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Photo Watermark

Deviating from the travel theme, hope that's cool!

I tackled a little watermark for my amateur photography. I take photos in the ocean with a water housing, and usually this happens down beach track No.16, on the northern beaches of Perth, West Oz.

The water housing icon I drew some time ago, but always felt it needed some context.

I went through various iterations, some with a lot of concentric circular line work. Given the heavy icon component, in the end I settled for a design with less lines and more whitespace, so that the mark doesn't detract from the photo. For the main type, I chose a typeface that had similar geometric proportions to the water housing. For he No.16 I wanted an italic typeface to counteract the slight icon angle.

It's simple, but I think it works:



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