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Packaging design: the look matters, but so does the protection aspect

LayersImagine yourself opening a present. You enjoy all the different layers, especially for speciality items, consider the process of how the package will be opened and always take notice of the layers through which the entire package presentation will be revealed. Do you have to think about an outer box? Maybe a filling? How about the materials? To create a striking packaging you have to give it layers.ProtectionPackaging design is not, only, about looks. Packaging has a dual purpose of presenting... continue reading

Sensor size

Some of us pay more attention to aspect ratio than others.Some prefer to shoot at the camera's native aspect ratio and crop later while others prefer to compose in the final aspect ratio.At least that is what we have been telling ourselves since the dSLRs we're used to only have one option :)One of the things I love about my Panasonic GH2 is the ability to view and compose in the final aspect ratio, including square![An interesting side note is that I occasionally find myself still rotating the camera into 'portrait' orientation when I'm shooting in square format - which says something about how much my years of shooting 3:2 aspect has influenced my habits...]... continue reading

Aspect Ratio

As if there weren't enough things to think about, I recently started thinking about yet another aspect (pun intended) of stock photography: aspect ratio.I got a compact camera this Christmas and discovered that it was 4:3, rather than 3:2 as I'm used to with a DSLR.This has more impact than I would have thought:1. Taking pictures.I find myself taking a lot more photos in the 'landscape' orientation rather than 'portrait'.When taking photos of people I find the SLR ratio too wide unless... continue reading

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