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Old April 6th, 2007, 05:29 PM
William Velasquez William Velasquez is offline
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Default Fake Sports Magazine Cover

Hello everyone,

Here's a fake Sports Illustrated Magazine cover I did for a HS. Shot with Canon 70-200mm F2.8 IS with one AB800

The headlines are Factual


It was my first time shooting softball so I didn't have a lot of keepers but this one I think is a keeper
Fake Magazine for Animo HS - Shot with Canon 70-200mm F2.8 IS


Comments/ critiques welcome.

--William
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Old April 7th, 2007, 10:32 AM
Asher Kelman Asher Kelman is offline
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William,

I saw these yesterday, but held off. I'm enthisiastic about this kind of creative work for iindividual students. Children need affirmation. They get enough putting in their place with grades and reality that they are not often able to actually be the one with the A's and medals.

Here they are special.

Further, this is a source of extra sales. Now how does one keep it special. I don't know?

Still, this framed could be really treasured by the family for years!

Technically, I find both images impressive and the layering very well executed! Kudos!

How long does it take you and how much do you charge for this?

Asher
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Old April 7th, 2007, 11:25 AM
William Velasquez William Velasquez is offline
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William,

I saw these yesterday, but held off. I'm enthisiastic about this kind of creative work for iindividual students. Children need affirmation. They get enough putting in their place with grades and reality that they are not often able to actually be the one with the A's and medals.
I agree with you 100%, kids/parents and coaches love these because it showcases the students physical efforts on their favorite sport. No to mention it is such a pleasure to see the kids faces when they get them it is simply a priceless reaction and their faces shine with pride. Truly priceless.

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Here they are special.

Further, this is a source of extra sales. Now how does one keep it special. I don't know?
Yes, it's a great resource for extra income and as far as to keeping it special well, every kid has special talents, the magazine covers just showcases them with their stats, action shot etc. BTW all the headlines on the Fake SI cover are factual.

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Still, this framed could be really treasured by the family for years!
You know, her dad is the coach of the team and he wanted to give her something really special so I showed him a few magazine cover templates that I did and he liked the SI cover. All he had to do was to give me the information for the headlines, I suggested what pic to use and voila!

When her dad received the cover he was speechless, again it was priceless. He told me then that he was going to give this to her on their banquet. She got one of the parents he works with to hide it for him, said that if he were to take it home he would be tempted to give it to her daughter before the banquet so the parent purchase a frame for it and kept it away from dad until the day of the banquet.


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Technically, I find both images impressive and the layering very well executed! Kudos!
Thank you, really appreciate your comments and of course the kudos. ;)

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How long does it take you and how much do you charge for this?

Asher
Well, since I already have the templates created all I have to do is swap the picture and add the headlines so maybe 5-7 minutes, sometimes less because the pic may not need processing.

One special thing that I do at no extra charge is to print the magazine cover on a 11x14 size paper with the magazine cover printed on the center at 8.5x11. By doing this, a border or mat is created and this provides enough space for people to sign their name/comments/wishes/congratulations/etc for the player. This turns into something they'll want to treasure for the rest of their lives as they go to college and eventually show to their kids. This works impressively well with seniors.

Again, thanks for taking the time and commenting, really appreciated.

--William
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Old May 31st, 2007, 03:15 PM
Brad Sorensen Brad Sorensen is offline
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Default wicked urgent, nice job ;-)

Please please please...
Could I get a copy of your templates to use for my daughter.
the Los Alamos High School Girls Tennis team won the 2007 AAAA state championship a couple of weeks ago. It was sweet they were ranked 3rd in the state going into the tournamnet and totally upset #1 Acadmey in ABQ.

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sorensenbrad@gmail.com
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Old May 31st, 2007, 11:14 PM
Asher Kelman Asher Kelman is offline
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Default Warning! Are you sure what you are doing is withing your rights?

Guys,

I ask you to seriously check whether or not you have a right to use designs that someone might clain you have no right to use. While I have no expertese in this matter and we do not control the content of professional posts, you have a responsibility to assure yourselves that you are not selling material that someone would claim is not yours to use.

I'm not suggesting that you cannot or should not make your design your own way, just find out whether or not your designs are your own and don't get yourselves into trouble.

I personally think the fake covers are obviously satire. This I'd hope comes unders freedom of speech, but I'm no lawyer and certainly no expert on interlectual property. All I know is that if we have information to the contrary, we would be bound by the TOS to edit your posts accordingly.

So at this time, the posts stay as they are wirtten but please find out and let me know if you receive an contrary legal opinion that prevents you from selling your pictures decorated this way to yourc school clients. We howver, do not condone nor criticise your work and happen to admire it as something kids and families would treasure. To me, FWIW, the obviously fake covers are a spoof and are no seriosu attempt to do anything untoward. But, hey that's me and what do I know!!

Asher

P.S. Anyone who has experience here might let us now about it!
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Old June 1st, 2007, 04:33 AM
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This IMHO not a satire but a copy, and even if it were a satire, as it is used commercially, the author could get legal pursuit, even in the United States, some things are forbidden... and I guess this is.

Am I wrong?
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