A&P speaking of business cards....

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  1. jared_IRL

    jared_IRL OT Supporter

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    thoughts on this simple little card?

    gray linen paper, black raised ink lettering.

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  2. FlashhslaF

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    its too simple....i don't know what it is about the card, maybe the font, but something amiss, maybe the format!.. :dunno:

    not much help i guess.
     
  3. Girth

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    Way too simple to be a "photographers" business card. Doesn't catch the eye, and its not artistic. Most people see photography as an art, and I guess they expect the card to be along the same lines when it comes to creativity. :dunno:
     
  4. jared_IRL

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    yeah, thats true, and i'm kind of struggling there.

    What i'm sure I don't want is a glossy card with a photograph on it. Other than that, i'm not sure where to go...

    I figured i'd try the simplest route first, and see where it was lacking...
     
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    personally, I did the glossy card with a photograph route on it and wish I had a simple one like the one you have. I would probably make it matte black with white font or something, but I want simple next time
     
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    here's my simple business card.

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  7. Girth

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    saw that on flickr. :coold:
     
  8. jared_IRL

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    nice!

    who did the printing for you? what finish?
     
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    Even a stock image of a camera or film in that open space would make it better.
     
  10. Enigma

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    thanks, i just ordered the standard non-gloss finish from overnightprints.com. i just ordered 100 of them for now and used the coupon code BC100 (100 free business cards). i got rounded corners (+$2), but i think they would look better w/o rounded corners so i'll not do that next time.
     
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    I really like the minimalist design with just the right amount of color
     
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    I dont see rounded corners
     
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    if you're going to go simple, go ultra simple, like tits card.

    you could delete the part telling people that it's your phone number, etc.
     
  14. robz

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    damm talk about a rip off on shipping
     
  15. Enigma

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    no doubt son, i paid around $11 for 100 cards. i'm sure there are better deals elsewhere, but i didn't want to get 1000 or something until i knew i liked the design in print. even then, i'd kinda like to rotate a couple different designs.

    but yeah, shipping is insane at ~$10.
     
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    I might just blatantly rip that card off.


    seriously.
     
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    Mine looks incredibly similar :o
     
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    I'd try a different typeface. I'd purchase a font as opposed to using a free web front. Font choice is very important. As well you have the contact information right aligned and web, email and phone left which looks akward.
     
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    here's mine. the real one has my number on it. I post this jpg on myspace comments and shit.
     
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    ha, thats the first thing I thought too
     
  22. MTech

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    "I can't believe he prefers Van Pattens card to mine..." :noes:

    I thought this one was cool.. it's printed on semi-transparent plastic.
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    Seems so many on the net use satin black w/ green...weird.
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    lol, classic.
     
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    that's fucking awesome.

    Where can I get cards printed with semi transparent ?

    note mine also has green with grey lol
     
  25. Enigma

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    green w/ grey/black ftmfw.
     

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