A lot of being an entrepreneur is putting your nose to the grindstone and hustling! We love it, and we don't mind the occasional crazy long days or projects that pop up. Every so often though, we get a break from the day-to-day, and today was that for me! I was delighted to be honored by the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce Women in Business group as Woman of the Month!  Being involved in the

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After Jeffrey's photography from his recent farm project in Florida started making the rounds on social media, someone from the local paper got in touch with us to do an interview about our unique business model.  Of course not all of our comments made it into print, but overall the article turned out pretty well. You can read the whole thing here-  http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/news/ct-nvs-down-to-business-st-0506-story.html Naperville Commercial Photography and Design

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One of Catherine's favorite things to do is business card design. It's your first hello to the world, and it can be one of the most cost effective ways to make an impression on prospects and customers. There are tons of finish options to make you stand out from the pack, and this example below shows off UV spot gloss. A spot gloss makes only part of your image extra shiny and slightly raised. It's

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peaches on tree

Jeffrey spent an entire day photographing farms in Central Florida, mostly around Lakeland and Plant City. There were plenty of blueberries, peaches, oranges, and various vegetable crops. He even ran into some livestock and farm animals along the way. By the end of the day he had hundreds of new agriculture photos and a cooler full of fresh produce to share with family and

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Not long after Klein Hall CPAs moved in to their new Aurora headquarters, we had a chance to work with them to create some memorable photography for their website and marketing purposes.

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Catherine recently had the opportunity to work on several pieces for JBS logistics. Based right here in Naperville, they have the capacity to handle trucking, warehousing, and ocean freight anywhere in the world. Their recent partnership with Koch Logistics was the perfect opportunity to create new marketing material that fit with the Koch aesthetic. This pocketed stepped brochure allows for sales sheets to be easily slipped in, and the tabs make it easy to find

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We were fortunate to be involved in the Self Employment In The Arts Conference again this year. Jeffrey moderated a couple of different panels on freelancing and entrepreneurship. Catherine talked about marketing and career exploration. And together we spoke about how to price your creative work, which was interesting because we discovered from our fellow panelists that artists get paid in a multitude of different ways. Some work on commission, some don’t start a project

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With a newly emptied nest at our house and a rapidly growing business, Catherine had a huge need for more office space. The transformation from old kids' bedroom to office was pretty impressive if we do say so ourselves! Read more...

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