This weeks marks the beginning of the final project. For this project I have chosen to build a proper portfolio site. This week however I have been working on finishing up a few other projects in order to feature them on my portfolio site. Here are a few screen shots of the website I am currently working on. The artist is named Interstate Steve, he is a west coast musician.
This is the homepage of the site
This is the media page featuring some pictures and videos
this is the store page
The last page. The store page I am having a difficult time figuring out how to link the downloadable file to the Paypal securely. I am sure I will figure it out
The next project currently in the works is a music video Here is a rough cut of it. I thought for this one I would try my had at some mild motion graphics, granted I have a long way to go before this is done it is put together OK for now. I will be posting it sometime this week.
Lastly my final project for the week. Have volunteered to help out with a podcast staring a few guys from the engeneering department. I have also set up some avenues to market. Incuding a logo design and facebook page
This week was how we say EHH!?!. I was not a fan. It seems to me that in reality this course is full of mashups, whether you want to call em that or not. I can think of only a hand full of times I have been asked to create my own content. I find this extremely disheartening. Oh well, I guess, I would like to do some work though that applies to the real world. Something that requires planning and coordination, maybe even team work. Any how, my projects this week were short and sweet which is not a bad thing considering the course load I am under currently. Here are a few links to my assignment this week.
My second project took a little more time and I do feel this one is worth 4 stars unlike the last project. here is my movie poster mash up. I hope it is effective. I tried to stray away from the examples used which mostly but not all simply clipped out a piece of one image and pasted it into another. I tried to just recreate the whole poster. any how, here is my movie mashup poster.
This week is mash-up week, and we are off. I would like to state for the record that the world of the internet we live in today is full of intellectual theft. As a photographer any time I give some one the right of use for any of my pictures I always give them the standard BS. “Don’t alter them, Don’t crop out my logo, If you can site me as the author.” The mash-up is sort of a perversion of free speech. I do think that you should be able to use anyone’s work for education. I also feel the use of another’s work for criticism and press is vital to my love of liberty in this country. However, using other’s work for rebranding is unprofessional.
With that being said here we go with my first theft of intellect. for this project I use the assignment bank assignment called “this doesn’t belong here”
This week, I will admit, was one of my favorite. We have been tasked with filming a documentary. My documentary is going to be called “The Love of Speed.” It is about a guy who as a teen had a bright future in the motocross world. Unfortunately, he broke his back and is forced to stay in a wheelchair. This has in no way hindered his love of speed. The only Complaint I have is that the film is only 2-4 minutes long. This greatly impacts the ability to effectively tell this story. That being said It has still been fun to work on it. So far I have put together a rough cut. I will also be adding some motion graphics and more effects to the riding portions of the mini documentary. In the mean time here are a few photos
This week was an easy one. We were sort of left to our own devices. Most of my assignments revolved around design. I made a center fold advertisement, a Art piece and a poster using the likeness of my instructor, I hope he enjoy’s it.
Here is some of the weeks work and the links to go along
This weeks daily create’s were sort of bland in my opinion, I waited tell Friday to start on them because I was waiting for a good one to came up but it never happens so I had to do the last three of the week so here are my weeks work.
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This weeks daily creates, In my opinion were some of the best so far. I think that some of the daily creates took a little more effort than 10 or 15 minutes. However I didn’t think that was a bad thing. For my first daily create the assignment was to combine two of my favorite logo’s Mine were Red Bull and Jameson.
For this assignment we had to listen to the podcast “Moon Graffiti”
I thought this was a well put together story. It always seems to cool to see and hear alternate reality’s fictions. I think that the sound used in the background first the radio static as the astronauts spoke then the space sound as Nixon gave his speech. I did feel however that it seemed the astronauts were a little to composed for having just crashed and knowing they would die. The argument to this though, would be that they are hero’s and should be rather well composed.
In this video I go over my experience and equipment I use as a photographer I give some of my personal thoughts on aspects of photography. I also show some of the pictures I have taken as well as a short description of.