You have guessed it: I have been engrossed in my photography studies for the last while. Projects handed up, semester over, last exam sat - I am free to dabble in crafty creativity again. But I cannot quite let go of my photography obsession, so the little project I did just now is for photo nerds, again.
I recently got myself a really cool T-shirt with a Canon eos settings dial on it. It's great, but it got me thinking that you could make one myself and save the € 20,00 I paid for the dial shirt for other things. All you need is some iron on transfer paper, a printer, an iron and an idea. So I went out and bought a cheap white shirt for € 4,00 and set about designing my t-shirt.
What I came up with is probably gobbledegook for most of you but is instantly recognisable for photographers - I simply typed the standard f-stop numbers in an OpenOffice document, chose a nice font reminiscent of the fonts seen on lens dials and then gave my design a bit of colour by highlighting the three main f-stop numbers.
So what you see here in the image on the right is wrong!!!
Tada, here is my photo-nerd shirt:
The shirt can be worn and washed frequently - my kids wore theirs a lot and the design did not come off for a long time. Eventually the plastic-y transfer stuff might start flaking off, but hey, that is just a sign that you should really think about designing another personal favourite.
Happy designing :-)