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CurrentNews

Vintage Classic Images On-Line!

All photos from the Woody's Vintage Classic in Eagle River are now online!

   

 

   

RecentEvents

Sponsor Appreciation Special

Free design on any 8 1/2 x 11 Custom Sponsor Appreciation Blends through the end of July (See Photo Products Page)

   

 

   

Our Services

NEW!

Web site Development

New for 2010 is our Web site Development Service. Owner Dave Olson has combined his 20+ years of graphic design/printing & publishing experience with the newest web site design software to offer a one-of-kind look. With an emphasis on visual flash elements, color and end user usability, Dave can give you the marketing and promotional edge in today's competitive internet advertising. This site, speedgraphicscompany.com and smokeysmuskieshop.com are two of the latest projects recently launched. Please call Dave to talk about your web site needs, you wont be disappointed!

Graphic Design

Graphic Design is a passion of Speed Graphics Companies owner Dave Olson, and drives the business. Starting in the pre-press department in the early 1980's at Quad Graphics in Pewaukee, WI. he learned the craft of file and film preparation as a Lithographer. Moving to Madison, WI to work for Widen Colourgraphics, Dave served his apprentiship and earned his journeyman status as a Lithographer. With the computer software taking over that industry, he learned the new software including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Quark Express launching the new style of pre-press design work and the title graphic designer. Leaving Madison, WI. to start his own business in 1990, Speed Graphics was born. Providing customers with Design service along with printed materials Dave established himself as one of the industries leading marketing and advertising companies. 20 years later he has evolved with technology and has been involved with various projects including being the Art Director/Graphic Designer for the fishing magazine The Next Bite/Esox Angler. Designed and produced Programs for The Milwaukee Mile, Slinger Speedway, World of Outlaw Sprint Cars to name a few. Do you have an idea about your products or services and need someone to run with it ...creatively?...Give Dave a call today!

Photography

Dave Olson has been behind the camera since high school in the late 1970's. His interest in motorsports took him in that direction even before he started college. Growing up 1 mile from the Hales Corners, WI. speedway he began shooting races and at the age of 18 was the youngest staff photographer at Midwest Racing News in Milwaukee, WI. During the years to come Dave was a frequent contributor to Open Wheel Magazine, earning his first coveted cover shot selection in his first submission to the magazine!. Traveling coast to coast he photographed major racing events in Los Angeles, CA., Phoenix, AZ., Dallas, TX., Daytona, FL., and Rome, NY. to name a few. Major racing sanctioning bodies used his work. including: NASCAR, World of Outlaws, SCCA, Hav-A-Tampa Series, ARTGO, ASA, USAC and others. Dave was the first photographer to engineer a mobile photo lab, providing photo products on-site to race team owners, drivers and marketing partners. With the advent of the digital age, he learned the software used to create graphics along with racing images to offer one-of-a-kind photo products. In addition to the motorsports service Dave shoots outdoor, sports and stock photography and has a full studio for product and people photography...Put 30+ years of photography experience to work for you, what ever your needs might be!

Printing & Publishing

Business Cards, Door Hangers, Concert Posters, Table Tent Advertising, Sell Sheets, Catalogs, Magazines, Direct Mail Marketing are just a few of the products Speed Graphics offers. We can take your concept, create of plan, shoot the photographs, design the logo and provide a wide variety of printed items...a true one stop shop!. Printed material is still used effectively in today's marketplace despite the overwhelming popularity of internet marketing. Give us a call and we can provide both avenues for you!