1. John Beals

    Cinemagraph

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    A Cinemagraph from a scene in the movie "Baraka"

    I decided that with all of the animated GIFs being posted to DS106, I would try my hand at creating a Cinemagraph, which is a specific form of animated GIF, described as “somewhere between a still photograph, and a video”.

    My …

  2. John Beals

    Cinemagraph

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    I decided that with all of the animated GIFs being posted to DS106, I would try my hand at creating a Cinemagraph, which is a specific form of animated GIF, described as “somewhere between a still photograph, and a video”.

    My inspiration came from this collection of movie Cinemagraphs, and …

  3. John Beals

    Sorapot

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    I just received my Sorapot from Joey Roth last night. The Sorapot is such an incredibly novel little thing. The aesthetic design is beautiful. It is minimalistic, but still has a kind of flair to it. I love the semi-sphere structure. First thoughts on it? It is incredibly solid. The …

  4. John Beals

    Czech and Slovak Harvest Festival 2007 Photos

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    I just finished processing all the photos I took at the Harvest Festival in Bannister. I decided to take it easy this year and just do stills, especially since I haven’t given my camera a workout in a little while. I like how some of them turned out, but I …

  5. John Beals

    IALLT Flickr Set

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    While at IALLT I got a chance to test my camera that I bought some time ago, but as of yet have had little time to try out. I also ran the photos through Lightroom, which I have been pretty pleased with. It is fairly fast on my older G4 …

  6. John Beals

    IALLT 2007, Thurs. June 21 – Comic and Manga Creation

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    On the fun side of things, Felix Kronenberg from Pomona College did a demonstration of some of the software available for making comics and manga, and some of the projects that students have used them for. Felix mentioned Manga Studio, which I saw at Digital Stream, but rightly pointed out …

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