Composing an image for layout


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Composing an image for layout

In publishing you have to think of the final destination of your image. I want to give you an example. We start with a template on the Kodak series, and frankly, what we do is this helps us recompose and get the refinement of the final image. I give you as an example, we have a mask, a channel mask, which is here. Now what this means is the picture will fit into this precise area, and that's what we are working around. And this is really quite empowering and wonderful to be able to do this.

This is like a dream for me, because this did not always exist. So there is the image, the final retouched image that I have all the way I like. Now we can put this into the ad, and there you have it, but what I don't like is that it's too big, but we still have the capability of moving it around and recomposing. For example, we can make it smaller. Now, this works better, and we have space to put his signature across the bottom, which we need to do. And again, you're seeing this kind,...

Composing an image for layout
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Composing an image for layout provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Douglas Kirkland as part of the Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Shooting with a Medium-Format Camera

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