou I dun quite like that strange cross pointer when viewing photos, it’s so big! But overall great site!

posted by Marcin Retecki on 06.07.09 at 9:09 am

Thanks Marcin,
Thanks for taking a look. I’m glad you like the site. The cross pointer is to close the large image and go back to the grid. If you move it to the right, it will become a + and will take you to the next image. You don’t have to keep your cursor over the image. I’m not sure what browser you are using, or what your screen resolution is, but it may look much larger in comparison to your screen.
Thanks for your feedback.

posted by John on 06.10.09 at 7:23 am

Hey John,
Love the new site – just doesn’t seem to work on my preferred browser Firefox 3.0.10. Safari 4 is snappy and works great.
Firefox it seems to not actually work with clicking or loading the images? Weird.

Great site – love it.

Cheers, Nathan Rodger.

posted by Nathan Rodger on 06.11.09 at 12:20 am

Thanks a lot Nathan. It’s encouraging to get good feedback. I am really thrilled with the site also. I can’t say enough about the job Greg Lutze and Online Revolution Design did. I don’t know what to say about Firefox. We have tested it on many browsers and have not had a problem yet. Maybe it’s the Flash version you have loaded for Firefox?

posted by John on 06.11.09 at 8:17 am

Nice site John. Clean and simple, Greg is solid. I’ll have to check out ORD for dev, that’s something I’d like to have a resource for. I’m assuming it’s drven w/ a CMS so you can administer and control links to the blog?

Post photo of the new biz cards, I’d love to see em. Happy you’re still using the ‘ole logo. :)

posted by Joseph on 06.18.09 at 6:42 pm

Thanks Joe! I’m glad you like it. Yeah, Greg and ORD did a great job, and I am amazed at how fast everything loads. The backend is everything I could ask for. It’s really slick, and easy to change things too. Blog links, grid playlist order, image titles, about, contact… It’s all there.
And of course I’m sticking with the logo. Don’t mess with a great thing. I feel like it’s timeless, and hopefully I will be using it for a very long time. I’ll have pictures of the business cards and other materials soon. Thanks for looking.

posted by John on 06.19.09 at 11:36 pm

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