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Article – Dramarama Keeps on Rockin’ – California Newspapers

Promotional article for Dramarama’s show in Pasadena.

Article featured a photo of Mark Englert of Dramarama from 2005 Moonsplash in Phoenix.
Mark Englert - Dramarama - Moonsplash 2005

Article featured in:

  • San Gabriel Valley News (PDF | LINK)
  • The Whittier Daily News (PDF | LINK)
  • The Pasadena Star News (PDF | LINK)

Moonsplash 4/2005 photos in the dafire gallery.

Posted May 13th, 2011.

Redesign Launch: TheChadwicksBand.com

The Chadwicks are Arizona’s premiere cover band. Originating in Tempe, Arizona, they have been performing consistently since 1994. The band consists of members Dallan Baumgarten, John Colby, Gary Sanchez, and Tim Teal.

Site Launched: 2/2011 – version 4.0 – Visit TheChadwicksBand.com
WordPress back-end,
template design install with custom code/css editing and custom images, widgets (calendar, social media, video/audio streaming), MailChimp Newsletter, training.

Posted February 3rd, 2011.

Redesign Launch: NewMillInc.com

New Millennium, Inc. Contract Engineering Services (NMI) was founded in 1990 by Laura Carey and three other software engineers. Since then, NMI has provided industry with skilled professionals to address engineering challenges in the metro Phoenix, AZ area and beyond.

Site Launched: 2/2011 – version 2.0 – Visit NewMillInc.com
WordPress back-end,
template design install with custom code/css editing and custom images, provided training.

Posted February 3rd, 2011.

JC Studios becomes JCStudios.com and CovingtonShoots.com

John Covington needed two focused sites. One for his newly built studio, and one to feature his spectacular photography.

The studio site content was split up and the photography information was pushed into CovingtonShoot.com. Each serves a purpose that will allow John to focus on each business.

JCStudiosLLC.com – Arizona’s Premier Photography and Video Studio

Launched: January, 2011 – Version 5 (studio).
Site design, coding, share links, video/audio stream, social media connections.

CovingtonShoots.com – John Covington has made his mark in automotive, alternative fashion, musician and lifestyle photography. His base of operations is in Phoenix, Arizona, where he shoots regularly for a wide range of national publications.

Launched: January, 2011 – Version 1.
Site design, coding, jquery gallery, share links, social media connections.

Posted February 3rd, 2011.

Photo of Debora Iyall featured in Smithsonian Exibit

Photo by dafire of Debora Iyall, of Romeo Void, is to be used in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian exhibit called,  “Up Where We Belong: Native Musicians in Popular Culture.”

Debora Iyall of Romeo Void

Up Where We Belong: Native Musicians in Popular Culture
July 1, 2010–January 2, 2011

NMAI on the National Mall, Washington, DC
June 2, 2010 News Release about the exhibit.

Exhibit Description | Press Release

UPDATE 9/7/10:

Article about one of the other artist’s in the exhibit, with a photo of the exhibit, where you can see the picture of Debora.

Article and picture can be found: click here

Smithsonian Exhibit - Debora Iyall



Posted August 12th, 2010.

Article – This chef can Rock

Photos in an article about Mike Davis, bassist for Dramarama and extraordinary chef!

Mike Davis Article in the Pasadena Star News

Image borrowed from Mr. Davis’ social media photo posts.

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Posted August 12th, 2010.

Fender Museum Music Exhibit

Dramarama was honored with at the re-opening of the music exhibit at the Fender Center and Museum in Corona in February, 2008.

Photos by dafire were selected to be displayed with some handwritten lyrics, and a vinyl album of Cinéma Vérité.

Fender Exhibit - Dramarama

There is more to see! Continue browsing » »

Posted August 12th, 2010.

Album Photography – Everybody Dies by Dramarama

Inner pages of Everybody Dies by Dramarama - released 2005
Everybody Dies by Dramarama - released 2005

Dramarama released  “Everybody Dies” in October, 2005. Photos by dafire grace the inner pages.

There is more to see! Continue browsing » »

Posted August 12th, 2010.

Photobooks – published using Blurb.com

Several photobooks created for family and friends – examples of a memorial book, baptism book, prom book and vacation book.

COMPLETED 2010/2009

Photobook - Covers

» » See the photobooks! » »

Posted August 7th, 2010.

Logo Recreation

The band had a head drum created with a Fast Times at Ridgemont High inspiration. Logos were needed for event promotion and needed the logo in EPS form. I recreated the logo.

COMPLETED 2009RockLobsterBand.com - Logo Recreation


Posted August 7th, 2010.

Logo Re-creation

Re-created the logos for three bands. Logos were needed for the web, print and promotions.

COMPLETED FROM 2005 to 2006

Logo Recreation

Posted August 7th, 2010.

INsite Dramarama Ad – Texas promotion

Photo used in an ad. Used in Texas publication to promote a Dramarama show.

2006 Dramarama Promo Ad in Austin

Dramarama - "Last Cigarette"

Posted August 6th, 2010.