Join John McWade for an in-depth discussion in this video Design a powerful poster: Work with your photo, not against it, part of Graphic Design Tips & Tricks.
- Hi everybody, John McWade, senior author here at lynda.com.…David Bell of Trinity Methodist Theological College…online in Auckland, New Zealand…sent in this project asking for advice.…It's a poster inviting his readers to learn more…about TCOL courses, and its centerpiece…is this absolutely iconic view of The Treasury…in the ancient city of Petra, Jordan.…It's taken from inside this 250-foot-high…sandstone slot canyon called the Siq.…That's spelled S-I-Q.…
The eastern entrance to the city.…If you've ever seen the film Indian Jones and the Last Crusade,…you've seen this canyon.…What I like about the poster is probably the same thing that you like:…and that's that dramatic slash of light…through the center of the page.…What I don't like is that it's overexposed…and kind of blown out, so it's not a great shot.…And the layout of the page has some issues too…that David asked us to fix.…And I'd like to, because this is worth fixing.…Let's look first at what's not working:…The main issues besides the photo involve…
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