Header Graphics for Water: The Source of Life.
I have finally finished the header graphics for my project “Water: The Source of Life.”
Having worked on the images for the headers, I then added text.
I only need two, but I have come up with 5 alternatives:
New York under water, with text added along with National Geographic logo.
This is not one of my favourite images of the five. I don’t think the underwater effect is prominent enough. If I was more skilled in Photoshop, I would have liked to create some decay and texture to the buildings, but this is something I will hopefully learn in the future.
Paris under water with added text and National Geographic logo
This is the first image I created and conversely the one which I have tinkered with more than the others. Again, with better skill I would have liked to create more rusting and decay on the Eiffel Tower. I do like the underwater effect here and the way the city appears to have ‘fallen’ into the rocks.
Rome under water with added text and National Geographic logo.
Although I like the light and water effects here, I’m not sure I’m really happy with the way the buildings have come out. I fiddled (that’s the technical term!) with the foliage in the foreground to try to create more depth and texture, but I don’t think I was very successful.
I do like the way the title text came out on this one though.
San Francisco under water with added text and National Geographic logo.
I was surprised at how well this one came out. I was lucky with a good image of San Francisco to start with and the water fitted very well with the overall look.
Sydney under water with added text and National Geographic logo.
Although I made this image as an afterthought, having created the others and deciding that I ought to represent Australia too, I actually like this one best of them all.
I like the way the water has affected the buildings and I think it is the most underwater-looking one of the set. I also like the text on this, as it stands out just right.
- Life in Color, Stunning New Book from National Geographic (silverbirchpress.wordpress.com)
- Belize’s Beauty Again Featured in National Geographic (prweb.com)
- In this 1969 image provided by National Geographic via Christie’s Auction House, an illustration entitled; “A Blue Globe Hanging in Space – The Earth As Seen From The Moon,” by Charles Bittinger is shown. The picture is among a small (philstar.com)