NYTimes.com Design Director Khoi Vinh. Named one of “The 50 Most Influential Designers in America,” Khoi discusses how learning to see through a camera is a great way to sharpen your design eye. Always wondered about compositional rules, space and geometry in a frame? Watch this episode to learn how to maximize the graphics and colors occurring in nature to create dynamic, complex imagery. Also, Khoi introduces his social collage app, Mixel. Guest: Khoi Vinh Don’t miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers – download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free. Khoi's Tips 1. Learning to see through a camera is a great way to sharpen your design eye. 2. The language of photography is an important part of design literacy. 3. Photography is an essential part of social media now; understanding photography as a social element is essential for any UX designer. LINKS Khoi's Photography Khoi's iPad app: Mixel Khoi's Instagram Khoi's Flickr Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/photo. Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.