MA04 – photography

Three best photos after my opinion:

Information about aperture, ISO etc can be found in the picture description.

 

MA03 -Layout

Customer Brief

Enlightenment office (OEK) for eggs and meat want to create a recipe book targeted towards stu-dents and young adults. The booklet will contain content regarding eggs – a cheap commodity with infinite possibilities. The booklet will consist of a front and back cover, a preface, content repository, recipe and contact information. Please see attachment for text and images to use. You are not al-lowed to edit the text whatsoever but you can select which images you prefer to use and which image suits the product best.

Recommended format: A5 (h210mm. x w148mm.)

 

Here is my work:

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Note: managed to use the same photo twice for two different recipes, but this is how I turned it in, so it’ll have to do.

LA08 – pt.3

Basic principles of layout

Brief:

Take a magazine, newspaper or book that includes images and text. Lay tracing paper over the top of three spreads (both left-hand and right-hand pages). Using a pencil and ruler, carefully trace the grid underlying the page layouts. Remember to remove specific text elements or images, and to only draw the grid lines. Note column widths and margin sizes at the top, bottom, and to the left and right of the main body of text. Is your document based on a two-column, three-column, or another type of grid? Which elements stay the same on each page, and which change?

This book uses two grids, with an exeption of pages more focused on information than litterary expression, such as equipmentlists and other more generalized information which are put in pages within a blue square, using three columns.

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Here is the oversight of grids in the three-columned page setup.

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Here is the layout of every other page in the book, which I’m assuming is the master grid. It is built on two grids, which vary slightly in height as the length of text varies. On pages with photos, the photo stretches from left bleed on left page to end of first grid on the following page, which proves that the two-paged layout is the main layout, even used when grids are not visible through text columns. The style is symmetrical, but it can be argued that there is a sense of asymmetrical layout on pages with photos stretching further than one page. I would disagree, as they measure identically with the grid at their¬†ending points.

The head, fore edge, back and foot carry out symmetrical identities (sizes). This creates readability and simplicity, two favorites of mine and many others.