How to make creative images
Do you want to make your marketing stand out with beautiful creative images?
Of course, you do! It all starts with unleashing creativity within you. With the right tools and a little guidance, anyone can create amazing visuals.
We know that when it comes to marketing, visuals are key. That’s why we want to help you create the most beautiful and effective images possible.
It all starts with a creative idea
Coming up with ideas for visuals can be a challenge, brainstorming is one of the most important steps in visual content creation, whether you’re a company looking to go viral or an individual who wants to take their photography to the next level. It all starts with an idea, and if you don’t have one yet, brainstorming is a great way to get started.
I’d love to get going, but how do I start brainstorming?
There are a few things to keep in mind when brainstorming ideas for visuals. First, think about what you want to communicate with your visuals.
- What feeling do you want to evoke?
- What is the purpose? Is it for fun, to promote a product, to start a conversation, or to make people think about a topic?
Once you have a clear idea of your goals, you can start thinking about what kind of visuals will help you achieve those goals. If you’re stuck, try brainstorming with a friend or colleague. Another option is to look for inspiration in magazines, art books, or online galleries. Look as well at the life around you, most genius ideas come from day-to-day life.
If you need to get some inspiration right away, visit Annegien Schilling’s Instagram account for example;
Or check out this website.
Finally, don’t be afraid to think outside the box. The best visuals are often the ones that are unexpected and make people think.
Creative images photography and retouching
Once you have your concept, the next step is to bring it to life. By combining photography and retouching, you can create something that is both stylish and provoking, and which will grab the attention of the viewer.
Photography will let you capture the foundation of the idea that you have in your mind.
Retouching, allows you to manipulate the image to get the exact look that you are going for. One of the programs you can use for example is Photoshop. The sky’s the limit when it comes to retouching. Anyone with basic knowledge can create stunning results, so check out this post about Photoshop essentials, some tutorials and get started. Photoshop is an amazing program with endless possibilities so don’t imagine getting to know it all instantly, but it’s fun to learn project by project, you’ll see!