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  1. jhempe

    Celtics and Lakers Ultimate Merger! (3.5 Stars)

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    This Ultimate Merger assignment was really fun and interesting. We were suppose to take two businesses and merged them together to create one logo. The process to create this logo was not too challenging, I found a colorless logo and took that image and put it in the Color Splash app. From there I was […]
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    Rondo and Franklin- (3.5 Stars)

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    In this assignment, we were suppose to take a head of someone famous and place it on the body of an animal or the other way around. For me this assignment was easy to think about the image I wanted to create. The process to create the image was a little more difficult to make. […]
  3. jhempe

    The Truth Behind Olympus Has Fallen! (3 Stars)

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    For this assignment, we were to take a movie poster and edit it to tell the real truth about the movie. The process of this was very simple and fun. The tough part was picking a movie and deciding what to say about the movie. After thinking about it for a couple minutes I knew […]
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    Propaganda Posters- (3 Stars)

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    After seeing the instructions for this assignment, I knew that I wanted to do this. We had to take a World War II propaganda poster, and use editing software to recreate the poster to encourage or promote the DS106 class. The overall process to edit the poster was not very challenging, however finding the right […]
  5. jhempe

    Tracing Myself! (Daily Create 10/3)

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    The photo I chose to trace myself with was one from my Senior year pictures. It was me posing in my high school basketball uniform in the park. I really like the intensity the picture shows, it is not just a regular smiling picture.
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    Weekly Summary 5!! (9/28)

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    Well, I really enjoyed the assignments we had to do this week. Even though there were guidelines and criteria we had to follow for each assignment, we were still allowed to put our on personal creative touch to each of them as well. Going into these assignments I knew that storytelling could be visual, but […]
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    Returning to the Scene of the CRIME! (3 Stars)

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    This assignment was intriguing to me in the sense we had to go through old pictures which brought back a lot of great memories from my childhood. The only problem with doing this assignment was figuring out what picture I wanted to use. After a lot of thought I decided go with a picture of […]
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    Splash That Color!! (3 Stars)

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    Going through the different assignments the title Splash That Color really caught my attention. I really enjoyed doing this assignment, it was by far the most fun I have had. Going into it, there was a little struggle trying to figure out what picture I wanted to use. However, after thinking for a little bit […]
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    Apophenia (3.5 Stars)

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    This assignment was very fun and interesting for me. However, starting out it was very difficult to figure out what object I wanted to use and how I wanted to use it. After looking around for about 30 minutes I finally found a toothpick, and I was able to think of the first picture that […]
  10. jhempe

    How to be a Better Photographer!

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    The most difficult aspect of the entire week was trying to add these suggestions into our photographs and drawings. I found that the best ways to use these tips was into the photoblitzing assignment. Even though, this was a challenge I do think that these tips really helped make my photos so much better than […]
  11. jhempe

    Noise Pollution- Daily Create (9/27)

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    For this daily create it is my dad starting his motorcycle as he is about to leave to go get us food. Then I decided to go into the backyard and play with my dog for little bit. You can hear the wind blowing and some of the birds chirping as well.
  12. jhempe

    Pimp up your Flickr

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    I was really glad that we were assigned to edit and improve our Flickr accounts, because I have been wanting to do some stuff to mine I just have not had a chance yet. The first change I made was to, connect my Flickr account with twitter. Twitter is t...
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    Photoblitzing!!

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    This assignment was very interesting and stressful at the same time. I found it interesting in the fact that we had to be creative and really think about the different aspects that go into making a great and unique picture. However, it was stressful in the fact that we only had 20 minutes to take […]
  14. jhempe

    Daily Create (9/25)-99.3 The Vibe

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    What is on my Radio? When I am driving, there are a few radio stations I listen too, but my favorite station is without a doubt 99.3 The Vibe. When I turned to 99.3, the song that was playing was Feel So Close by Calvin Harris. 99.3 plays a lot of new great hits, this song is […]
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    Daily Create (9/24)

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    Blue Print of a basketball hoop: I chose this blue print, because basketball is my favorite sport and to see the details that go into creating a hoop is really interesting to me.
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    Weekly Summary 4 (9/21)

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    Week 4 was very frustrating and challenging for me in some aspects of the week. Specifically with the assignments and trying to understand Audacity. However, the reflections and videos we had to do were very interesting and taught me a lot about storytelling and the fact that it doesn’t have to just be visual. However, […]
  17. jhempe

    Listening to DS106 Radio

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    I joined in on the radio when they were playing the famous song from the Rocky movies. After the song there was a man and woman discussing about an radio project that students had to do for the class, and the different techniques they had to use and where to find them. Then they played […]
  18. jhempe

    Sound Effects Story

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    I really enjoyed doing this assignment, especially now that I knew how to use Audacity. The process of creating the entire story was very easy and simple using Audacity. The challenging part was trying to figure out what I wanted to tell my story about and trying to find the sound effects that what I […]
  19. jhempe

    DS 106 Radio Bumper

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    Starting out with this assignment, I was getting very frustrated with trying to figure out how Audacity works. Even after looking over the tutorials the first time I was still having a lot of trouble editing the tracks and organizing them together. So I went back and started to read the instructions word for word […]
  20. jhempe

    Listening to Stories

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    The audio I picked to listen to was Ghost Stories by the Radiolab. I chose this one because, I figured that ghost stories would have great audio techniques for not only telling the story but setting the mood as well. The first story was about a man who tries to communicate with the afterlife, the […]
  21. jhempe

    About Audio Storytelling

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    Ira Glass had a lot of really interesting points that caught my attention about storytelling. The first was the two major building blocks you must have in order to tell a good story. The first building block is an anecdote, which is the sequence of events that take place in the story. The second major building […]

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