Learn about good image exposure and how to address slightly more difficult lighting situations with exposure compensation.
- Our flyer has that cool theater seating element in it…that really serves to tie together…a couple of different places…and again this is one of the great things…about working with stock photos.…You can stumble into something like that…and go that's a killer design feature.…I want that for real.…So we've got red theater seating here…just like our stock image had.…So my idea has been to try to recreate that…because why pay for a stock image if I can shoot it myself.…I'm not sure if I'm gonna be able to shoot it myself,…but I'm gonna give it a try…and I also wanna talk about this particular situation…because it highlights the one manual exposure control…that you may need to take a hold of.…
Now I had suggested earlier that you stay in Program Mode…because the camera will make all…the necessary decisions for you…and that it'll get it right probably 85% of the time.…Well we're into that other 15% right now…and I'm gonna take a shot…and let you see what I mean.…I'm not worried too much yet about framing.…I'm just gonna frame up a shot real quick here.…
In this course, photographer, author, and educator Ben Long details the concepts and techniques that graphic designers should know about in order to work with photography more effectively. The course begins with a look at logistical and legal considerations, from composing for a layout to budgeting to obtaining permissions and releases. Next, Ben tackles the kind of assignment you might find yourself taking on—shooting a variety of different types of photos that are required for a print piece. The course concludes with guidance on where to go next to further your photography skills.
- What's different because you're a designer?
- Knowing the final specs for a design project
- Budgeting for a photo shoot
- Planning and previsualizing your shoot
- Preparing your camera
- How the eye sees differently from the camera
- Shooting individual and group portraits
- Post-production and final product
- Finding the keepers