Aside from visual design, photography and videography are also my passion. I kept growing my photography knowledge with design and studying both encouraged my career to step further to create various mediums.
I volunteered at companies I worked whenever there were opportunities for photography and videography to appeal that I would do many things, not just graphic design.
Skills I use
Drawing a storyboard
Making a visual concept and design
Camera setting & preparation
Filming & editing
Discussion to Storyboard
Having a great conversation with stakeholders is essential to understanding what they are trying to achieve before jumping into the detail.
After the conversation, I ask stakeholders to write more detail about the story. When I receive a written script, I transfer the script to a drawing on a storyboard and share it with them to receive their feedback. The feedback and re-drawing happen back and forward for a few times.
Graphics & Animation
When the storyboard is almost done, I think about how to visualise each scene efficiently. I use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to create graphic elements and then use After Effects for creating animation.
When clients and stakeholders expect too much visual effects that I can't visualise, I let them know the limitation or alternative ways to cover them.
MetService introduced a new warning level reserved for the most extreme weather events and new colours and graphics to more clearly signify the type of alert in place.
When taking a shoot in the off-site field, there are some considerations to think about beforehand:
There are tiny things to check, but those are the major ones to tick.
Filming on a field needs a lot of energy, even though it would be just a couple of hours. I always remind myself and others that it will take longer than we expect and be exhausting. A detailed discussion with rehearsal beforehand would save great energy and comes out with a great result.
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