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3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Put Everything in Your Portfolio

 

3 Reasons Not to Put Everything in Your Portfolio | Alexis the Greek blog

This week, I had the privilege of launching the new REP Branding Co. website.

It was particularly exciting for me because this is a site I actually want to showcase in my portfolio.

I don’t showcase all my work. In fact, I’d say most of the web design work I’ve done I have never highlighted anywhere in my portfolio. Not on my website, not on my Instagram, not even in conversation.

Why? Well, funny you should ask. There are many reasons to be picky, but these 3 ought to convince you that sharing everything you ever create… well, it’s usually not exactly the best idea. Read More

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Community Over Competition: Raya on Assignment and Alexis the Greek!

Raya Al-Hashmi and Alexis the Greek

A beautiful part of growing up in a world with internet is getting to learn from and connect with others in your industry. While the old way of seeing friendly competitors as just that—competition—the new way of seeing them is as colleagues, allies, and even mentors.

I recently had the pleasure and honor of doing a photo swap with the lovely Raya Al-Hashmi of Raya on Assignment. Just for fun, we took each other’s portraits and answered a few of the same questions about working as brand photographers in the tight-knit community of Portsmouth, NH. Whether you’ve worked with one of us or both of us or neither (yet!), I think you’ll enjoy hearing the different ways we see our beloved town, the faces in it, and the creative marketplace.

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