tim wrote in post #15289912
Interesting, but a bit amateurish IMHO for a professional business. Depends on the business I guess.
This is said with fair amount of affectionate frustration and good-humored eye-rolling, so please read on in that spirit! I have a stick in my craw about reading posts. I wonder if anyone reads past the subject line any more. I get this often, on various topics in various forums/sites. The person will reply with a comment like, "Well didn't you think to try XYZ in the PDQ?" And I'm left scratching my head because I just KNOW that I said something like that in my initial post. Case in point, I stated in my post that I am not running a photography business. I do occasionally pick up odd jobs, which is why I wanted to design something to put onto my gallery.
Now I will grant you that I posted this on the "Business of Photography" forum, which may imply a certain professional standing. I wish there had been a better forum for my query; but there is no "The Not-quite Business of Photography" forum.
I think that it makes perfect sense that its a bit amateurish, being that I am in fact, an amateur--both photographically and in design--but if it looks really silly, then I will scrap it and go with the $60/year Zenfolio package that just prints your name in an ugly font in the header.