The Blog

Follow the adventures of Big Mark as he navigates the world of design, web and photography
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Behind the Website
Behind the Website Part 2: Managing the Project
We dive into the essential steps of organizing and overseeing our website build. Join Big Mark as he introduces "Dexter," a custom project management app built in Notion, designed to streamline the workflow and ensure everything stays on track. Discover how effective project management sets the foundation for successful web design.
Behind the Website
Behind the Website Part 1: First Call with Mark Y
Join Big Mark and Mark Y in the "Website Project Kickoff Call" as they kick off the journey of building a new Webflow website.
Photography Workshops
Big Mark Photography Workshops
We''ve relaunched Big Mark Photography Workshops. Learn in a safe, encouraging environment with Big Mark. 25% off workshop vouchers if purchased before the end of May.
Built by Big Mark
Four websites inside Wellington, New Zealand
We take a closer look at four websites recently built by Big Mark and the crew.
Web design
Looking for freelancers
Are you a freelance graphic designer? Big Mark would like to work with you.
Web design
How we manage our Webflow projects
Kia ora, Talofa, Hello! We use Notion to manage our Webflow projects. Take a look behind the scenes on how we do it.
Webflow Tutorial
Introduction to the Webflow Content Editor
New to the Webflow Content Editor? I made a quick introduction video to help you manage your new website.
My conversation with Bob.
I sat down today to have a conversation with AI. The following is a transcript of our chat, the conversation is printed in full of some edits for clarity. Text in bold were my questions, quoted sections are the response from the chat.
Built by Big Mark
Mark Y Studio: Wellington Wedding & Event Photographer
A closer look behind the scenes of the website build for Mark Y Studios, a Wellington based videographer and photographer.
Big Mark Photography
The Voice Activated Light Stand
What is a Voice Activated Light Stand? Find out the location strobe photographer's best-kept secret and go behind the scenes with Big Mark Photography.
To live a happy life
Some personal reflections on the last few years of business, the future, and how its now time to fly.
Big Mark Photography
Project 50
Flashback to the first major photography project undertaken by Big Mark Photography, back in 2013.

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