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29 August 2011 @ 08:21 am
cover art  

Aghlg. I need a photographer or a … probably a photographer. Or an artist, but probably a photographer, who can create a Walker-Papers-cover-like image for me. I know exactly what I want, but the only photographer I know off the top of my head who almost certainly has the resources for it is Kyle, who I suspect is well out of my price range. Anybody else got a hunky old guy, a rapier and a photo studio handy? o.o

(Yes, this would be for cover art for the Gary novella, and yes, I’d been mumbling about doing cover art only if the Kickstarter campaign hit a certain dollar amount, but really, who are we kidding: you need the art to help sell the project. And besides, it would be SUCH A COOL COVER!)

(x-posted from the essential kit)
 
 
 
Stephanie AlexanderIceOpal on August 29th, 2011 03:42 am (UTC)
Have you tried looking on stock photo sites to see if anyone has already taken something suitable?

Stephanie
kitmizkit on August 29th, 2011 06:20 am (UTC)
Yeah, but the image I'm going for is so specific that to get anything even close I think it's gonna take a photo shoot!
GM Ceosanna: cameraceosanna on August 29th, 2011 09:49 am (UTC)
What's your time frame for this? I dabble in photography, and I know of several photogs in my area who would love to be involved in a project like this.
Mary Annepers1stence on August 29th, 2011 11:12 am (UTC)
I have Dean's contact info if you'd like...
angela_n_hunt on August 29th, 2011 12:01 pm (UTC)
Talk to Kyle. Seriously. I would bet that he's *not* out of your price range. He did me a solid doing my headshots when he was out in LA and was totally within my budget. If he's who you want, ask him. You won't regret it.
kitmizkit on August 29th, 2011 05:10 pm (UTC)
I've pinged him, yeah, on the basis that it's always better to let the other guy say no. We'll see what comes of it!
angela_n_hunt on August 29th, 2011 05:13 pm (UTC)
*crosses appendages for you*

Exactly. Because the worst that anyone can ever say is no.

I hope it works out!
kitmizkit on August 29th, 2011 05:17 pm (UTC)
Me too!

In other news, having just gone rooting through a couple pages of your LJ in hopes of seeing said headshots, I *love* the Ursa Major painting. <3 <3 <3
angela_n_hunt on August 29th, 2011 05:20 pm (UTC)
Oh. *blush* Thank you!!!

Link to Ye Olde Headshots:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/angelanhunt/sets/72157626178047359/

Kyle made me look amazing and I still can't possibly thank him enough. Best photos taken of me in years.
kitmizkit on August 29th, 2011 05:27 pm (UTC)
Oh, they're great pictures. Hooray!
angela_n_hunt on August 29th, 2011 05:29 pm (UTC)
The man has *mad* skillz. :)
Trent the Uncatchableknappenp on August 29th, 2011 12:06 pm (UTC)
Old like Gary old? Hmm. I bet I could make that happen...
Greymalkingreymalkin on August 29th, 2011 12:51 pm (UTC)
Hrm.
I can get he rapier, easy-peasy, and I know a professional photographer who might be willing to help out for a reasonable price and phot-credit, but I can't for the life of me think of anyone I know in the appropriate age-group who I think fits the look for Gary. (Herself can't think of anyone we know in the right age-group that she would call "hunky," either.)

Drat.