Designing a colour palette for your media project can be overwhelming. And on larger projects it can be especially hard to get everyone involved thinking the same way.
A good place to start is an image that expresses the mood or ‘feel’ that you are after then use a program such as Adobe Kuler to extract specific colours.
Article by Mark
This article / comic posted on the website The Oat Meal, paints a very humerous yet very insightful look into the issues and possible stresses involved with being a web designer or developer. If you are thinking about this as a potential career path you have to bare in mind that at the end of the day you are dealing with clients who want a specific thing and you have to adhere to their demands. This can be said for any service including the film and video industry. You are making a product for a client, and the client “thinks” they know best all the time.
To view the humerous article go here: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/design_hell
FilmmakerIQ.com has posted this fantastic article on Tripods for professional film-making by David Flores.
If you take your camera work seriously, it’s impossible to overstate the importance of a tripod. Quality tripod kits do more than just hold your camera rig up. These supports improve composition, force perspective, and provide smooth pan and tilt movements. While taking a look at some fine options from Sachtler and Vinten, we’ll examine the form and function of professional tripod supports.
Brian Hoff has posted this very good article on his blog, The Design Cubicle, about some of the key questions you need to ask any client before getting down to the nitty gritty of designing their website for them.
The important thing to remember with any website that you develop, is to do your research and know your client well because in the end you, as we web developer, are part psychologist as well because you need to get into the minds of both the client and the end user in order to understand what both wants and then reach a compromise between the two.
Read Brian’s article here