Final Reflection

Throughout the semester, I realized that I improved on my photoshop editing skills. I also got better with taking photos in general by taking in the tips we learned. I’m way better at making GIFs, too! Now I can make cute ones or funny ones. The most challenging unit for me was definitely the Sound …

Look at, Listen to, and Analyze the Joker

I decided to analyze a film that is recognized by many except by me. Crazy to think about it but I don’t think I’ve ever fully watched the Batman movie, The Dark Knight. I know, insane! But here I am, about to analyze a scene of the Joker. Look: There are many characters in the …

Ira Glass & Jad Abumrad

In the first video of Ira Glass speaking about Storytelling, he elaborated on the main components that go into telling a story. He mentioned that audibly telling a story is much different than telling a story with written words. There are two major aspects of telling a story: Anecdote and Moment of Reflection. I learned …

Thoughts on Vignelli Canon

As I read Vignelli Canon by Massimo Vignelli, I realize that it is fairly complex. Many things go into the process of creating a design. Vignelli mentions that he focuses on the three main concepts: semantic, syntactic and pragmatic. For semantic, he explains that understanding the purpose and the intention before creating a design. This …

Becoming a Better Photographer

First, I watched a YouTube video going in depth about Visual Literacy. I learned that every photo has a meaning behind it. I learned that a single photo can be interpreted differently depending on the person looking at it. Each photo also raises the question of why it was originally taken and the photographers intention …

Photo Safari and Reflection

In under 15 minutes, taking photos that fits all kinds of different criteria was harder than I expected. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to complete the whole list, but I got a good bit. I used Flickr to organize all my photos into one album. Here is an overall view of my Photo Safari and the …

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