Hello good people of the world, and welcome to my professional website.
I personally did all the creative and technical work on the gballard Web site (and 99% of all the work on my other websites) everything I personally do all my own still and video photography, editing, writing, graphic designing and production for print, DVD (including Blu-ray and AVCHD) and Web page layouts.
Based in San Diego, California, since 1986, G. BALLARD Studio offers complete digital multimedia production services, including start-to-finish Web site, print and movie DVD publishing projects; personal boutique commercial creative and production services, consultations and support, including still and video photography, journalism, SEO writing, advertising, copywriting, color work-flow consulting.
My PROFESSIONAL RESUME is available on line, including three of my other websites: WWW.KUMEYAAY.INFO WWW.CALIE.ORG and WWW.GEHOTSHOTS.ORG.
I built these large institutional web sites from scratch, and I am the only person who has ever worked on them. Please see my yearly TRAFFIC STATISTICS.
HOW TO CONTACT & HIRE GARY BALLARD:
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RATES: I charge professional commercial rates for specialized technical and creative services and top-quality, original work please contact me for a quote and availability.
GARY G. BALLARD
www.gballard.net (personal site) 2010 Stats: 533,400 Unique Daily Visitors 1,046,000 Pages Viewed*
www.kumeyaay.info (hobby site) 2009 Stats: 496,000 Unique Daily Visitors 2.1 Million Pages Viewed*
*Above 2010 Statistics reflect only numbers for one 365-day period (Jan-Dec).
www.gehotshots.org (archived site)
www.sycuanfire.com (archived site)
www.howka.com (archived site)
CALIFORNIA INDIAN EDUCATION (CALIE) NETWORK:
www.calie.org aka www.californiaindianeducation.org (contract sites:)
Professional Facebook activity:
FAMOUS INDIAN CHIEFS
CALIFORNIA INDIAN EDUCATION
NATIVE AMERICAN VETERANS
KUMEYAAY INFORMATION VILLAGE
MISSION INDIAN FEDERATION
COLOR MANAGEMENT THEORY
FAMOUS INDIAN ATHLETES
"I strive to write the simple words that turn the pictures in the minds of common folk (like me).
"Writing for internet search engines is a different approach, though."
"I like vanilla ice cream (and intuitive interface)."
"I design around content to showcase content.
"I think this approach is what separates my visual style from typical graphic designers; I can produce my own original content and I rarely create a presentation around graphics or technology."
"I'm the guy people hire to come in and punch straight lines through their deadlines."
"Photography is the easiest tool in the bag for me to use. I specialize in people photography with over 20 years daily experience directing people for photo shoots.
"If you take a moment to STOP & LOOK then I did my job...".
About the DVD movie documentary featured in my working portrait.