About Blaine Fergerstrom

Blaine Fergerstrom mug shot 2015I am a graphic designer and print production specialist dating to 1976. I am a photographer and videographer, as well as a video editor. I am a writer and word editor. I have extensive experience in the setup and operation of photo-typesetting systems, Macintosh pre-press production and Macintosh Internet applications and servers.

I have been a web designer and producer since 1994, including over 7 years of daily online newspaper design and production and four years of education digital media, web and Macintosh computer support.

I currently specialize in running websites based on the WordPress content management system software. I concurrently host and manage over 175 websites for organizations and individuals, the majority of them running WordPress.

I have been an early adopter since the inception of the social media era. My Twitter account dates to 2006 and my Facebook account to 2008. I am registered and familiar with most other mainstream social media applications and sites. I regularly stream live video to the internet.

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Video Storytelling

Hana Road

Best of the West 2000
This video was part of a package by Gary Kubota and Blaine Fergerstrom on East Maui which won the 2000 Arizona State University Cronkite School of Journalism Best of the West award.

Jodo Mission Bon Dance

Writing & Photography

Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Christmas wish

Office of Hawaiian Affairs – Ka Wai Ola Newspaper

August 2008 Ka Wai Ola spread

I photographed 7 of the 12 Ka Wai Ola covers in 2008 and I photographed the November 2009 and January 2010 Ka Wai Ola covers

News Releases

This is but a small sampling of my output. I have published photos and stories in almost every edition of Ka Wai Ola newspaper between October 2007 and February 2010.

3D Rendering 1995

Milici Valenti Ng Pack Advertising video end-plate.

ZZ Type – Blaine’s Blog

Many stories and examples of my other work can be read, along with extensive photo galleries, on my blog at www.zztype.com

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I have over 150,000 photos in my library. I am often called on as an event photographer and frequently receive requests for photos of past events and people.

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Many of my albums and events may be seen in my Flickr gallery at www.flickr.com/photos/zztype/albums

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I currently host and manage 80 WordPress sites and over 100 total websites.

zztype.com home page, June 2016

Here are a few samples of my work:

Past websites: