After months of toil and trouble, cursing and crying, our new look website is finally officially online.
Lately I feel a bit like someone attending confession every time I post on here…forgive me dear readers for I have sinned. It’s been almost 3 months since my last post…
As mentioned a few times, over the past several months we’ve been doing a lot of behind the scenes work on our brand.
The Miniature Men now have their own blog – this post has been moved here
Whilst reevaluating our business recently we discovered that having two separate facets to our business was causing confusion and missed opportunities and although this approach does work for some businesses, it isn’t working for us.
Therefore, in the spirit of the New Year and in creating a more cohesive business we’ve made a couple of decisions:
As we say goodbye to 2013 and ring in the New Year we thought it was the perfect time to reflect on the last 12 months. This has been a time of breaking out for us. A year that saw us shifting away from the normal and start experimenting with lighting and different types of photography; as well as undertaking a couple of themed and collaboration projects.
During 2013 we have also been concentrating on our brand and securing regular printers so we could improve our products and services and expand to offer fine art prints we could be proud of.
Today we had the pleasure of having our pictures published in a tabloid in our local paper (The Southland Times). It’s so satisfying to have someone appreciate your work and even more satisfying to see it in print.
This tabloid is an annual publication inserted into the paper targeted at visitors to our region.
Click here to check out a copy of the Summer Times tabloid.
What’s more exciting than buying the film camera you’ve been lusting after for a year or so?
Having it delivered to your door and having it in your hot little hands that’s what!
Over the years we’ve had a love-hate relationship with Photoshop. When we were first introduced to it we were in it for the quick fixes and the easy ‘wow’s. As time passed we started experimenting with everything Photoshop could do. This was followed by a short but intense phase of composite creation. Here are a few examples of some of Layton’s early composites: