1. davebarr

    Just a Lamp: VisAssign


    Lampshade from space…

    Visual Assignment #107: “Take a picture of a common ever day object and manipulate the colors.”

    The photo was taken on an iPhone and post-processed using Filterstorm (tone mapping) and PhotoStudio (Hollywood FX, Predator Vision filter).

  2. davebarr

    Still, Life! : VisAssign


    Take apples and make lemonade…

    Visual Assignment #308: “Take a famous painting or print and do your best to recreate it in real life. Capture it in a photo and present the two in a blog post.”

    Photographed with an iPhone.

    The original is a still life by Picasso:

    Most …

  3. davebarr

    Red Splash: VisAssign


    Lid of the almond jar…

    Visual Assignment #340: “Color splash is a technique to emphasize details- you remove all color from a photo, and then restore original color to a single object, e.g. a green apple on a table. Think of the Girl in the red dress from Schindler’s List.…

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    Post”Secret”: VisAssign


    My secret wish…

    Assignment #804: “Write on a “post-it” (haha, get it. “Post” secret.) your biggest dream in life. What are you going to school to accomplish? Who would you like to meet? What is your dream job? Whatever it is, it shouldn’t be a “secret”! Tell the whole internet …

  5. davebarr

    Family Expedition: DailyCreate


    A computer program to tell a story…

    Daily create #623 – here’s the code:

    And here’s the story (way down the page, after the yellow blocks):

    A Family Expedition

    Today Dave, Norma, James, Dawn, Hunter, Maggie and Pogo went for a walk in the woods

    They walked some more, saw …

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    Vanishing Point: DailyCreate


    A path that leads the eye…

    This iPhone photo shared a problem with many others, too great a dynamic range, with some areas well exposed, some underexposed and some overexposed. My goto app for solving this problem is Filterstorm – I use its tone mapping feature to brighten the dark …

  7. davebarr

    The Banana Peel: Assignment


    A sound effect story…

    entitled ‘The Banana Peel.’

    Here’s the link to the story on SoundCloud:

    I had worked with sound files before, mostly when dealing with the soundtrack on videos. So I had been doing a bit of editing – things like splitting a track, cutting out bits and …

  8. davebarr

    Tesselation: DailyCreate


    Photo of a grid, off the grid…

    Yes, this tiled hot pot stand is completely unplugged. Photo for the ds106 daily create taken with an iPhone. Just cropped and with no additional post-processing.

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