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GRA2 Learning Activities

Providing Your Own Hosting Service

Tegnemaskin AS I just recently established a company offering graphic design and illustration services. Also currently working on the portfolio and general content. Meanwhile, here's the landing page: Tegnemaskin means Drafting Machine, the type used on drafting tables back in... Continue Reading →


Fun With Slow Shutter Speeds

Skatepark in 30 s One of the tasks in this learning activity is to take an image in a crowded place at late evening. The thing worth noting is that there were several people passing in front of the camera from right to... Continue Reading →

Animation in After Effects

"Rise", a test animation just to be acquainted with AE (due to some weird security issues I was not allowed to upload videos on this specific WP blog. Had to upload it to my another blog, and link to it. Hence the link... Continue Reading →

Shooting in Low-Light Conditions

A few things to consider before lock and load Aperture In most cases, a wide open aperture is needed. Exposure Slow shutter speeds allow for more light but blur moving parts of the image. Faster shutter speeds freeze movements but may... Continue Reading →

Creating a Brief

The brief Client’s service/product: This is a construction company doing new constructions and rehabilitating private homes and buildings. As entrepreneurs, they handle everything from hiring the skills needed for each project, and lead a team of workers during each job,... Continue Reading →

Mobile-Friendly Website

Workflow creating a mobile-friendly site for a building company. 1. The design brief: What kind of visitors are you expecting on your website? Their primary target is medium to high-income households looking for maintenance and rehabilitating their homes and real... Continue Reading →

Product Photography: Preparations and implementation

Here are a few important things when doing product photography: Lighting. This is the most important aspect. ISO. Sharp quality photos are best done with low ISO of 100 or less. Shooting with the RAW quality for later editing and... Continue Reading →

Typography: DPS

Part 03 b: Double page spread The content of this article is based on the review of my work at Kosa Press: It's rewritten slightly to make it fit this particular DPS assignment. Typography for heading is Futura PT and body... Continue Reading →

Typography: Newspaper Frontpage

Part 03 a: Newspaper front page Fonts are Chaparral Pro from TypeKit. Lots of nitpicking here, but I think I managed to mix new and old style together OK. I like the printed versions of newspapers. Tabloid format. All content... Continue Reading →

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