A&P Do parents like this kind of stuff?

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  1. Enigma

    Enigma New Member

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    I just kinda threw it together using some of that 'Graphic Authority' business I found on the internets. But, do you guys know if parents are diggin this type of stuff? I'm gonna print one off for free (maybe this one minus the logo) and throw it in their order and see what she thinks bout it.

    BTW, I don't care if you like it or not really, just if you've had experience with parents (aka people that give me money) buying this type of stuffs. =] I'm kinda undecided on if I like it or not myself.

    This is only a 5x7, I'd rather do it bigger as maybe a 10x20 or something with a couple more pictures maybe, but I'm not sure.

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  2. Climbing Cracker

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    i'd say 9/10 will love it.
     
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    me rikey
     
  4. Keegan

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    They'll gobble it up like turkey.
     
  5. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    it's the type of thing sears portrait studios are now doing... so I'd imagine parents will like it.
     
  6. Enigma

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    Oh ouch. My business model is such that I provide them something they cannot get at 'Sears' or 'JCPenney' or whatever. So, if what you are saying is accurate, then that sucks.

    But.. I don't think I've ever seen anything like that at Sears, or on their website. Are you just saying this because you do not like this method of processing or have you actually seen it there? I just want to make sure you are being serious, and it is something that Sears et al does offer.
     
  7. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    not at sears, using it more as a general term....but I did see it at one of the cookie cutter type studios at the mall... I just don't remember what one.
     
  8. Enigma

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    Alright, I got ya.
     
  9. Formula-95

    Formula-95 2:32 PM 5-13-09 Never Forget, Hamburglar OT Supporter

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    i would think anything that involves a good picture of their kid would be a good seller. that one in particular looks like it'd be great
     
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    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    shit if i were a parent i'd be all over that.
     
  11. quid

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    i cant see why a parent would not like it :dunno:
     
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    Don't matter if you like it or not. Only matters if you can make profit selling it.
     
  13. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    I wouldn't think that would be a big seller as a 5x7.. as an 8x10 or bigger, though, sure..
     
  14. Enigma

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    Right.

    Yeah, I think 8x10+ would be best as well.
     
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    looks like you raped the child and are now ransoming him
     
  16. Enigma

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    Thank you for your insight. :ugh:
     
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    finding something in photography no one else does or has done is quite a task. You have to remember, when it comes to kids, most parents will buy anything. Let's put it this way, we used to take 3 "poses" in my old job when at a shoot and the parents always picked the one I didn't think was as good as the rest. This is why I don't think uber sharp, perfect lighting and 100% perfect poses are always the best and i've started not deleting photos because of this.
     
  18. Enigma

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    True story man. I've ran across teh same thing, in the beginning I thought certain pictures just were not too good at all, and those ended up being the ones the parents purchased. Then, on the other hand, the ones that I reallly liked and was excited about the parents order like uh, a 4x6 or a set of wallets. Good point.

    I did send that to one of my regular clients to see what she thought and she said she'd be very interested in buying something like that. :o
     
  19. Keiphus

    Keiphus my dog eats bears

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    i use to do all the pp work for a photog studio many years ago and parents ate this shit up. a 20x16 or whatever size (dont remember the standard size) print was going for mad money.
     

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