Users who adopt version 1.0 of anything deserve serious respect. Without early theme adopters, we would be permanently stuck in beta testing mode. They help pave the way for the users that follow, helping to find and squash bugs if and when they are found.
Today we’re paying homage to these pioneering users who have adopted early releases of our themes as a way to say thanks. Plus, you get a sneak peek at their sites, some of which are under development, some of which were completed shortly after installing our themes. Sit back and enjoy!
Samantha Murphy is a photographer based in Chicago whose work takes her around the world. Murphy has worked on projects for Revelar Los Enlaces (Chile documentary), Svara (India documentary), Time Out Chicago and Emol Online.
Nick Krug is an editorial photographer based in Lawrence, KS. Krug has worked for the Lawrence Journal-World since the summer of 2005. He spends the bulk of his time covering KU basketball and football, but relishes his time spent on long-term projects.
Dustin Waller travels the U.S. for wedding, editorial and documentary assignments. Waller began shooting five years ago when he picked up a camera to capture scenes in Waveland, Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina. That year those images among others helped him land a job at Northwest Quarterly Magazine where he now shoots full time.
Jay Westcott has worked as a photo tech/editor at The Washington Post and as a staff photographer at The Washington Examiner. Before joining TBD, Westcott spent three years freelancing for a variety of publications. His work has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Politico, Newsweek, Time, etc.
Scott Kingsley is a photojournalist, multimedia producer, dabbling web designer and experienced wedding photographer. Since 1998, Kingsley has photographed more than 150 weddings in all the best places in the Newport area, Providence and nearby Massachusetts.
Jamey Price is a photographer from North Carolina whose award-winning images have appeared in the Charlotte Observer, South Park Magazine, the Raleigh News and Observer, Living North Magazine, and many other national and international publications.
Sites using Base
Jared Soares is an independent documentary and portrait photographer based in Roanoke, Virginia. At the time of publication, Soares was in Paris interning at the VII Photo Agency. From 2006-2010 he worked as a staff photojournalist at The Roanoke Times.
Jeff Korte has been practicing photography since receiving communications and visual arts degrees from St. Cloud State University in 1983. Experimentation with alternative photographic processes includes the construction and use of many types of lens-less (pinhole) cameras. Korte has been published in Black and White magazine, Minnesota Monthly, Pinhole Journal, and featured in the 2005 “Year in Black and White” calendar in the New Yorker magazine.
Sites using Uno
ElevenToSeven.de is a photoblog by German photographer Alexander Heil. His site features photographic themes ranging from landscapes to cityscapes to surfing, all displayed in black and white.
Kastle Loft is a photoblog by David Stephenson, a photojournalist by trade who races homing pigeons in central Kentucky for the fun of it. Yes, you heard right. Check his site to learn a thing or two about pigeons and photography.
And that’s a wrap! I hope you enjoyed viewing these sites as much as I did. The collection above only represents a small fraction of the sites using our new themes Sidewinder, Uno and Base. To share your site, please post a link to it in the comments below or add it to our theme showcase. Looking forward to seeing what you create!