South Africa is an incredibly diverse country. This is reflected in the art created by the many talented creatives who live and work there. In the field of photography in particular, South Africa is one of the most intriguing countries in the world, with an abundance of great photographers working in every genre. From abstract to wedding photography, landscape to social documentary, they are constantly pushing the boundaries of their work to the limit and influencing photography on a global scale as they do so.
The rules for great photography are not set in stone, but that does not make it any less crucial to learn them. There are a few tried and tested composition rules that are standard across the industry, so in your quest to improve your photography skills you should learn these first.
If you are a freelance illustrator who wants to build your reputation by working on exciting new projects, you’ll probably know just how hard this is to achieve. With so many talented illustrators out there, it’s a great challenge to find your own audience, define your style, and most importantly – attract clients. Fortunately websites like Hire an Illustrator and The Little Chimp Society can play a crucial role in improving your chances of getting noticed and being approached to work on new creative projects.
The potential impact of algorithms on the world of design is slowly being realised by people in every sector of the industry. Generative design patterns are making their way off the computer screen and into the practice of interior design, architecture, graphic design and fine art. This rapid growth in popularity is down to the great work of a few designers who have harnessed the power of algorithms, proving to the sceptics that in the right hands they can produce some incredible results.
Architectural photographers have a very demanding job. In order to capture a building or structure in a way that is both aesthetically pleasing and accurate to the intentions of the original architect, they have to be incredibly patient and very skilled with their equipment. Most of us will only ever see landmark buildings through the lens of an architectural photographer, so capturing the building at its finest is of huge importance to the architect as well as to the photographer.