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Week 10: Layout – Design of Layout in InDesign

Using InDesign, design a 4-page brochure for a fictitious travel agent. The size of the brochure should be A5 (when it is folded). Design the brochure in full colour. Use fake body copy, but create sensible headings. Use titles, headings and images of your choice. Be sure to pay attention to: Choice of type Choice… Continue reading Week 10: Layout – Design of Layout in InDesign

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Week 9: Exposure Basics – Practical Assignment

This week is all about photography and learning more about your camera, and while I’ve had my camera for quite a while, I’ve never actually used it that much. Using From Snapshots to Great Shots and completing the basic ‘training’ for my camera model (which is not really featured in said book series, so I… Continue reading Week 9: Exposure Basics – Practical Assignment

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Week 9: Exposure Basics – Observation and Analysis

After reading the appropriate section in your prescribed textbook From Snapshots to Great Shots, please answer the following questions: Name all the functions / buttons on the front of your camera Name all the functions / buttons on the back of your camera Explain how you would set the correct ISO Explain how you would… Continue reading Week 9: Exposure Basics – Observation and Analysis

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Week 8: Delving Deeper Into the History of Photography 2

Go to the library or search on the Internet and find a photograph from the 19th century (taken before 1900). Write a short “think piece” about this photograph. You are free to select any image you would like to write about, as long as the photograph was taken during the 19th century. Examine the photograph… Continue reading Week 8: Delving Deeper Into the History of Photography 2

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Week 8: Delving Deeper Into the History of Photography 1

Pick three events in the timeline from this week’s lesson History of Photography: An Introduction, and find photographs of the event on the Internet or in the library and write a paragraph explaining the event in more detail. Include your photographs in the description. Tintypes Tintype is a way of processing photographs creating a direct positive… Continue reading Week 8: Delving Deeper Into the History of Photography 1

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Week 7: Colour Theory – Practical Assignment 2

Design a book cover for one of the following: a.) “To the Lighthouse” by Virginia Wolf: use complementary colours to express anguish and uncertainty. b.) “The Maiden’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood: use analogous colours with a contrasting accent to express disagreement and discontent. c.) “The Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupery: use secondary colours to… Continue reading Week 7: Colour Theory – Practical Assignment 2

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Week 7: Colour Theory – Practical Assignment 1

Use a colour photo of your choice and create the following colour effects (as per Nigel French’s video) – you should hand in four separate works of the same photo with the following effects: Create an “Andy Warhol” look Apply a sepia look Split toning of the image Freestyle: a colour effect of your choice… Continue reading Week 7: Colour Theory – Practical Assignment 1