For the life of me, I can’t figure out why my exposure changes when the camera is set to manual. Yes, I am technologically challenged, but no matter. You will get the point. Notes on Layouts, Episode 002.
I am working on a new project, one that I feel has the potential of being very solid. Perhaps as good as anything I’ve ever done. The IDEA is solid. My work, well, that remains to be seen. I’m two years in but have very little to show for my efforts. Such is life as a documentary person.
But, it’s time to begin laying things out utilizing what little work I have. Doing so will work as a roadmap of sorts. What do I actually have? What am I missing? What needs to be better? All of which are VERY easy to see when you begin to design and go to print. This ain’t Instagram.
But what does someone like me do when it comes to page design? Someone like myself with virtually no training in his discipline. Well, you start practicing. And you start learning from your mistakes.
Using Blurb Bookwright as a “graveyard of ideas,” is one of the best uses of the software, at least in my opinion. Test, take chances, and see what looks and feels right. What are you waiting for?