1. @wchiltonumw

    Sounds of a Vacation

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    Tell a story using nothing but sound effects. There can be no verbal communication, only sound effects. Use at least five different sounds that you find online. The story can be no longer than 90 seconds.”

    For this assignment I chose to make it all about a trip to the …

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    Radio Bumper DJ Walk Style

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    This was an overall fun assignment to work with. I was able to use all of my own work that I have created so it made it truly feel like mine. I used part of my beat that I made for another assignment for the start of this bumper. I …

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    The WORST Audio Ever

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    Create YOUR worst sound ever. Take audio clips of every single sound that you hate and put them all together to make The Worst Noise Ever”

    The absolute worst sounds all in one place….how wonderful. For this assignment I chose the four sounds in the world that I hate the …

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    DJ Walk

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    Make a sick beat, using whatever you can find on freesounds.org, and whatever you can record around you! I don’t care how long it is, just get groovy dood.”

    This assignment was a lot of fun. I used Garage Band to create all of this. I started by just going …

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    The Backbone to a Good Story

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    My title to this blog says it all. Audio is the the backbone to a good story. Depending on the sound of any story or song, the way that sound is portrayed sets the mood for the entire thing. If it is a slow sad song you will more than …

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    Step and Shoot

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    Take ten steps in any direction and with each step take one photo. Think about angles and lighting to create interesting photographs. Don’t forget the Rule of Thirds! Create a collage in a photo editor.”

    This was a fun assignment. Anything that gets me out of the house is a …

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    Story of Friendship Courtesy of UMW

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    Telling a story in a collage, creating a story for someone to view. “

    This story is nice and self explanatory. These are some of the friends that I have made due to college. I created this collage by taking pictures that I already had on my phone and using an …

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    Unbreakable Love

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    Take/Find a picture of a couple who are obviously in love. Use the picture to tell a story. Give the story some background and maybe even create a dialogue between the two or tell the story from each point of view. Just give it some detail and create a background …

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    Close and Personal Challenge

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    Take a close up picture of something as see if people can guess what it is. Try doing the skin or outside of something that would make it hard for someone to guess!”

    This assignment was actually pretty time consuming. I could not figure out what to do. When I …

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    The Seacobeck Special

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    Most everyone has seen the infamous picture of The Brady Bunch where everyone in the family is showcased in their own personal box. Now it’s your turn!! Whether your actual family or your close group of friends, make a collage mimicking the picture shown below. Be creative with the title. …

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    Shooting In A Time Limit

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    My Start time was at 5:32.

    Something that makes me sick. My favorite color is blue. The great outdoors. When I was outside all I could hear was my neighbor’s noise maker…..the window AC unit. Something crushed. This is a picture of what once was my pumpkin plant that got…
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    The Path to Better My Photography

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    For this picture I think I really captures the moment at that time. It showed how we were all happy. It also was able to have good lighting. I feel like the light hit the right places on both the people in the picture and the things around it that …

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    Me as a Photographer

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    I have never been big into taking pictures of things other than my friends, family, or myself with my friends. I have always been focused on other hobbies which I am assuming kept me from picking up photography. I usually take a lot of pictures when I am with my …

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    My Inspiration for DS106

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    Everyone has someone who they admire or who inspires them. For this assignment, write about that person and why you admire them.”

    I am going to talk about an individual who has inspired me in a short term aspect. This person was introduced to me not to long ago. He …

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    Dear Mom,

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    If you’re like me, you are super close to your mom. The woman who has done everything for you from missing work to be with you, to driving hours to be with you. But there is not enough words to thank her. How do you even show her how much …

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    Dear Walker,

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    Write a letter to yourself describing how you ideally imagine your life, career, etc. in 10 years. Then keep the letter and read it in 10 years and see how your life turned out versus how you imagined it.”

    Hello Walker this is your past self here writing to you …

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    Fear of Not Being Successful

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    What is your biggest fear? Is it spiders… heights… snakes… needles? Have you ever thought about what your fear might think of you?  Write a short story of a terrifying event from the perspective of your fear.  You never know… they might be just as scared as you are!”

    While …

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    The Three Little Pigs and DS106

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    Favorite Childhood Story

    After going through the reading and the two videos, I immediately started comparing these thoughts to actuals stories. The first one that came to my mind was The Three Little Pigs. In the video about the shapes of a story I was easily able to draw one …

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    Having a Career in Law Enforcement in 2021

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    Talk about peer pressure, nonconformity. Express how you feel about the future and your career path.”

    In today’s society there is a stormy cloud that hovers over the law enforcement career path. This assignment grabbed my attention because I want to go in to law enforcement after graduating college. Law …

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    The Mystery Flower

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    Name this flower – search up on the net then come back and name it”

    These flowers are probably the most attention grabbing flowers I have ever seen. I think what really gets me is how the yellows grabs your eyes, but the red really makes sure that you lock …

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    Sounds Of A Chase

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    Tell a story using nothing but sound effects. There can be no verbal communication, only sound effects. Use at least five different sounds that you find online. The story can be no longer than 90 seconds.”

    While glancing through all of the different assignment topics I could do, the audio …

  22. @wchiltonumw

    First Week Summary

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    My main take away from this week was setting up this blog. It definitely was a love hate relationship. I struggled getting it up and going. Then when I got it up and going I struggled figuring out how to navigate around it. After playing around with it I got …

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    Goals For DS106

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    My biggest goal that I have for this class is by far getting more familiar with all of these different platforms. I have used some of the platforms that we will be using for class, but some of them I have never even heard of. I am familiar with Instagram, …

  24. @wchiltonumw

    Bob Ross-Silent Forest (My Thoughts)

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    “When you do yours you can do as many as you want.” and “Make the trees as big as you want. It is your world.”

    After hearing Ross make this statement it truly made me realize what his main push behind this video was. He was expressing how we had …

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    Multimodal Introductions

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    Hey guys! I am excited to take you along on this journey through DS 106. I am excited for this class because it is going to force me out of my comfort zone. Out of all 3 years at UMW this will be my 1st class that is truly hands …

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    Welcome!

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    I am Walker Chilton. I am senior at the University of Mary Washington. I am from a small town in Virginia called Culpeper. I am a psychology major. After college I am planning on persuing a career in law enforcement. …

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