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The Action Photography Case Study

John Shiels is the face behind the camera at Action Photography, a company synonymous with adventure sport photography in Ireland. He came to us with the challenge of designing and building a tailored e-commerce system, enabling him to quickly put 1000′s of photos on sale following each event he covers. Update: Action Photography is a… Read more

A Responsive Images Approach with Picturefill and WordPress

For our recent project, Action Photography, we put a lot of thought and labour into our responsive images approach, making use primarily of Scott Jehl’s Picturefill. As designs were coded up, we initially used a single size image to separate the mental challenging of working out how responsive images should work to its own focused… Read more

Front-end optimisation for faster WordPress websites

Action Photography is a WordPress powered site we recently launched. I’m using is as a case study to document some of the performance optimisation techniques we use to make faster WordPress websites. Some of the steps are WordPress specific, but most can be applied to any website. Post-development Vitals The following were the performance vitals… Read more

Slightly easier retina ready images using SCSS

Jason Z posted a really useful Sass mixin for helping with retina-ready images. I added it to my helpers and changed a few things to make it easier for me to work with. The example assumes you are using a PNG and the @2x naming convention for your 2x images. Update the ‘.png’ to whatever file… Read more