FMP – Catch Up on Progress!

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On 10th March, we all had a peer review session displaying the progress of our work. I decided to add text to my photographs but they were only rough sketches. The feedback I received was that everyone liked the idea but were mixed with the text, with some mentioning I should have it separate.

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Separating the text was my original idea, however, my idea was inspired by motivational posters but I wanted to work with balancing these two elements together instead of just adding text in. The text is just as important as the photograph. I have also thought of a title for the project. It will be called “Women in The Spectrum”.

I attended SWAN meet up on the 22nd March and got some video footage for the video section. I also brought my Dictaphone so I could get more caption material just in case no one wants to be in the video. I am also going to meet the organiser Shirley on the 30th so we can get our video interview done (We didn’t have time to do it during the meet).

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My challenge right now has to be text. I am more experienced with photography post production rather than graphic design. I only know the basics so this will be a challenge for me. The screenshot above is my progress so far with practising and completing each photograph using the captions that I have compiled together. The one on the left is from 10th March when I started putting captions in the photographs and the one on the right is from the 29th March. I have used these basic tutorials to get me started :

http://www.sitepoint.com/3-ways-combine-text-images/

http://creativepro.com/fill-text-images-photoshop/

© Rachel Miller/Oni Photography 2014

Taken during my first year at University, 2014

It’s really late in the game but I might ask some of the Graphic Design staff when I get back to University for advice. I received some advice for my typography before xduring first year and the feedback was really useful.

 

 

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