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    Instant Replay


    This blog is my submission to the Instant Replay! assignment. There are many other assignments within the video assigment bank on the d1s06 website, however this caught my attention the most.

    There is a huge variety of video assignments, this caught my attention the most because it is a light …

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    Mountain Cover


    This is my submission to the create An Album Cover  visual assignment found on the ds106 site. This assignments difficulty is rated 3 out of 5 stars.

    I chose to do this assignment because it has quite a unique structure which I liked. To complete the process of making an …

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    Let’s GIF Moving!


    This GIF has been created following the Say It Like the Peanut Butter DS106 assignment. I created this GIF using a great site called GIPHY. This post should also feature on the main ds106 site by using the correct tags ‘VisualAssignments & VisualAssignments2’

    The aim of the assignment was …

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    Caption Challenge!


    The Daily Create task I have chosen this time is TDC1774. The aim of the task was to caption a spooky image with whatever creative choice of words I can think of.

    This was another fun, simple Daily Create and the caption I decided to give the photo was …

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    Modern 80’s Daily Create


    This graphic was created using Retro Wave on a website called PhotoFunia. This graphic is a response to TDC1775.

    The aim for this daily create task was to create a specific image of something from this era but in a classic 1980’s style.

    My text on the graphic reads …

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    Quote to poem


    This blog/tweet is a response to TDC1771

    This daily create is another type of poem. However the creation process for the poem I created was very unique. The requirement for this daily create was to start a poem with a piece of dialog which I overheard as the starting point …

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    What is social media production?


    I believe the social media production is the production and consumption of user generated content.
    A great example of a piece of social media production are all the different remixes to ‘Hitler’s outburst’ in the film Downfall. Here is my favourite user created version of Hitler’s outburst. The reason these …

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    A quick poem


    This blog post is part of the TDC1746 task.

    This Daily Create task required users to create a short poem which had to include all of these exact words: ‘pistachio’, ‘ink’, ‘pebble’, ‘weather’ and ‘varnish’.
    The idea behind my poem was create a short, catchy verse almost like a couplet …

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    Window Shot!


    This photograph was made in response to TDC1740.

    The requirement for TDC1740 was to celebrate the current season of where we live by capturing a photograph however creatively we decide. The purpose is to share media with other Daily Create users.

    My photograph was captioned “Cold, dark, suburban Leicester.” …

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    This is an introduction blog. My name is James Collins i’m currently in my second year studying media production at De Montfort University.

    I will be posting a variety of different blogs and updates to this page all throughout the academic year.c

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    A photo without words


    This Blog post is part of the TDC1741 task.

    The TDC1741 task wanted users to describe something that we would usually take a photograph of only using words. This is fairly simple but allows a huge variety of different types of things for people to talk about. I have …

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