A template was created in Photoshop for the cover of the book.
The images below are examples of the layout of a standard paperback book.
This show the importance of colour, image and font/typeface styles that could be used in a book cover design.
Here are the test images I took for the front cover for the Book Cover assignment.
The lighting setup consisted of 1 light with a soft box on it positioned at about 3 o’clock to the face to create the split light effect we used a light meter to make sure the the light and camera setting matched to produce the best and most balanced image possible.
Here are some of the books I looked at for my research into book covers for depression and how most of them seem to show happy feeling images when in truth it is nothing like that while you are suffering from depression and trying to gain control of your life as best you can.
Exercise on how to create a book cover from idea to conception and final product using studio facilities for taking cover photography.
the development for this also included the creation of a book cover template with a 1 cm bleed around all four edges which you can see on the final image indicated by the red boarder.