1. @mellis_5

    Wrap up


    This semester in ds106 was nothing like I thought it was going to be. I’m not sure what I was expecting or even what digital storytelling was exactly, but boy do I know now. It’s using all forms of media as a way to creatively tell a story, these mediums, …

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    Weekly Summary


    When I think about Mashups and remixes I soo vividly remember mashup tv episodes where characters from other shows would come onto another show (usually from the same network) and those were always the best, most exciting episodes. I also think about Glee and how that show would create some …

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    2 Remixes

    Disney mashup…REMIX the original assignment was to mix two disney songs together after the remix said to change a little detail I decided to find two disney princesses morphed together!  #MashupAssignment #MashupAssignments2132

     Animoji Karaoke…REMIX. The original assignment was to create an animoji lip singing but after the remix I had …

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    Mashup Assignments

    “This doesn’t belong”
    #MashupAssignments #MashupAssignments1511 “Mashup those movies” #MashupAssignments #MashupAssignments534

    photo mash  #MashupAssignments #MashupAssignments2037

    These assignments were really fun and I love that I got to put my photoshop skills to the test. The one I’m most proud of is the famous breakfast club scene with the snitch flying by …

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    project ideas


    Here is a list of what we brainstormed!

    family feud type show game show of sorts (we really though about this and didn’t think we would be able to use editing and directing as a ay to invoke emotion and showing emotion/ making viewers feel something would be difficult with…
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    weekly summary


    This week I got together with Annie Grace and Jack Henry to discuss our movie we decided to create together. It was so much fun getting to collaborate with them again. We sat down and brainstormed what we wanted out movie to look like and we went with a murder …

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    Movie trailer

    Making this was so much fun! First we sat down and planned a plot and a script then starred thinking about what we wanted our film to look like through a trailer. we went with a mystery because we thought it would be the most fun to create because of…
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    radio show update


    This week we planned even more of our radio show and after the planning session we had where we laid out a script and who was in charge of what, we started to get really excited about it. This was shocking. I never thought I would be comfortable with something …

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    Weekly Summary


    This week was super fun! I absolutely loved getting together with my group and bonding and coming up with a plan. I really loved the poster assignment as well, that is just something I really enjoy doing. I love making things all pretty and nice looking and I thought the …

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    This was the logo I made for the radio show and I really enjoyed making it and getting to do something creative for the project. I decided to go with a simple yet cool color scheme and theme. I wanted to incorporate all of our names which is why it …

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    Assignment banks-Audio


    Create a place #AudioAssignments #AudioAssignments2118

    ds106 radio commercial #AudioAssignments #AudioAssignments1118

    I chose to create these and relate them to our radioshow. Overall they made me think outside the box especially the commercial. I loved doing the commercial because I’ve never really promoted something before so that was interesting and I …

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    Weekly summary


    This week I felt was very creative as far as themes and such go. If I were to give this week a theme it would be creativity. Designing is something so important in the world of storytelling and can be a very difficult thing to master (proved by this week) …

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    This was a photo I took on valentines day and i decided to put these two little hearts into my breakfast. Once the avocado was ready to spread I thought it would make for a nice photo for this assignment. I tried to make it visually appealing and create…
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    Assignment bank- design


    Create a t-shirt

    Took a funny turn on this assignment with a funny photo of myself at a sushi restaurant. #DesignAssignments #DesignAssignments1767

    Charity Ad

    For this assignment I decided to make my own charity and make a joke of my financial standings as they are less than impressive as a …

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    Weekly Summary


    This week I really enjoyed a lot of aspects to the assignments. While I don’t love hearing my own voice, it was interesting to see how I would sound in a radio bumper and I’d be lying if I said I haven’t pretended to do this at least once when …

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    Difference in opinion/ Gender wars

    picking topics and having a guy tell his perspective/opinion on the topic vs a girls comedy

    React to

    two to three people listen, watch, look at something then describe what they’re looking at and react to it for people to hear this should be a…
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    Assignment banks- Audio


    Sound effects Story

    Brought to you by a choking story. Death by pizza crust. One day in my apartment all alone, I’m on my way to the fridge whistling. I go to take a bite of pizza when all the sudden-I’M CHOKING… coughing won’t do it. I emergency SOS my …

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    Audio Bumper


    Super interesting week with DS106. Went out of my comfort zone with these assignments but had more fun with this one than I thought I was going to. I really tried to simulate that I was a radio director and tried to really sound as though I was that fun …

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    Audio Reflection


    Sounds and different audios drive stories because it evokes emotion, creates scenes, and can even give us a sense of place and personality of characters. A story can be so much more powerful with background and different noises throughout. For example, in the Moon Graffiti soundcloud the story teller starts …

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    Becoming a better photographer


    All the photos shown are my own pictures I have taken and feel represent the point listed with them. ds106photography

    This picture is a great example of depth. As you can see the lightbulbs are different lengths away making this photo unique and almost mysterious looking. Lighting: This image is…
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    Photo Reflection


    Photography is something I have been interested in since early high school. I mostly like to take portraits, landscape shots, and up close detailed shots. I still do take a lot of photos but usually not in the artistic ways I used to. Now, it’s mostly pictures of my friends …

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    Visual Assignments


    Animated Pets #VisualAssignments #VisualAssignments418

    4 lines, 5 dots, 1 curve #VisualAssignments #VisualAssignments988

    Back to Basics #VisualAssignments #VisualAssignments1316

    Car Lust #VisualAssignments #VisualAssignments123

    I saw this car in Pawly’s Island South Carolina about 5 years ago and right when I saw it I knew this was my dream car. A 1996 light…
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    All prompts:

    Show us some food

    How do ants see the world? Change your viewpoint.

    Take a photo that emphasizes the detail of a human hand

    Take a closeup photo of something very shiny. Make it hard to guess what it is.

    Place an object in your shot that’s hard …

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