1. Alex Jaffee

    Hundred Acre Wood

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    While I was babysitting last week, I took the kids to the movie theater. One of the previews we saw was for a new Winnie the Pooh movie coming out in theaters this summer. I was a big fan of Winnie the Pooh as a child, and lets face it, …

  2. Alex Jaffee

    This is DS106

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    Dear Future DS106 Student,

    Why are you taking this class? If it’s because you think this 100 level course will be a light load then you’re in trouble. If it’s because you are actually interested in digital storytelling and willing to step out of the box, then you’re in the …

  3. Alex Jaffee

    Engagement Ring

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    Engagement Ring, originally uploaded by ahappyjaffee.

    I took advantage of the beautiful weather earlier this week and took some photos outside. This is my engagement ring…the main stone is green amethyst with surrounding diamonds. I thought putting the ring on the flower would be a fun photo. I …

  4. Alex Jaffee

    Family Dinner Mash-up

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    Here is the mash-up Grace and I created in class tonight. We spent most of the class period trying to figure out what to do and about five minutes creating the mash-up (woo hoo team work!), which explains why our video kind of ends abruptly. Then we rushed downstairs, back …

  5. Alex Jaffee

    Engagement Photo Props

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    This past Saturday, we had our engagement photo session. We had SO much fun! Part of the session was at Fredericksburg Academy (where we met) and the other part was downtown. The part of the session that was at FA had a school theme. Two of the props we used …

  6. Alex Jaffee

    The Lion King

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    When we were first given this assignment and listened to Andy Rush’s presentation, I thought, “How hard could this be?” Boy, was I in for a surprise! It’s not that the assignment was necessarily hard, it’s just that I couldn’t get any of the recommended programs from the Internet to …

  7. Alex Jaffee

    Remix Readings

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    Praxis 2.0: Escaping the edu-travelogue

    When I first watched the Alice video I  wondered, “Wow! How did someone do this?! So I’m excited for the mash-up section of this course. Then when I saw the word ‘praxis’ I thought of the test (there are a series of tests, one of …

  8. Alex Jaffee

    Reception Location

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    We have a date…Sunday, June 3, 2012!! We’ve officially booked Market Square in downtown Fredericksburg for the reception. I’ve taken pictures of Market Square at two different times. The first was last weekend as the sun was going down. The second was today with the beautiful sunny weather (my fiance …

  9. Alex Jaffee

    Craigslist Time line Webstory

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    This assignment took me forever to come up with an idea that would work! I would come up with an idea but then the website that I wanted to use for it would be too complicated or the story I wanted to use wasn’t going anywhere…this must have happened 4 …

  10. Alex Jaffee

    The Dress

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    Just got my wedding dress back from Downtown Cleaners where I had the dress altered!! I purchased this dress brand new from eBay (seller was Maryann’s Bridal) for $100! How I did I get a wedding dress so cheap you ask…the seller is a wholesaler in China! So by cutting …

  11. Alex Jaffee

    Zombie Costume Ad

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    ZombieCostumeAd

    This audio clip is one of the commercials I created for our radio show. However, you won’t hear this in our actual show because by time I had finished it and uploaded it, our radio show was all done! Woo hoo!

    I used Garage Band again. I recorded the …

  12. Alex Jaffee

    Color Inspiration

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    I was preparing for my meeting with Party Elegance, an event rental company located in downtown Fredericksburg, by gathering samples of our wedding colors and thought “this is part of the planning process…I should take a picture!” So I did. What I’m about to write probably sounds a little extravagant …

  13. Alex Jaffee

    Flower Sash

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    Here are my first wedding themed photos for my final project! I also set up the plug-in Slickr Flickr to display my final project photos on the sidebar. I had to change the theme of my blog because my former blog theme did not have a sidebar available.

    Anyway, this …

  14. Alex Jaffee

    What to do?

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    What to do? What to do? Something I’ve been interested in and fascinated by, even before ds106, is photography. So what am I going to photograph? My wedding planning process! This will give me the opportunity to practice my photography skills while simultaneously recording my wedding planning. My objectives are …

  15. Alex Jaffee

    Highlights (still not the magazine)

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    I really enjoyed doing the daily shoot assignment! I’ve always been fascinated by photography but have never really made the time to actually practice. The following are some of my favorite photos that I captured:


    Newsflash: Dog Turns into Elephant- I love this picture because it makes me laugh.


    Follow …

  16. Alex Jaffee

    Highlights (not the magazine)

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    While everyone did a great job with the daily shoot assignment, the following photos are some of my favorites that classmates did. I chose these photos for different reasons…some are really cute (Lady Plug in the rain), others have something in them I love (Skippy Jon Jones and dogs), and/or …

  17. Alex Jaffee

    The Bench

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    The Bench, originally uploaded by ahappyjaffee.

    This is the story of Henry the runaway dog. One day over winter break I was driving home from Wegmans with my fiance in the passenger seat when we saw a black lab running frantically down Princess Anne Street. As we were …

  18. Alex Jaffee

    Foode

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    This is Foode. I had my first visit at this amazing restaurant/market today. It’s located on Caroline Street across from Dog Crazy. I not only chose these three pictures because they have somewhat unusual views but I have a different view of this place after having gone today. I had …

  19. Alex Jaffee

    Design Assignment: The Big Hip Hop

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    For the design assignment, I chose to do The Big Hip Hop submitted by Tim Owens, which requires taking a photo from The Big Picture (http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/) and overlaying it with text from a Top 100 song (http://www.metrolyrics.com/top100.html). This photo was taken at a protest in Tunisia. The lyrics are from …

  20. Alex Jaffee

    Design Assignment- The Big Hip Hop

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    For the design assignment, I chose to do The Big Hip Hop by Tim Owens, which requires taking a photo from The Big Picture website and overlaying it with text from a Top 100 song. This photo was taken at a protest in Tunisia. The lyrics are from the song …

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