Assignment Eleven: Perfume

Ahhh… Spring. Fragrances fill the air and senses with wondrous attractions. And we just received an assignment to shoot an editorial for a regional magazine. If you are a people shooter, the client has cleared the use of a human in the main shot. If you are a still life shooter, the client has cleared that for all three shots. If you are a location shooter, the client has cleared that for the large shot. So you get to do what...

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Assignment Ten: The Boys of Summer
Apr04

Assignment Ten: The Boys of Summer

Baseball… played the world over, this game is one of heroes and villains, intrigue and skill. “The Boys of Summer” is a term used for baseball players, and I think a play or movie too. No matter, we are using it as the title of this assignment. (NOTE: If you are in a country where Baseball is not played, substitute it for the sport your country is active in at this moment.) Baseball… “Ray. People will come,...

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Assignment Nine: It’s All About The Money
Mar28

Assignment Nine: It’s All About The Money

The job at hand is to create a photograph for a brochure cover. The client is a financial services company. They help people take the mystery out of financial planning. The point of this brochure is to show some new plans they have for money management, and how that new strategy can benefit the consumer. This is a horizontal brochure. The image is to be in color, and feature hands… hands with money, shaking hands (but beware the...

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Assignment Eight: CD Cover Assignment: Rerelease of Classic
Mar23

Assignment Eight: CD Cover Assignment: Rerelease of Classic

Assignment Nine: CD Cover Assignment: A new artist us doing a cover of Joni Mitchell’s “Amelia” (fictitious assignment) Two images: Both square for use on CD cover. Front image should tell a story based on the lyrics. Backside would be covered with type, but should relate to the front image. (In real life, I would be a lot more specific, so bear with me as I don’t want to make limitations that can’t be...

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Assignment Seven: Portrait with a Cell Phone
Mar15

Assignment Seven: Portrait with a Cell Phone

Assignment Number Seven: A photograph of someone using a cellphone for a local communications company point of purchase display and matching brochure. This is what the art director gave you for the job: Click to make larger. And yeah, this is exactly the kinds of things you can get. I have gotten layouts that looked like gorgeous illustrations and layouts on napkins. This is an example of the latter style… a quick...

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