Interview with Ty Downing

Interview with Ty Downing


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Ty Downing

Ty Downing Photoworks

Position: Documentary Portrait Photographer
School or Professional Training: Photojournalism, Oregon State University
Location: Lake Oswego, OR

I've been lucky enough to work with Ty on a shoot and see his amazing skill first hand. Here he shares with us some of the COLOURphoto information.

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A Brief History: Color in Motion Pictures

A Brief History: Color in Motion Pictures


Even before film gained sound, cinematographers were creating in colour. Colour film was in such high demand that filmmakers considered it worthwhile to paint hundreds of thousands of frames with up to six colours. When money was an issue, a single colour tint was applied to an entire film or certain sections to indicate mood. Blue tints indicated night scenes in many westerns, whereas, in films about the Far East, orange tints were used to portray the warm evening light. When Technicolor was finally invented in the 1920's, the process was so expensive directors were often forced to use colour sparingly as a means of creating an underlying meaning. Full Technicolor films dominated only two decades, from the 1930's to the 1950's, when Kodak came out with the much more efficient Eastman Color. Unfortunately, some of the chemicals used caused visible deterioration of the film over time.

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Interview with Eric Jordan

Interview with Eric Jordan


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Eric Jordan

2Advanced Studios

Age: 26
Position: President & Chief Creative Officer for 2Advanced Studios
School or Professional Training: Self Taught
Location: Aliso Viejo, CA

i caught up with Eric of 2Advanced Studios to ask him some color questions, and to find out the truth about 2A0000 ...

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Interview with Izzy Medrano

Interview with Izzy Medrano


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Izzy Medrano

Illustrator

Age: 25
School or Professional Training: Alumni Artcenter College of Design in Pasadena / Animation- Mongodillo Studios / Graphic design- RUSHweb Design
Location: Los Angeles

izzy is a recent art school graduate and recently became one of the concept developers for a major southern californian game development company.

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