From Landscape to CMYK

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Color is so crucial in how I see the world. I am constantly taking photos of sunsets, landscapes, and saving images from all over that inspire me in some way or another. Most of the time I am drawn instantly to an image or scene by the colors that are interacting within it. 


Thus when I found out about the iPhone app Color Stream I was ecstatic to say the least. If you love color and you have an iPhone get this cause it’s free! It’s incredible or at least to me. It almost beats out Cross Process for your photos. My husband sent me a message one day showing me Color Stream with the note of “Now you can take all the sunset pictures your little designer heart can stand”, which is true I am already going crazy with the thing. When you live in a world of inspiration you need tools that can translate into art. 

With that being said I have put together some images that have recently taken me aback with their colors and wanted to show you just how wonderful colors can be found through the world around us. I was drawn to these images by their color and emotion they provoked so I knew that they much have a beautiful palette that needs to be talked about and shown.

So if you have an iPhone start turning what you see into CMYK numbers to be used in designs. This is brilliant when you are entering your client’s environment and to use their environment to create a palette that will suit their branding and collateral. 


Hello! I’m Megan Gilger,

A strong believer that nature and the seasons are our greatest teachers. We live on a hill in Leelanau County, Michigan just a stone’s throw from Lake Michigan. This land we are responsible for is where we are focused on building a life around the seasons and intention. We spend our days here building a regenerative model of living and focusing our garden on native plants and intensive polyculture planting styles. My focus is less on self-sufficiency and more on community-sufficiency through how we grow and connect through the seasons.
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