Hey everyone! My name is Alex and I am a senior at Westtown. For my senior project, I am going to be working with the Admissions Office here at Westtown and with the artistic support of T. Tim Loose to create a poster entitled “The Windows of Westtown” (a take on the Doors of Dublin) that Admissions can use to advertise Westtown to prospective students and their families. I am so excited to take a break from school work and be able to focus completely on my photography and graphic design!
I will be using the skills I learned in graphic design courses to design the layout of the poster using Adobe Illustrator. This is where I will create the layout, the type, and arrange the photos to create the finished product. I will be traveling all around campus for this project, and I am excited to photograph our gorgeous campus and buildings. The focus of the poster will be the windows of the buildings, but I also plan on accompanying these photographs with other aspects of our school.
For the technical details, I use a Nikon D60 DSLR camera with an 18mm-55mm lens, a 55mm-200mm lens, and a special 85mm portrait lens, as well as a flash and a bunch of different filters. I plan on using all of these lenses for this project so that I can make the school look beautiful on the poster. I will make sure to keep you all updated with some of the fruits of my labor as I work on my project, and I will hopefully be able to present the poster when we all come back after Spring Break.
I’m so excited to get started, only two more days until senior projects begin! I’ll update you all once I start my project.