Mastering Color – The Psychology Of The Color Green And Its Use In Photography

Spanish dramatist, poet and writer Pedro Calderón de la Barca once said “green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises”. From the perspective of a well-loved frog however, it’s not so easy being green. On the visible spectrum, green occupies the space between

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Mastering Color – The Psychology Of The Color Purple And Its Use In Photography

Purple has had a long history in visual arts. From prehistoric to modern artworks, purple has come to represent aspects of religion, royalty and status. In this article, we’ll look back on the history of the color purple, its evolution and its impact in the context of modern visual art.

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Mastering The Headshot Session By Mark Cleghorn

In this film Mark Cleghorn talks Headshots and Session Flow. Join us as we take you through a session in real time with todays model/actor/voiceover artist Dan Broderick. Mark highlights that for most a headshot shoot will consist of a one style/one look, however in some cases, whether you be

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Mastering Color – The Psychology Of The Color Orange And Its Use In Photography

Situated between yellow and red on the visible spectrum, orange has a long history in visual culture. Dubbed the “happiest color” by Frank Sinatra, we’ll take a look at the color orange and its significance from antiquity to contemporary art. THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ORANGENamed after the citrus fruit, the word

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Mastering Color: The Psychology Of The Color Yellow And Its Use In Photography

In her diary, Frida Kahlo once wrote, “Yellow: madness, sickness, fear (part of the sun and of joy).” As one of the oldest pigments used by humans, the spectrum of attributes associated with yellow makes it an enduring presence in art and design. In this article, we’ll look at the

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Mastering Colour: The Psychology Of The Colour Red And It’s Use In Photography

Photography was invented in 1839 as a black and white medium. Finicky and cumbersome, most proponents of photography were more concerned with perfecting the photographic process without the added complexity of color. Some pioneers endured, creating new methods to convey the colored photographic image. But it was only in the

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Mastering Colour: The Psychology Of The Colour Pink And It’s Use In Photography

From the Renaissance to contemporary art, pink has endured as a color of emotional versatility. In this edition of the Mastering Color Series, let’s take a look into the color pink and its role within the history of visual arts. THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PINKThe English word pink derives its name

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Mastering Color: The Psychology Of The Color Blue And Its Use In Photography

As one of the three primary colors in traditional colour theory and the RGB colour model, blue’s greatest impact is in its capacity to convey strong emotion. Painter Vincent van Gogh once said “I never get tired of the blue sky”, his fascination proving integral to many of his most

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