In this video, review the final project from the course, and look at how all the elements came together in the final piece.
- As you make your selects, choosing…from among the images that you've shot,…you got a couple of options workflow-wise,…you can pick out the images that you like,…edit them, and then give those to the client for approval…before you put them into your layout.…Or you could do what I've done here, which is,…I'm putting them into the layout and I'm gonna give…the entire thing to the client for approval,…just because I know that they're busy…and they don't want to go through a bunch…of steps with me, and because I feel like I don't…have a lot of confidence in their ability to understand…how an image is going to translate into a layout.…
I would rather just show them the whole thing.…So, what I've done is taken my final selects…and dropped them into the layout.…There've been a couple of changes to the layout…since the last time I showed you.…The designer that I was working with made some adjustments…that I like.…The front's mostly the same.…So I told you before I was really concerned…about whether I was getting something…
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