Graphics & Design: The nature and use of colour in design and photography

For this week, our graphics and design tutorial consisted of the nature and use of colour in design in photography. The idea behind this tutorial was to help us understand the importance of colour theory and how it is presented in photography, which is much like the nature it has in art. We looked in … More Graphics & Design: The nature and use of colour in design and photography

Graphics & Design: Initial Exposure Techniques

As part of my Graphics and Design module, we have been asked to put together a blog giving an initial overview of each tutorial session and to contain examples of what we have covered throughout each lecture using our photographs. The first of these tutorials was to cover initial exposure techniques, these included cropping, rotating … More Graphics & Design: Initial Exposure Techniques

Graphics & Design: Noise Light and Shade Techniques.

This week’s Graphics and Design tutorial focused on Noise Light and Shade Techniques. Noise in photographical meanings is the undesirable variation of brightness or colour information in an image, it is something that every photographer dreads in a shot it can be prevented with a few simple techniques. ¬†We were also taught ways in which … More Graphics & Design: Noise Light and Shade Techniques.

Graphics & Design: Typography and Layout Techniques

During this tutorial of my Graphics and Design module, we were shown to use layout and typography techniques in Adobe Illustrator. The first part of this tutorial was looking at composition and how it is important to a layout, which determines the manner of which parts are related and combined and therefore the overall structure … More Graphics & Design: Typography and Layout Techniques

Graphics & Design: Black and White Conversion Techniques

For this tutorial, we were introduced to the many techniques of black and white conversion and how we can apply them to our photography. We learnt that during this tutorial it is not as simple as going in to photoshop and simply converting a colour image by pressing the black and white adjustment; as there … More Graphics & Design: Black and White Conversion Techniques

Graphics & Design: Skintone and Blemishes Tutorial.

For this tutorial, we looked at the different ways we could manipulate skintone and blemishes on a portrait when using¬†Photoshop. The idea of this tutorial was to achieve a pleasing skintone without having to keep the skintone looking even all over, to get this it is a matter of keeping the yellow values higher than … More Graphics & Design: Skintone and Blemishes Tutorial.