Never Forget 09.11.2001

Carter Photography & Design would like to pause and say that we will never forget 09.01.2011 and the brave men and women that gave their life that day. To all the men and women who continue to serve the people of this great country, both abroad and domestically, we thank you!

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Restoring Damaged and Worn Photos

I’ve restored hundreds of damaged photographs in my career — photo restoration and manipulation has got to be one of my favorite tasks. This particular photo restoration is for family, making it even more enjoyable. The original image was almost 60 years old, and had been scanned with a home flatbed scanner. I received the […]

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Photo Restoration

Old photos are something we all cherish, especially those that span generations back providing us a glimpse of our family heritage and of times long since forgotten. Recently my mother asked me to restore one of the oldest photos taken of my father. She plans on using it for sentimental purposes I am sure, but she didn’t really make […]

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The Montgomery & River Region Visitor Guide 2012

If you haven’t seen Montgomery lately, you need to look again. The Capital city’s restaurants, attractions and historical sites are so hot they are cool! (or at least that’s the new way of phrasing it around town). Montgomery is Capital Cool and the new Montgomery & River Region Visitor Guide will show you where are the […]

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Turning Day into Night, the Process

The Process Several people were interested in the process I took in manipulating the image from day to night. Below I have tried to recall the steps that I took, however, this manipulation was done on a whim and I had no intention of recalling any of it while I was working on it. Honestly, this was […]

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The Official 2012 Selma Visitor Guide

Near the end of 2011 CP&D completed the design of Selma’s first official Visitor Guide. It was distributed last month, and I’ve recently posted it in a digital format on ISSUU. Feel free to check out the official 2012 Selma Visitor Guide before your next visit to historic Selma, Alabama. http://static.issuu.com/webembed/viewers/style1/v2/IssuuReader.swf

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Shadow Catchers: Sets of Variations

Sometimes you just have to experiment with multiple variations to get just the right look— as you can see, this one was an unusual trial and error that ended well once it ended. A designer should always expect revisions and never stop trying to meet the needs of his/her client.

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Shadow Catchers: A Beautiful Transformation

I recently worked on a project for Shadow Catchers, a regular client of mine dealing in art. My original task was to design a full page advertisement featuring one of their best selling pieces of art, and although that design was eventually shelved for another of my designs, the project was a success. Above is the […]

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Google+ Page for Carter Photography & Design

Carter Photography & Design has just started a Google+ Page that will be used to update users on services, current projects, photography sessions, events, websites and completed designs. You can check out the page for yourself at — https://plus.google.com/112021406012218611919/posts

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