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Eyeist: New Online Portfolio Review Company Takes Your Images to the Next Level
by Laura Hicks -  2/22/2013

Eyeist is an online photography review service that connects you with the top experts in the industry, providing the feedback to take your images to the next level. Their reviewers will help you teach you how to take better photographs, give you feedback on your images, and even help with career guidance if you desire. Because the service is available online, Eyeist eliminates travel costs and makes the process of portfolio reviews cost-effective and available 365 days a year.

Eyeist.com is the innovation of photo industry specialists Allegra Wilde, Micah and Jesse Diamond, and Lead Developer, Doug Dawirs. The service provides access and feedback from more than 50 photography experts.

"It was very important for us to replicate the satisfaction of the in-person photography review when we developed our service," says Co-Founder and COO Allegra Wilde. "We are accessible, affordable and convenient, and our doors are always open to any visual artist regardless of experience or skill level."

Registration and image uploading is free at Eyeist. Photographers can purchase a review package from an a la carte menu of services. The options include a basic review, a website review and a photo editing and sequencing review and range in price from $100.00 to $350.00:

Basic Review -- A recorded oral critique of your work that is sent by the reviewer directly to the photographer.

Website Review -- A live review in real-time using Eyeistʼs interactive workspace.

Photo Editing and Sequencing Review -- Reviewer looks at specific projects and works with photographer to edit down the collection and help sequence the final images to provide the strongest presentation of the work.

Users have the ability to select a specific reviewer or ask to be automatically matched with a reviewer. Average turnaround time for a review is less than 72 hours.