Field Notes Blog
News and thoughts on UI/UX, web design, and more.
I think we can all agree that imagery can make or break a website. Compelling images draw us in and support the site's call to action. Low quality, pointless, unappealing images are an instant turn off. Remember that first time visitors will give your site 5-20 seconds before clicking away and your imagery is what makes that decision. But what are the technical and conceptual keys to a good photo, illustration or image? Here are my top ten tips, based on over 20 years of building websites and marketing collateral:
At the beginning of 2013 I did some industry research and discovered that for our region, my specialty area and my skills & experience level the average hourly rate is seventy-five dollars per hour. Wow! I decided that it was time to bring my rates up closer to what's current.
About the author
As the owner of Pixel Lava Interactive I've helped hundreds of small businesses and nonprofits with websites, graphic design and more. I hope you'll find this blog full of useful information.
~ Ame Stanko