Critique my website?

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  1. guitarmy

    guitarmy TPF Noob!

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    Hey peoples.

    I'm hoping to get some constructive feedback on my website, for things like usability, look and feel, content, etc.

    I'll preface this with a few points/self crits:

    1) My gf built it, template-style, cuz I'm broke. So options were limited
    2) The font is light and tough to read
    3) The banner at the top isn't properly justified. Can't figure out how to fix it
    4) It's really simple - which I don't mind.

    So peruse over to http://www.tenfoldphotography.com and let me know what you think. It would be useful to get feedback from you as photographers, but also from a 'potential client' standpoint. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Big Mike

    Big Mike I am Big, I am Mike Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Looks pretty good to me. Nice and simple look and very user friendly.
     
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    The top banner can be centered using the <center><url of image></center> command. ;)

    In your "About" section, you used the phrase "not only" twice. Can you think of a different phrase for the second sentence?

    I love the humor in your "Testimonials" section, ha ha!

    The site is quick to load and easy to navigate. The only other criticism I really have is that the text is too light, as you mentioned.
     
  4. guitarmy

    guitarmy TPF Noob!

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    Awesome. Thanks man!
     
  5. jenie_penny

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    i like it, very clean and it highlights your images. The only thing I would suggest (personal preference) is making the button text a couple sizes smaller. The menu tends to compete with the images and titles of the pages.
     
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    Looks good to me. The simply layout keeps the focus on the images.

    Have Fun,
    Jeff
     
  7. Chris of Arabia

    Chris of Arabia Herding cats since 1988... Supporting Member

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    Looks good - like the others say, it's simple and easy to navigate. You might want to think about getting a little more variety in your models though, you only seem to have two.
     
  8. sabbath999

    sabbath999 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I was thinking the same thing about the models. To be sure your pictures are good, but as time goes by it would be best to use fresh faces.

    The site looks pretty good though.
     
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    Nice site! What you've done so far looks great. I would add more photos when you get a chance. just my .02.
     
  10. guitarmy

    guitarmy TPF Noob!

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    Agreed about the models. There's more than two, but yes I do need more. The portfolio is a work in progress - needed to get SOMETHING up to show people what I can do. As I gather more shots it will be updated with new faces.
     
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    You said you used a template, did your girlfriend use a template programor a webhostind site that offers template if so what hosting service did you use for this? I think it looks great,simple yet professional, easy interface.
     
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    guitarmy TPF Noob!

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    We just used a random template we found through google, I believe. Then populated it through DreamWeaver 8 and uploaded it to the website. We went through www.oneandone.com for both hosting and domain.
     

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