do :: or :: diso, a monthly sports photography magazine, is now live
My goal is to offer a monthly, short, to the point, on-line magazine of sports photography, post processing techniques for sports photos, insight, and the occasional interview. Each month, if you subscribe, you will get an email to your inbox of the magazine cover advising that the new issue is out. Just click on the cover and you are transported to the article. This month’s article is about three post processing techniques to add light back to the image to better reflect what your eye really saw at the match, game, or event.
As it turns out, there are so many moving parts to launch this kind of project: (a) how to make it look less like a blog; (b) how to keep it relevant and informative; (c) who is the target audience: (d) how to send out a mailing ( I settled on Mail Chimp ) ; and my favorite (e) how to pick a logo. Here is the evolution of the logo:
cool, but too dark:
creative, but a little bulky
loved it, but . . .
. . . here was the winner, by my buddy Alex Peak
The first post is up and after all the planning, the copy was easy. Now for the hard part – creating content every month! I am taking guest author pieces ( :
thanks for stopping by my blog. . . Mark