Focus Newsletter – October 2012

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In This Issue…

October Specials Christmas Orders
Holiday Cards Yearbook Program
Sync’s Mystery Box Web Wednesdays
Where We’ll Be

SpecialsOctober Specials – HOLIDAY IDEAS


Gift Cards – 20% Off

Gift cards have the look and feel of a credit card and make a great studio promotion product. Each card is high gloss laminated on both sides and comes die-cut with rounded corners.

  • Order using eZsuite
  • Expires October 31, 2012
  • Coupon Code: GiftCard



Brochures and Newsletters – 20% off

Brochures are great for custom marketing material such as price lists, or for announcements and programs, or keep in touch with your clients with a monthly or quarterly newsletter. A variety of fold options add to your creative design capabilities.

  • Order using eZsuite
  • Expires October 31, 2012
  • Coupon Code: Brochure


Black Ostrich Coffee Table Book Boxes – 20% Off

Present your photo book in this beautiful black box that has been designed exclusively for our photo books. It has a classic black matte finish with a unique ostrich texture. It comes complete with our contemporary zebra tissue and matching ribbon to give a great eclectic look that will enhance your work.

  • Order using eZsuite
  • Must be ordered with coffee table book
  • Expires October 31, 2012
  • Coupon Code: BoxCTB

Christmas photo lab OrdersChristmas Order Information

The Christmas season is quickly approaching and to get a jump start, we want to make you aware of a few product cutoffs we will have to ensure your clients receive their products in time for the holidays.


All products will continue to be produced and shipped in normal service time.


We just received information from our shipping carrier with their guaranteed ground shipping holiday cutoff times. Based on those dates, we have listed the following product due dates for ground Christmas delivery. These orders need to arrive at H&H by 9:00 am CST on the dates listed below for guaranteed ground shipping. If you submit orders for these products after the posted cutoff dates, you will need to request upgraded shipping (customer paid) through customer service to assure delivery for Christmas.


December 3, 2012 – Albums with printed leather, premium leather, embossed exotic, distressed leather, acrylic or metal covers. Leather and fabric accessories


December 13, 2012 – Photographic cover, genuine leather cover, and economy albums, image block wraps and framed prints.


December 14, 2012 – Banners and wall clings.


Be sure to call customer service with any questions regarding this information.


Holiday photo CardsHoliday Photo Cards

We know personalized press printed cards are something your clients love, and as an added bonus, cards are a billboard of your work shown all over your city!

You will love the look and feel of our press cards and Designer shaped cards! Whether you choose the brilliant white satin, luminous pearl, soft textured linen, smooth art matte, felt watercolor, or a smooth 100% post consumer recycled paper, you will see that our cards are just gorgeous! In addition, we have over 30 designer shapes to choose from, including our unique folded pinwheel and side-show cards.

Here are a few marketing kits to help you with card sales:



Card Paper samples printed with your own images


  • four paper sample sets – all will be same shape card
  • each set includes watercolor, art matte, linen, satin, satin w/UV, pearl, pearl w/UV, and 100% post consumer recycled papers
  • Choose from any 5×7 size, 2-sided press or designer press card (tag, classic, fanciful, teardrop, oval, or rectangle)
  • Order in eZsuite


Designer Shapes and Paper Sales Kit


Here is what you get!

  • 32 Designer shapes and paper samples – complete set of shapes and papers without templates or images
  • 5 template flyer sheets
  • Order Online from our Supplies Department




These cards are a great collection that will assist you and your clients to conveniently select their favorite paper and designer shape.




Each flyer shows ideas on how to use the H&H FREE templates by changing colors and text for different occasions. The back contains thumbnails showing how each template looks in the available shapes. Because there are no H&H logos on the flyers, they can be conveniently placed in a 3-ring binder to show your clients how all the templates look in each of the designer shapes.



Holiday Card Sample Set


Holiday Press-Printed Cards Holiday Designer Press Cards


Here is what you get!



  • Designed using our images and FREE templates
  • 32 Press-Printed samples
  • 10 Holiday Designer Card samples
  • Order Online from our Supplies Department

Our Yearbook ProgramYearbook

If you are presently photographing annual school portraits, expand your market by offering yearbooks. Did you know that H&H has a yearbook program and now is the time to start planning for 2013 yearbooks? If you are considering yearbooks, be sure to check out our FAQ section on our website.

SYNC’s Mystery BoxSync


Have you been following the mysterious SYNC box that is making it’s way across the USA? Senior and Youth National Conference (SYNC) attendees have been entertaining fellow photographers with both funny and puzzling video clips as the box arrives at their studio. Although we are not sure what is in this mystery box, we do know that it has our attention. Rumor has it we will all find out at the opening program at SYNC 2013, and H&H is excited to once again be a part of that program. This year the theme is, “are you in it to win it?”.

SYNC is one of the leading educational conferences in the industry with talented speakers, networking events, a trade show and so much more. For more information on SYNC, visit their website, Facebook and youtube channel.

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Web WebWednesdayWednesdays



Be sure to check our October Web Classes.

View our entire class schedule and sign up now to attend or just to receive the recorded video!

Hittin’ the Road!photo lab on the Road

Education is still plentiful, as we continue into the fall of 2012! Be sure to check out the following programs supported by H&H in your area!

Foto Chaos

Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri

October 7/8, 2012

Speaker: Bentley Skeie

Adobe Bridge, Camera Raw, Lightroom


Professional Photographers of Pennsylvania

Holiday Inn Grantville

October 21, 2012 – 1:00 PM -4:00 PM

Speaker: Llew Wenzel

Sports & Schools

October 22, 2012 – 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Speaker: Kirk Voclain

Become the Coolest Studio In Town With Sr. Portraits

Professional Photographers of the Ozarks

Best Western Inn of the Ozarks-Eureka Springs, Arkansas

November 3-5, 2012

Speaker: Bentley Skeie

Adobe Lightroom


Minnesota Affiliate Meeting

Comfort Inn & Suites

Blaine, Minnesota

Speaker: Colleen Gonsar

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