5 Photography Mistakes To Avoid

We have listed a few of the most common photography mistakes designers
should avoid!

1| Bad Retouching

Retouching can easily go wrong! For beauty retouching, keep it as natural as possible! Avoid adding extra limbs at all costs. 

2|Never over-saturate

Make sure the saturation and vibrance are well balanced. Do not over-saturate photos
as it can weaken your design layout!

Watch tutorial on Contrast

3| Exposure 

Get your exposure right, avoid under- and over-exposed images as it can make your design feel amateur and dull!

Watch tutorial on Editing Photos in Lightroom CC & Photoshop Fix

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4| Avoid pixellation

Avoid pixellation! Always use high resolution, images. 300 ppi for print is the standard.

5| Never use Clipart

Clipart images makes designs look dated and cheap. Instead use relevant stock photos!.

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About the author 

Shumi Perhiniak

Shumi is a self-taught graphic designer and illustrator who has worked for Toni&Guy, Renaissance Learning, Baker Ross, and many others.

Additionally, she owned a brick-and-mortar stationery shop selling her art prints and now sells wholesale to retailers and online shops under the brand name www.herdesignworld.com.

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