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Creating Visual Content: How to Make Pictures and Text Look Good Together

Everyone is having fun creating visual content: picture quotes and postcards are everywhere. Tools abound, all promising to make it easy. But making do it yourself visual content look professional is not so easy…

Here’s how to combine pictures and text for professional looking visual content:

 

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ArleneCreating Visual Content: How to Make Pictures and Text Look Good Together
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Find your center – it’s calm and beautiful there (really!)

Just like many of us, Amsterdam crowds so much into such little space, yet in such a charming way! I took this photo with a wide angle lens, positioning myself carefully to capture what I considered the essence of Amsterdam: the bikes, the bridges, the canals and the quaint canal houses. Capturing the big picture was what I remember thinking about.

Looking back at it now, I am struck by how there is a balance, a calm and a sense of order within this crowded scene. Notice how the chaos and the crowdedness lie all around the outside. The houses, each different, each jammed in against its neighbor, line up against the sky. The crowded mass of bikes squeezes into the frame from the bottom.

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ArleneFind your center – it’s calm and beautiful there (really!)