devoe creative

photographer + designer


Keep it Simple, Design Mantra

I’m a big fan of keeping it simple—especially when it comes to design materials. If you try to provide too much information, you’re likely to lose your viewer without getting your message across. When working on copy for your marketing, keep the following in mind: Is this info absolutely necessary? You will definitely include your

Aveda Institute of Maryland Brand Identity

I’m very excited to share a recent brand identity design project with you today! The Colorlab Academy of Bel Air is now the Aveda Institute of Maryland! It’s been a very exciting transition for them and I’m happy to be a part of it! Using the Aveda brand guidelines, all new materials were created to

Very Hungry Caterpillar

I was excited to see tiny caterpillars this month on my dill plants. They went to town and ate the whole thing! They got quite large, but as quickly as they appeared, they disappeared into the night so we didn’t get to see their transformation. 🙁 Here are probably the last bloom photos of the

Maryland Logo Design Examples

Here are a few samples of Maryland logo design from my portfolio. The theme today is MARYLAND! So they are for businesses in Maryland and use the state colors and/or flag elements! Electrician Logo A custom logo design for Zimmerman Electric. I loved creating this one! The illustration is of an electrical plug and incorporates

Logo Design for Organizations

Logo Design for Organizations

Logo Design for Organizations: Today I’m sharing 2 examples of logo design for organizations. The first is for a collection of needed goods to support the homeless. The second shows an organization that works with local schools to create a fundraising program. Cupcakes + Care: This example shows how a local bakery is collecting items

Baltimore Newborn Photographer – DeVoe Creative Photo Session

Baltimore newborn photographer

Baltimore Newborn Photographer – DeVoe Creative Photo Session Welcome to the world Baby V! He was an absolute delight during his session, we even got a few smiles! These were taken at home with natural light. I was in a b&w mood so here are a few from the session all in black and white…

Eco-friendly Marketing for Photographers

Here are a few Eco-Friendly Marketing & Packaging Material Ideas for Photographers! Reduce: For your presentation materials, consider investing in custom stamps. They can be used for a variety of purposes and have less waste than stickers. You can purchase recycled Kraft stock folders, envelopes, etc. and simply add your stamp for a organic, natural feel.

Why should your business use a Professional Photographer?

by Harford County, MD Photographer, Dawn DeVoe— Your business would benefit from using a professional photographer for many reasons! Head Shots: From employee name badges to websites, a professional head shot can be used in many ways: LinkedIn Profile Photos About Us Photos on website Photos for newsletters, employee recognition announcements, advertising and more! Product

6 questions to ask when designing a Logo

logo design

Your logo design is the face of your business. It should reflect your business and it’s uniqueness. What makes your business different? For individuals, that is you! I try to reflect you and your business when designing a logo. I ask questions, get your likes and dislikes, ask about goals for the business, etc. Your