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the begining of the end

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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 homepage of the site

This is the media page featuring some pictures and videos

This is the media page featuring some pictures and videos

Capturestore

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

https://www.facebook.com/METalkpodcast/

and lastly here is the logo we liked for METalk

metalk-logodoned

 

review 11-15-15

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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.

http://digitalmediakiller.com/creative-work/to-bad-he-isnt-british/

http://digitalmediakiller.com/creative-work/that-doesnt-belong-there/

the second one was ehh, risque’ but I am not really worried. we are in college and also adults if there is a problem please contact me so I can let you know I am not concerned with your offence.

To bad he isn’t british

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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.

http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/movie-mashup/

moon breaker

and here is the original poster from the james band movie moonraker

ian fleming

That doesn’t belong there

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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”

http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/this-doesnt-belong-here/

and here it is

the background image is Halle Berry and the foreground image is from mystery science theater 3000

 

week in review 11-1-15

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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

mitchpull mtbsunset

Daily Creates 

For this weeks daily creates

I also did a third one however I am not very proud of it haha. Any way I cannot wait to show my documentary. Stay tuned

week in review Oct 25, 2015

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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

sexydesign

http://digitalmediakiller.com/creative-work/center-fold-ad-4-stars/?preview=true&preview_id=266&preview_nonce=d5a89250c2

still bill poster

http://digitalmediakiller.com/creative-work/still-bill/?preview=true&preview_id=253&preview_nonce=9aae6ecdc2

Here is a few links to the rest of my assignments

http://digitalmediakiller.com/uncategorized/mimicry-is-the-best-form-of-flattery-5stars/?preview=true&preview_id=257&preview_nonce=8c0d89fe4c

http://digitalmediakiller.com/daily-create/daily-creates-for-oct-19-to-the-25-of-2015/?preview=true&preview_id=272&preview_nonce=910d51833a

Daily Create’s for Oct 19 to the 25 of 2015

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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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Hopefully next week will have better daily create’s

Daily creates for the week of 10-4-2015

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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.

tragedy on the moon

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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.

Photography The job that’s not work

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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.