No matter what the project is, there's usually a story being communicated in the images. This video covers how to take pictures that tell the story that's needed for the project.
- Our flyer prototype doesn't actually call for…any interior architecture shots,…but I'm gonna shoot some anyway because…I'm hoping that working for this organization is going…to continue and that I'm going to get more jobs,…and I've got this chance here…to have the theater all to myself.…So it feels like to shoot as much coverage of it as I can…will not only give me assets to use in the future,…but I may find that when I get back and start looking…at the design that perhaps there is a place for some…interior architecture shots that I didn't realize.…It's really important…when you get access to a location to just shoot.…
Just shoot everything you can think of.…You want as much coverage as you can imagine…because you never know how you might use it.…So, what do you do to shoot interior architecture?…For the most part, everything I said about exterior…architecture is true for interiors also.…You want to be very careful about how you distort the space…with your choice of focal lengths.…If you go really wide angle, that gives you the option…
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