No Plastic Sleeves: The Complete Portfolio and Self-Promotion Guide (Paperback)

No Plastic Sleeves: The Complete Portfolio and Self-Promotion Guide By Larry Volk, Danielle Currier Cover Image
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A polished and professional portfolio--including both print pieces and an online presence--is more important than ever for photographers, graphic designers, and other creative professionals to make a great first impression and secure employment.

This new third edition of No Plastic Sleeves has been thoroughly updated across all facets of portfolio production, including increased coverage on self-promotion, social media, branding, online promotion, new and updated interviews, case studies, and more. Including hundreds of photos, examples of successful design from both students and professionals, and interviews with industry professionals, this text will guide you through the complete process of conceptualizing, designing, developing, branding, and promoting all the interconnected aspects of your total portfolio package, including teaching you how to:

Objectively evaluate and edit your work

Develop a distinguishing brand concept and identity

Understand and apply effective design strategies, including layout and sequencing

Design a tailor-made portfolio book

Develop a comprehensive online portfolio

Develop printed promotional and professional materials

Utilize social media and self-promotion strategies

Alongside the acclaimed companion website, www.noplasticsleeves.com-- featuring additional portfolios, resources, tutorials, and articles--Larry Volk and Danielle Currier offer an essential guide to portfolio design, development, and promotion.

About the Author


Larry Volk is a Professor of Photography in the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Endicott College. He holds an M.F.A in Photography from Rhode Island School of Design. He has been a photographic educator and exhibiting artist both regionally and nationally for over 30 years. Danielle Currier holds an M.F.A. in Design and Technology from Parsons The New School for Design. She is a professor of graphic design at Endicott College, has received numerous grants and fellowships, and has spoken at industry events from Nashville to Chicago.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780367151126
ISBN-10: 036715112X
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: October 28th, 2020
Pages: 228
Language: English