What makes a great portrait?

Posted April 28, 2016 in Design, Working with WD

  I work with photos every day in my graphic design projects. Sometimes they are provided by clients – amateur photos – and sometimes I commission a professional to take them. When it comes to photos of people, i.e. portraits, I’m fussy! I like to insist on well-lit faces, natural expressions and a little je-ne-sais-quoiMORE

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Every picture tells a story

Posted May 2, 2014 in Design, Images

In many ways, it was a lousy photo: grainy, poorly lit, and the most unflattering portrait angle, shot from below. But none of that mattered. Finally, we had an image for the phenomenon everyone’s been talking about for a year: Rob Ford with crack pipe in hand. The Globe plastered it on their front page,MORE

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