When someone says your colours look strange..

Wednesday 3 May

  Sometimes a comment you may get on your work could be like: ‘The colours don’t look realistic’ or ‘look strange’. It is often heard. And it is in itself a surprising remark. How could anyone claim to know when a colour looks realistic or normal? The way we see colour is purely individual. No

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If you don’t want your paper to be white…

Wednesday 9 December

I’ve been talking about different paper types in a previous blog: coated versus uncoated and some variations on that theme. I also went over the effect paper has on the reproduction and how to balance that. We can take the variations a step further. What if you don’t want the paper to be white? How

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Toning images

Wednesday 3 December

  Some images we see we experience as captivating, others we don’t spend any time on. Anyone who wants to communicate through images hopes to achieve the first. The question is how to get there. Is it enough to make an exiting composition or capture the right moment? What is it that pleases our eye

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