Profile – Joel Seah – â

Joel Seah is a printmaker who is making full use of the potentials offered by the digital domain. Growing up in a Chinese family in Singapore, where emphasis was placedon occidental thought, Joel’s work has evolved as: “the ideal processthrough which he can interrogate the dichotomies of Eastern and Westernthat have shaped my outlook, both […]

Introduction to 3D Modelling and Rendering, Part 2 â

An introduction to 3D for those new to it. 3D software offers many options in how we represent, and thus create,the objects that go into our scenes.  In this part of the coursewe examine basic object representations. What Sorts of Objects In most real scenes, the objects that we might want toincorporate will be complex.  […]

Simple Lighting Equipment for Digital Photography – Tungsten Lighting

Good photography is often about good lighting and in all the noise about studio flash and advanced lighting the old favourite, tungsten, often gets forgotten. With all the hype about studio flash and the built-in flashcapabilities of modern digital cameras there is little attention paidto an old yet faithful technology, tungsten. Yet tungsten has much […]

Shooting Real Infra-Red With Digital Cameras

All digital cameras can shoot infrared shots with the use of a filter. Infra-red film has been (and still is) quite widely used both inscientific photography and in more creative forms of photography, whereboth areas make use of the very different tonalities (and colours)produced. What is not widely known is that most, if not all, […]

Introduction to 3D Modelling and Rendering, Part 1 â

An introduction to 3D for those new to it. What is 3D? For those of us used to working in Photoshop and Illustrator it isimportant to realise that all that work is 2D, or two-dimensional.Photographs of real objects or painting them from scratch in Painter,they are still 2D. This is because we are either working […]

[X]periment ’05 Design Conference

[X]periment ’05 is a bi-annual national design conference organised by the Design Institute of Australia (DIA), and held in Adelaide. [X]periment ’05 is a bi-annual national design conference organised bythe Design Institute of Australia (DIA), and held in Adelaide. This year’s [X]periment conference will include a stimulating range ofevents focusing on the theme of multi-disciplinary […]