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Graphic design and photography both complement each other extremely well when they are combined. The main reason is because both fields require a “layout”. This means that both designers and photographers have to think out their “layouts” or artistic rules that are involved in creating their work. Design is defined as problem-solving and creativity.
This particular topic and the importance of it is because I am majoring in graphic design and minoring in photography. I enjoy having the opportunity to intertwine both fields because they both deal with design. Most photographers and graphic designers are familiar with programs like: Adobe Lightroom, Illustrator and Photoshop. These tools are a few that artists and photographers may use when editing or creating their work. Duties in both industries include: logo creation, photo editing, typography and other important tasks these fields demand. In the design world, the artist must possess skills if they are to survive. Without artists, our planet would be a dry place to live in. Artists add vividness to the world. When one has mastered both the skills of graphic design and photography, then the possibilities are endless and satisfying.



  1. Julie Tran wrote:

    I agree that both field requires a layout. Both need a grid system to draw the viewer that is the main focus and what leads to it. I’m not experienced with photography, but after reading your post, I can see that photography requires some kind of design elements too.

    Friday, February 17, 2017 at 3:36 pm | Permalink
  2. Emily Krause wrote:

    Photography and design are siblings and they get along. They most definitely require similar skills and give life to the world.

    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 11:39 am | Permalink
  3. Ann Kang wrote:

    It is true that the artist must have professional skills on both fields. Especially having a skill on the Photoshop is not only required for the greaphic designers, but photographers need to do how to edit on their photographs.

    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 8:52 pm | Permalink