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  1. Cheryl Colan


    Make a photograph of water in one form or another today. #ds583 I know some would call me out for shooting something easy/obvious, but the point is to shoot something, right? If I start mucking around picking just the right thing, I’m back to not getting it done and moving on to the rest of ...
  2. Cheryl Colan

    Video response to Dr. O’Blivion’s introduction

    This is a video response to Dr. Brian O’Blivion’s video intro to #ds106. It’s also the story of how I got my new social media avatar, which you’ll see popping up everywhere shortly. And don’t go thinking this means I’m not enthusiastic about the #ds106 class. That was just a really long lecture. Really, really, ...
  3. Cheryl Colan


    Heat, a photo by hummingcrow on Flickr. Via Flickr: @DailyShoot – #ds582 – Illustrate heat in one of its many forms in a photograph today. This candle has been lit since Father’s Day. The knight and pipe represent my father in law. My mother in law is pictured in the photo. We have a place ...
  4. Cheryl Colan

    Baby, I’ve got a million of ‘em

    So I’m just about ready to panic, because I’m having trouble moving from the brainstorming phase of my study abroad course materials for my digital storytelling class to the phase where I make it all coherent. I’m at that familiar point in the creative process where I begin thinking I am totally incompetent and unable ...
  5. Cheryl Colan


    There are so many scenes I love in The Princess Bride that it was tough to choose one to use for an animated GIF. This assignment made me realize I love most of the scenes for the lines. For example, there just wasn’t a scene for “Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya…” that I thought ...
  6. Cheryl Colan

    Smart Object Stack Order Experiment

    Smart Object Stack Order Experiment, a set on Flickr. Via Flickr: Used Photoshop’s Set Stack Order command on a Smart Object created from all the iPhone snapshots I took in May 2010. I left out the stack orders that left a white screen. Images posted are titled with the stack order that produced the result. ...
  7. Cheryl Colan

    Joining the summer of oblivion

    Yep, I’ll be participating in the 5-week version of Jim Groom’s ds106 online digital storytelling course this summer. Which should be interesting because I leave for Nottingham, England, where I’m teaching a Digital Storytelling course with a study abroad program during the month of July, smack-dab in the middle of ds106. I’ll be participating via ...

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