I was working on a website design recently, and was reminded of this odd little topic of shape conflicts. They’re easy to fix, if you know what you’re looking at (and for), but sometimes you’ll look at something, scratching your head, wondering “What the?…” Here’s an example of a shape conflict: There’s a rectangle sitting

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When you have to show a row of photos, particularly portraits, cropping them consistently will help avoid odd-looking elements in your layout. Here’s an example of a row of images that has not been cropped for consistency: Notice that, while well shot and pleasant photos, they aren’t treated the same way. This is a result

Here’s my latest youtube video. It’s a few ways to think about creating mood and emotion in creative. +5

Here’s my youtube video on basic image cropping ideas.   +8

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